Father of Guantanamo suicide victim demands international probe Jaime Jansen at 8:00 AM ET
[JURIST] The father of Salah al-Aslami, a Yemeni national who committed suicide [JURIST report] with two Saudi Arabian detainees at Guantanamo Bay [JURIST news archive] on June 10, has refused to receive al-Aslami's body until international authorities launch an investigation into the three suicides. Al-Aslami's father and the families of the two Saudis have expressed skepticism at the autopsy reports, saying that the three strict Muslims would not have violated Islam by committing suicide. Al-Aslami's father asserts that torture caused his son's death. The Yemen government also called for a new investigation [JURIST report] into the three deaths last week.
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