French authorities free former Gitmo detainee

French authorities free former Gitmo detainee

[JURIST] A French national transferred from Guantanamo Bay to France earlier this week has been released by the French government, his lawyer reported. Mustaq Ali Patel, one of the last three French nationals transferred from Guantanamo on Monday [JURIST report], was released after being held by French authorities for 48 hours. The two other former detainees were still being held by the government. AFP has more.