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  • An Afghan soldier (right) escorts a released prisoner, Mohammad Karim, following the handover of the U.S.-run prison in Bagram, Afghanistan, to the Afghan government on Monday, Sept. 10, 2012. (AP Photo/Musadeq Sadeq)

    U.S., Afghans locked in dispute over detainees

    President Hamid Karzai welcomed Monday's handover of the main American-run prison to Afghan forces as a victory for Afghan sovereignty, though he and U.S. officials remain locked in a dispute over the fate of hundreds of Taliban and terror suspects behind bars.

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  • "The U.S. raided my home. I'm a shopkeeper. I was at home with my family and they raided my home at night and took me to Bagram," Mirwais said, adding that he was imprisoned for 10 months. "The Americans' attitude toward us was not good."

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  • He said Monday that the U.S. was in the process of transferring the remaining 30 inmates picked up before the memorandum was signed plus another 600 captured after the signing.

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