Lockerbie or Guantanamo. Which is the greater travesty of justice?

Another big dish of irony just served hot.

The United States is furious at the recent release of convicted Lockerbie bomber Abdel Baset al-Megrahi, who has terminal cancer, calling it “a travesty of justice”.

Meanwhile, the U.S. has quietly released a prisoner, Mohammed Jawad, from Guantanamo Bay. Jawad had been imprisoned for seven years. He was released after a judge ruled that there was a lack of evidence against him after his original confession was found to have been coerced by torture.

Mohammed Jawad was 14 years old when first arrested and imprisoned, first in Afghanistan then later in Guantanamo Bay.

Upon his release, no U.S. spokesman described his imprisonment as a travesty of justice.

Which is the greater travesty of justice? You decide.

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