‘Bassiouni release a triumph of justice’

The South African Muslim community has reacted with elation to the news of the release of Sheikh Abdus Salaam Bassiouni, after months of detention in an Egyptian prison. The alim, who has Egyptian and South African citizenship, was released from the notorious Tora prison on Tuesday, ending a 15-month-long detention[…]

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Moroccan held for 13 years at Guantanamo freed

Another Guantanamo Bay prisoner has been released as part of the drawn-out effort to wind down and eventually close the detention centre at the US base in Cuba. Younis Abdurrahman Chekkouri was sent to his native Morocco after more than 13 years in custody at Guantanamo, officials said on Thursday.[…]

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