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My client being used as ‘political football’ – ex Gitmo detainee’s lawyer

File photo: Guantanamo Bay

A legal representative of  Mahmud Umar Muhammad Bin Atef, one of the ex-Guantanamo Bay detainees transferred to Ghana, believes the change in government in both Ghana and the US, may have seen his client being used as a political tool. Speaking exclusively to Citi News’ Umaru Sanda Amadu, the lawyer, George Clark, said the transfer of power, “certainly doesn’t help, ...

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Ex Gitmo detainee Bin Atef marries in Ghana

Mahmud Umar Muhammad Bin Atef

It has emerged that one of the two ex-Guantanmo Bay detainees being hosted by Ghana, has gotten married during his short stay in the country. Bin Atef’s wife, Haia, is a Yemeni national, and they have been married for about two and a half months. The marriage is said to have been contracted after the erstwhile John Mahama administration accepted ...

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