Iraq: Man arbitrarily held after serving sentence: Shawqi Ahmad ‘Omar
US and Jordanian national, Shawqi Ahmad ‘Omar has been imprisoned since 2004. He should be released immediately as he has served his sentence. He was arrested in Iraq in October 2004, sentenced to 15 years’ imprisonment in 2010 which was reduced to seven years. He should have been released in 2011 having been held since 2004.