Naji Hamdan: "My life was turned upside down in a split second...

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I just want to know why this happened to me."

American Civil Liberties Union lawyers filed a lawsuit Wednesday against the FBI, CIA and other federal intelligence agencies, accusing them of detaining and torturing an American citizen later convicted on terrorism charges in the United Arab Emirates...

Hamdan, 44, who now lives in Lebanon with his family, was released in October 2009 after being convicted and sentenced to time served.

ACLU staff attorney Jennie Pasquarella alleges the government arranged for Handan's arrest by using a foreign dictatorship to do its dirty work.

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