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Legal news from Sunday, June 28, 2015
by Dominic Yobbi

The US Periodic Review Board (PRB) announced Friday that one of the longest-held detainees at Guantanamo Bay may now be released to his home country of Saudi Arabia. Abdul Rahman Shalabi has been on a nine-year hunger strike and would be released into a Saudi Arabian government rehabilitation program. Shalabi was detained …

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by Jacqueline Jones

Dominican Republic President Danilo Medina announced Friday that the country had certified the citizenship of thousands whose status had been in question for almost a decade. Their citizenship was in question based on their Haitan-immigrant-parents illegal entry into the country. As a result, they had had trouble enrolling in school, travelling, getting formal …

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