USA: Who are the Guantánamo detainees?: Case sheet 19 Yousef al-Shehri
Yousef al-Shehri was 16 years old when he was detained in Afghanistan on 30 November 2001 following the US-led invasion of Afghanistan. After his capture, he was transported to Shiberghan prison in Afghanistan. He was subsequently handed over to US custody and flown to Guantánamo Bay on 16 January 2002. Amnesty International is calling for the release of Yousef al-Shehri unless charged and tried in accordance with international standards of fairness in a civilian court.