"The U.S. government has ruined Ameziane's life...

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6376886.standalone.prod_affiliate.56.JPGFor 20 years he has fled violence and instability in Algeria only to be forcibly returned there by the U.S. government despite his well-documented fear of persecution." -- Attorney Wells Dixon

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Djamel Ameziane [left], and Belkacem Bensayah were brought to Guantanamo in early 2002 and held at Camp X-Ray... neither man was ever charged with a crime during a decade of detention. Bensayah and Ameziane had, separately, fled turmoil in Algeria in the 1990s and their lawyers had been asking Western nations to offer them safe haven...

it was not known if either of the two men were long-term hunger strikers protesting their continuing confinement at Guantánamo.

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