Newspaper article The Canadian Press

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Newspaper article The Canadian Press

National Audio 10:45 AM ET

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National Audio 10:45 AM ET

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NAT073 - (Britain-Bomber) LONDON. x-34s. (Charles de Ledesma) A recent suicide bomber in Iraq has been identified as a former Guantanamo detainee who in 2010 was paid a large settlement after claiming he'd been tortured. (SOURCE:The Associated Press)

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NAT074 - (Britain-Bomber) LONDON. x-18s. A suicide bomber who attacked a military base in Iraq this week was a former Guantanamo Bay detainee freed in 2004 after Britain lobbied for his release. Reporter Charles de Ledesma says the 50-year-old went by the name of Abu Zakariya al-Britani, but he was formerly known as Ronald Fiddler. ("..in March 2004.") (SOURCE:The Associated Press)

TAG: Fiddler was one of 16 men paid a total of 10-million-pounds in compensation in 2010, when the British government settled a lawsuit alleging it was complicit in the torture of prisoners at Guantanamo. …

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