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USA: Cleared for Release – Still in Guantánamo

By AI International Secretariat, , Index number: AMR 51/172/2007

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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