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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.

URGENT: Children seeking asylum in the U.S. are being denied their human rights based on their nationality — help ensure that all girls and boys fleeing violence can seek safety.