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A Pakistani-born American citizen has been released from Guantanamo BayTAZAA News

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Washington: The US Army has released an American citizen of Pakistani origin from the Guantanamo Bay prison.

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According to the report of the authoritative American newspaper “New York Times”, the American army said that it released a Pakistani man who was in Guantanamo prison for 16 years after admitting that he helped Al-Qaeda.

It should be noted that the United States arrested Majid Khan in 2003, and he was interrogated by American intelligence officials for three years before being sent to Guantanamo Bay.

In 2012, Majid Khan also pleaded guilty to plotting to assassinate the president of Pakistan and as a money courier for planning a bomb attack on an Indonesian hotel, but was convicted two years ago.

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Majid Khan, 42, was sentenced to 26 years in prison, but was promised release in 2022 under a cooperation agreement that has now been implemented.

Majid Khan is a prisoner of Guantanamo prison, who repeatedly stated in the US Criminal Court that he was subjected to severe torture by CIA investigators, kept for several days without food and clothing, and not only beat them, but also raped them.

The American defense agency Pentagon said regarding Majid Khan that his sentence was reduced due to the respect of the cooperation agreement, the Caribbean and Central American country Belize also agreed to accept him.

Majid Khan, who was released from Guantanamo prison, has vowed to open a restaurant in Belize where he will introduce the cuisine of his country, Pakistan, as he is also a great cook. He says that otherwise he would have started working as a food truck.

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It is worth noting that there are still 34 people in Guantanamo prison, 20 of whom have been allowed to be released, while the US government is looking for a third country for them, where they can have a future life, even if it is a third country. to live as well. Although the country is their own homeland.

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