Add comment on:ACLU to Challenge FBI Agents’ Unlawful Detention and Abuse of American Abroad
WASHINGTON – The American Civil Liberties Union will appear in court on Wednesday, December 18, 2013 on behalf of a U.S. citizen who was illegally detained and mistreated by American officials in three east African countries in 2007. After fleeing unrest in Somalia, New Jersey resident Amir Meshal was arrested, secretly imprisoned in inhumane conditions, and harshly interrogated by FBI agents over 30 times before ultimately being released without charge four months later.
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