(ACJ) welcomes the UAE’s decision to release 18 former Yemeni detainees in Guantanamo and calls on the government to take care of them

The American Center for Justice (ACJ) welcomed the decision of the United Arab Emirates to release 18 former Yemeni detainees from Guantanamo and hand them over to the Yemeni government today, Saturday, July 24, 2021. Their integration into society was part of US President Barack Obama’s plan to close the prison, but they were subjected to arrest, enforced disappearance, torture and cruel treatment in UAE prisons

(ACJ) called in its statement the Yemeni government to receive the detainees, protect them, provide safe shelters, job opportunities, provide health care and all the requirements of a decent life, hand them over to their families, and continue full care for them to help them integrate into society and practice their normal lives.

the press release:

The American Center for Justice (ACJ) welcomes the decision of the United Arab Emirates to release 18 former Yemeni detainees from Guantanamo and hand them over to the Yemeni government today, Saturday, July 24, 2021. Their integration into society was part of US President Barack Obama’s plan to close the prison, but they were subjected to arrest, enforced disappearance, torture and cruel treatment in UAE prisons.


(ACJ) calls on the Yemeni government to receive detainees, protect them, provide safe shelters, job opportunities, provide health care and all the requirements of a decent life, hand them over to their families, and continue full care for them to help them integrate into society and lead their normal lives.

Released by the American Center for Justice (ACJ)
July 24, 2021

issued by American Center for Justice (ACJ)

July 27,2021

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