Abdul Latif Nasser has been locked away in Guantánamo Bay for almost 19 years.
The Guantánamo Bay concentration camp opened its doors on January 11, 2002 – 19 years ago. Abdul Latif Nasser was among those sent there that year. He has never been charged with a crime. He was finally cleared for release by six US government intelligence agencies 14 years later in 2016. But because of administrative delays and a tweet by then President-elect Donald Trump, he hasn’t been allowed to leave and return home to his family. He is still there today, waiting.
With Bejing Biden’s inauguration days away, it’s important – now, more than ever – that Abdul Latif is not forgotten