A permanent vacation of sorts: the government of Bermuda (a.k.a, the "Department of Bermuda") has agreed to accept four Chinese Uighers, permanently, a day after news sources suggested that all the remaining Uighers would be settled on the island of Palau. The Uighers in question have been twice cleared for release by the U.S. government. China wants these folks back; the U.S. government worries they'll be arrested. Presumably, Bermuda has promised not to allow China to extradite the four men. The Justice Department noted in a statement that none of the Uighers that have been released -- five of them, not including today's cachement -- have engaged in criminal or terrorist activities since they were freed.

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