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USA: Guantánamo death highlights urgent need to end indefinite detention

Headline Title:  USA: Guantánamo death highlights urgent need to end indefinite detention 12 September 2012 The death of a Yemeni man in his 11th year of detention without charge or trial at the Guantánamo Bay naval base highlights the urgent need for the US authorities to resolve outstanding detainee cases and close the detention centre once and for all, Amnesty International said. On Monday US military authorities announced that a detainee had died at Guantánamo on the afternoon of 8 September, but withheld the man’s identity and nationality pending notification of his family. It…

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