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Iraq: Man faces trial under fabricated charges: Walid Yunis Ahmad (also known as Abu Khubeib)

, Index number: MDE 14/010/2011

Walid Yunis Ahmad faces an unfair trial on 17 March 2011 in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq which could lead to his being sentenced to 15 more years in prison. Amnesty International believes that the charges against him have been fabricated. Walid Yunis Ahmad, also known as Abu Khubeib, was arrested in Erbil, capital of the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, on 6 February 2000. He has been held without charge or trial for nearly 11 years

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