The US a Press Threat

Freed Guantanamo prisoner is home

Protests had been held in the Arab world calling for Mr al-Hajj’s release

A cameraman from the al-Jazeera television station, freed from US detention in Guantanamo Bay, has arrived home in Sudan.

Sami al-Hajj had been in US custody for more than six years. He was detained in Afghanistan in 2001.

He arrived in the Sudanese capital Khartoum on a US military plane in the early hours of Friday morning.

After a 16-month hunger strike Mr Hajj grimaced as he was carried off the plane by US military personnel

"His detention for six years, without the most basic due process, is a grave injustice and represents a threat to all journalists working in conflict areas,"

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