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Proposals would curtail rights of detainees

2 versions of bill sharply criticized

By Farah Stockman and Rick Klein
Globe Staff / September 15, 2006

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WASHINGTON -- President Bush's plan for handling Guantanamo Bay detainees, and a rival bill in Congress, would both strip prisoners of the right to challenge their detention in federal court, throwing out hundreds of pending claims that are the only recourse for inmates being held indefinitely without charges. (Full article: 923 words)

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