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2006-04-05 10:40:00

By Mark Trevelyan, Security Correspondent BERLIN -- Three men newly freed from jail in Yemen have given detailed accounts to Amnesty International that suggest they may previously have been held at a secret U.S. prison in Eastern Europe, the rights group said on Wednesday. Muhammad Bashmilah, Salah Qaru and Muhammad al-Assad spent 13 months in one secret facility before being flown to Yemen in May 2005 and imprisoned there until their release last month, Amnesty said in a report. It based its...

2005-08-03 18:49:22

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Two men now in a Yemeni prison appear to have been kept in secret U.S. detention facilities in solitary confinement for more than 18 months, Amnesty International said in a report on Wednesday. The human rights organization said interviews with Salah Nasser Salim 'Ali, 27, and Muhammad Faraj Ahmed Bashmilah, 37, indicated they were victims of "the U.S. administration's policy of secret detentions around the world." "Their testimony will hopefully shed light on U.S....


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lambent
  • Licking.
  • Hence Running along or over a surface, as if in the act of licking; flowing over or along; lapping or bathing; softly bright; gleaming.
This word comes the Latin 'lambere,' to lick.
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