Qusay 'Abdel-Razaq Zabib, who was detained without charge or trial in Iraq for over two years, was released on 30 December 2010. Qusay was a former police officer from Tikrit in the north of Iraq. He was detained by US forces in July 2008 and held until March 2010, when Camp Taji, the prison in which he was held, was transferred by the US forces to the Iraqi government. Prior to this, the US forces had recommended his release to the Iraqi authorities.
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Urgent Action Update: Economist's Next Trial on 22 February (United Arab Emirates: UA 183/15)
The trial of Dr Nasser bin Ghaith before the Federal Appeal Court in Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) began anew on 18 January. His next hearing is scheduled for 22 February. He is a prisoner of conscience at risk of torture and ill-treatment.
Amnesty International is concerned about the fairness of proceedings leading to the trial and conviction of Leonard Peltier, an Anishinabe-Lakota Native American who was convicted of murdering two FBI agents.
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