Saturday, January 3, 2009
Bush wants Australia to resettle Gitmo detainees
The Bushites asked about a month ago and were turned down. They made another request yesterday which was also rejected by the Australian government.
"Those resettlement requests have been considered on a case-by-case basis, against our stringent national security and immigration criteria" and they did not meet that criteria, said Deputy Prime Minister Julia Gillard.
Over 100 countries have been asked to take Gitmo detainees by the Bush administration. There was no information as to how many have agreed.
Read the entire article here.