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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More Action Needed! - Saudi Arabia: Despite Medical Committee, Raif Remains At Risk (UA 3/13)
The prison doctor who examined Raif Badawi on Friday 23 January argued that he was fit to be flogged. This is in direct contradiction to the recommendation of a medical committee only two days earlier. He remains at risk of receiving the remaining 950 lashes.