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Iraq to release 1000 detainees from Abu Ghraib, Om Qasir prisons

[JURIST] Iraqi minister of human rights Bakhtiar Ameen announced Sunday the release of 1000 Iraqi detainees for the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.

The detainees are currently being held at Abu Ghraib and Om Qasir prisons. From Baghdad, Xinhuanet has more. JURIST's Paper Chase offers extensive coverage of Iraq-related legal news here.

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