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Monday, 26 December 2011 00:00

Federal Judge Dismisses Lawsuit of Former Gitmo Prisoner

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On December 22, a judge from the United States District Court for the District of Columbia issued an order granting  a motion to dismiss a complaint filed by Abdul Rahim Abdul Razak al Janko (left), a former prisoner at the Navy’s Guantanamo Bay Detention Facility in Cuba.

In the suit, Janko, a Syrian national, alleges that while detained at the Guantanamo Bay facility he was subjected to torture by agents of the United States government and armed forces.  

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