Red Cross Cancels Guantánamo Visit Over Coronavirus Cases

August 21, 2020
The New York Times

...The lawyer for one long-held Yemeni prisoner said Friday that she was disappointed by the decision and concerned that her client, Sharqawi al-Hajj, 46, had not had access to anyone other than prison employees since he cut his wrists last year.

Independent doctors have deemed Mr. al-Hajj suicidal, said Pardiss Kebriaei of the Center for Constitutional Rights. Based on recent telephone calls with him, she said, “His condition is very worrying.” ...

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August 21, 2020