On Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2016 the mother of recently released detainee Obaidullah holds pictures of her son at her home in the village of Haiderkhil, Mandozai district of Khost province, Afghanistan. Obaidullah’s family said they’re excited their son is among 15 prisoners released from Guantánamo and transferred to the United Arab Emirates this week. They say Obaidullah is now “free” after 14 years in the U.S. prison in Cuba and that they can hardly wait to hear from him.
On Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2016 the mother of recently released detainee Obaidullah holds pictures of her son at her home in the village of Haiderkhil, Mandozai district of Khost province, Afghanistan. Obaidullah’s family said they’re excited their son is among 15 prisoners released from Guantánamo and transferred to the United Arab Emirates this week. They say Obaidullah is now “free” after 14 years in the U.S. prison in Cuba and that they can hardly wait to hear from him. NISHANUDDIN KHAN ASSOCIATED PRESS
On Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2016 the mother of recently released detainee Obaidullah holds pictures of her son at her home in the village of Haiderkhil, Mandozai district of Khost province, Afghanistan. Obaidullah’s family said they’re excited their son is among 15 prisoners released from Guantánamo and transferred to the United Arab Emirates this week. They say Obaidullah is now “free” after 14 years in the U.S. prison in Cuba and that they can hardly wait to hear from him. NISHANUDDIN KHAN ASSOCIATED PRESS

Afghan family excited their son released from Guantánamo

August 17, 2016 11:54 AM

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Carol Rosenberg reports on Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, the place, policy, people, war court.