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Poland grants victim status to Guantánamo detainee over torture allegations

Headline Title:  Poland grants victim status to Guantánamo detainee over torture allegations 30 October 2013 By granting “injured person” status to a torture survivor currently detained by the US military at Guantánamo Bay, the Polish authorities are a step closer to revealing the truth about the US-led secret detention and rendition programme in Poland, Amnesty International said today.Yemeni national Walid Mohammed bin Attash is the third person to be recognized as a victim by the Polish Prosecutor General in its five-year investigation into alleged human rights violations by the…

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