Saeed Mohammed Saleh Hatim remains detained in Guantánamo without charge or trial after eight years, despite the fact that on December 16, 2009, US federal judge Ricardo Urbina found his detention unlawful and ordered his release. Judge Urbina found that the government's allegations against Hatim were based "almost entirely upon admissions made by the petitioner himself – admissions that the petitioner contends he made only because he had previously been tortured while in US custody. Significantly, the government does not contest the petitioner's claims of torture".
The government is appealing Judge Urbina's ruling and it is not known when the US Court of Appeals will hand down its decision. Join us in urging the administration to release Saeed Mohammed Saleh Hatim immediately and allow him to be reunited with his family in Yemen. Read More »
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