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Ex-Guantanamo inmate to sue US

A Pakistani man who was imprisoned by America at Guantanamo Bay is preparing to sue the US Government for $10.4m. Mohammed Sagheer was released last November after 10 months in captivity alongside around 600 other inmates. Now the 51-year-old’s lawyer, Mohammed Ikram Chaudhry, has served legal notice to the US authorities and will sue if they do not respond within a month. In an interview with the BBC World Service’s World Today programme, Mr Chaudhry said that he believed his client’s mental health had been affected during his captivity. He said that they had arrived at the figure of $10.4m because of the “mental, physical and moral suffering” Mr Sagheer had undergone. Full Story

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