Three former Gitmo detainees announce plans to sue US government

[JURIST] Three Bahraini citizens, released [JURIST report] from Guantanamo Bay [JURIST news archive] earlier this month, announced Thursday their intention to sue the United States government for detaining them for over four years without a trial at the prison facility. Additionally, the three former detainees accused military officers of torture and desecrating the Koran. In similar stories, in October of last year four British men detained at Guantanamo Bay threatened to sue the US government [BBC report] for similar human rights violations [JURIST report] they sustained while being held at the detention center, and last August, two French detainees announced their plans to sue the United States after being detained at Guantanamo for over two years [JURIST report]. AFP has more.



 

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