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    Mohsen Aboassy

    August 12, 2016

    Mohsen Aboassy was imprisoned without charge at Guantánamo Bay in 2002. Despite being cleared for release in 2009, he was held in detention for a further seven years.

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    Binyam Mohamed

    November 19, 2014

    Binyam Mohamed was seized in Pakistan and handed over to US forces. He was rendered by the CIA to Morocco, where he was held and tortured for 18 months. Binyam was rendered to Bagram, and then to Guantánamo Bay. After a long battle with the US authorities, Binyam was finally released back to Britain on Monday 23rd February 2009.

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    Ahmed Errachidi

    November 19, 2014

    Ahmed Errachidi was a London chef who suffered from bipolar. He was seized, rendered to Bagram and tortured, then held in Guantánamo Bay for five years. A false confession was extracted from him during a sever psychotic episode. After Reprieve exposed the absurd allegations made against him, Ahmed was released on 24 April 2007.

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    Adel Hakeemy

    November 19, 2014

    Adel was living in Afghanistan with his pregnant wife when they fled the US invasion in late 2001. He was kidnapped by Pakistani forces and handed over to the Americans. He was sent to Kandahar and tortured, then taken to Guantánamo Bay. Adel was held without charge for 13 years before finally being released in 2014.

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    Adel Fattough Ali al Gazzar

    November 18, 2014

    Adel Fattough Ali al Gazzar spent just two hours in Afghanistan volunteering with the Red Crescent before he was seriously injured in a US airstrike. Held in Guantánamo Bay for nearly a decade, he was released to Slovakia in 2010. He returned to Egypt in 2011 to reunite with his mother, wife and children but was arrested and imprisoned.

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    Said Farhi

    November 17, 2014

    Said Farhi travelled to Afghanistan in the hope of getting married, but fled when the US bombing began in 2001. He was captured, sold for a bounty and taken to Guantánamo Bay. He was held there for 9 years. A long court battle was fought to prevent the US sending him back to Algeria, where he faced persecution and torture. But, in January 2011, Said was repatriated against his will and without notice.

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    Samir Naji Mukbel

    November 17, 2014

    Samir Mukbel arrived in Guantánamo Bay on the first plane to deliver prisoners to the facility, after requesting consular assistance when his passport was stolen. Samir was finally released to Oman in January 2016 after being held without charge or trial for 14 years.

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    Emad Hassan

    November 14, 2014

    Emad Hassan was abducted by bounty hunters while studying in Pakistan and sold to US forces for $5,000. A simple mistake in the confusion of interrogation sealed his fate - he told his interrogators he knew about ‘Al Qa'idah’, referring to a small village with that name near his hometown in Yemen. Emad was then taken to Guantánamo Bay, where he was held without charge or trial for 13 years. He was finally released in June 2015.

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    Ahmed Belbacha

    November 14, 2014

    Ahmed was abducted by Pakistani authorities and handed over to the CIA. He was taken to Guantánamo and held for 12 years, but never charged with a crime. When he joined the peaceful hunger strike to protest his abuse, the authorities beat him and violently force-fed him. The Bush and Obama administrations both reviewed Ahmed’s case in depth and concluded that he knew nothing about terrorism and posed no threat to the US, but still refused to free him.

  • Mohammed el Gharani

    November 14, 2014

    Mohammed el Gharani was the youngest prisoner ever held in Guantánamo Bay. He was abducted and taken to the prison camp at just 14 years old, and held there for seven years. Mohammed lost a third of his life to Guantánamo before Reprieve lawyers secured his release in 2009.