Tuesday, 16 June 2009

Do You Remember Your First Ice Cream Cone?

This was Maisie's.

This was theirs, at least in a while.

Out of Guantánamo, Uighurs Bask in Bermuda

ST. GEORGE, Bermuda — Almost exactly seven years after arriving at Guantánamo in chains as accused enemy combatants, and four days after their surprise predawn flight to Bermuda, four Uighur Muslim men basked in their new-found freedom here, grateful for the handshakes many residents had offered and marveling at the serene beauty of this tidy, postcard island.
“I went swimming in the ocean for the first time ever yesterday, and it was the happiest day of my life,” said Salahidin Abdulahat, 32.

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