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READ: Letter to Justice Department About Alleged Proxy Detainee Yonas Fikre

Earlier this week, I broke the story of Yonas Fikre, a 33-year-old Muslim American from Oregon who claims that he was detained and tortured in the United Arab Emirates on behalf of the US government. Fikre is now in Sweden, where he and his lawyers were scheduled to hold a press conference on Wednesday morning. On Wednesday, Portland's Willamette Week and Oregonian published stories on Fikre's ordeal.
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This Man Fears America Will Have Him Tortured—Again

News / Independent News : Mother Jones (2 days ago)

Sweden has declined to grant asylum to an American who fears his own country will have him tortured—again. In June 2011, Yonas Fikre, a Muslim American from Portland, Oregon, was visiting the United Arab Emirates when he was suddenl... Read Post

Yonas Fikre a U.S. Muslim was detained and 'tortured at FBI's request' in UAE

News : The Coming Crisis (2 years ago)

An American Muslim claims that he was detained for three months, arrested, beaten and tortured at the request of the FBI while he was on a business trip to the United Arab Emirates. Naturalised U.S citizen, 33-year-old Yonas Fikre c... Read Post

US Charges Yonas Fikre, American Who Claimed Torture, With Conspiracy

US Politics / Liberal : Political Mojo (2 years ago)

Last month, Mother Jones broke the story of Yonas Fikre. An American Muslim now living in Sweden, Fikre claims he was tortured in the United Arab Emirates at the US government's request after refusing to become an informant for the ... Read Post

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