USA: Cleared for Release – Still in Guantánamo
About a quarter of those still held at Guantánamo in late 2007 had been cleared for release or transfer from the base. Dozens cannot be returned to their home countries because they would be at risk of torture and other human rights violations. This focus sheet includes three illustrative examples and recommendations to the US and other governments about the treatment of detainees cleared for release.
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- Côte d’Ivoire: Authorities must urgently conduct an independent investigation into unlawful killings and injuries during mutiny
- South Sudan: Further information: Fate and whereabouts of two men unknown: Dong Samuel Luak and Aggrey Idri
- Philippines: Martial law must not facilitate human rights violations