Brit Resident to Be Released From Gitmo

Four others the UK wants freed are 'still significant threat,' says US
By Caroline Zimmerman,  Newser User
Posted Aug 10, 2007 5:07 AM CDT
FILE ** A shackled detainee is taken down from a vehicle as he is transported to an interview with U.S. officials, within Camp Delta detention center, Guantanamo Bay U.S. Naval Base, Cuba, in this Dec....   (Associated Press)
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(Newser) – One of five British residents has been cleared for release from Guantanamo, the US announced, following demands from authorities in London that all the prisoners be freed. The man, whose name and nationality were not disclosed, won't be returned to his homeland because of concerns he would be mistreated there, according to a US spokeswoman.

None of the men are British citizens, but lived in Britain legally before their detention. The remaining detainees are "still considered to be of significant threat," said the spokeswoman. Detailed files on each of the prisoners with information on suspected links to terrorism will be handed over to British authorities.