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Released Guantanamo Bay detainee thanks AI

April 14, 2011

A dual citizen of the UK and Pakistan, Moazzam Begg was one of the first foeign nationals to be detained by the US after…

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A dual citizen of the UK and Pakistan, Moazzam Begg was one of the first foeign nationals to be detained by the US after September 11, 2001. He was held without charge or trial until his release in January of 2005. Urgent Action # UA 199/03 was issued on his (and other’s) behalf on July 8, 2003 and re-issued several times.