Odaini transferred

* transfer of GTMO detainee Mohammed Odaini to Yemen (180 detainees remain)

As you may recall, the government in May lost a habeas decision in the case of a Yemeni detainee, in circumstances in which it appeared that the government had already planned to transfer the fellow to Yemen but had then held back from doing so in connection with the larger, post-Abdulmuttalab freeze of transfers to Yemen. In the aftermath of that habeas ruling, and after giving Congress the 15 day advance warning which Congress now requires by statute, the government has moved ahead with the transfer. Note that the ban on transfers to Yemen otherwise remains in place. Details below:


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