ACLU Initiates A Lawsuit Against The FBI And CIAAugust 19th, 2010 - 5:15 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Washington, August 19, 2010 (Just Flashed): The legal representatives for the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) launched a lawsuit on Wednesday against the FBI, CIA and other federal espionage bureaus. The plaintiff has pointed the finger at them for the confinement and persecution of an American national named Naji Hamdan. The 44-year-old Naji Hamdan was subsequently found guilty on terrorism charges in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
The court case launched by the Southern Californian division of the ACLU is searching for data about the handling of Naji Hamdan, who was incarcerated in the United Arab Emirates in August 2008. Naji Hamdan happens to be an American of Lebanese bloodline.
The ACLU has pointed the finger at the American agencies. It has alleged that the agencies had connived with the security services of the UAE. The ACLU has accused the UAE of positioning Naji Hamdan in a secret detention center in Abu Dhabi devoid of arraigning him with a felony until a past court case by the ACLU ignited his relocation to a certified jail.
Hamdan now resides in Lebanon with his family. He was discharged in October 2009 after he was found guilty and sentenced to the time he served. Hamdan was, formerly, a seller of automobile parts, and was also the director of the Hawthorne Islamic Center located in Southern California. Hamdan has voiced that he had pleaded guilty under duress and has accused the American authorities of enacting a crucial role in his incarceration and prosecution.
The ACLU has articulated in its lawsuit that the American surveillance officials have declined to disclose any data about Hamdan’s incarceration. This is despite an appeal launched in January under the Freedom of Information Act.
Laura Eimiller happens to be the spokesperson of the FBI. She refused to discharge observations on the particular accusations against the FBI. Nevertheless, she has uttered that the FBI rigorously abides by the American Constitution and the FBI’s in-house rules that shield the suspects’ rights. She has categorically repudiated that the FBI pressures overseas governments to arrest folks on the American administration’s behalf in order to get around the privileges of the suspects.
- Just Flashed News Service
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