News: Belgium Frees Al-Qaeda Suspects in 24 hrs

Belgian security stepped up in public placesFourteen people arrested in Belgium on suspicion of plotting to free a convicted Al-Qaeda member from jail have been released without charge. The suspects were released for lack of evidence after 24 hours in custody. They were suspected of plotting to free Tunisian national Nizar Trabelsi, jailed in Belgium in 2003 for planning to attack US targets.
Unlike some other European countries, Belgium does not have anti-terrorist laws which allow suspects to be held for longer than 24 hours. (Full post)

24 hours of detention only? Hmmm, a sharp contrast with Guantanamo Bay?

Picture courtesy BBC News


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