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Yemen asks after cleric and aide jailed in US
[11/July/2009]

WASHINGTON, July 11 (Saba) – Political advisor at Yemen's Washington embassy has visited Yemeni cleric Mohammed al-Moayyad and his personal assistant Mohammed Zayed at their jails in New York.

Mohammed al-Kathiry asked after the two and assured them their government is contacting official and unofficial bodies in the US over their case.

The visit came under President Saleh's order and within persistent efforts to relax security measures imposed on the two Yemenis.

Al-Moayad and Zayed were arrested in 2003 in Germany and extradited to the United Sates which, in 2005, sentenced the two to 75 and 45 years in prison respectively, after being convicted of providing material support and resources to foreign terrorist organizations.

However, a New York court reversed in November 2008 convictions for the two, saying they did not receive a fair trial.

Later, lawyer for the two Robert Boyle said the US had decided to retry the Yemeni nationals.

They would stand trial again in a New York court after they were transferred from Colorado, he said.

The Yemeni cleric and his personal assistant would have faced trial on the previous charges which were reversed when a US court found out they did not receive a fair trial.

The decision was hailed as legal and correct when certain pieces of evidence presented by prosecutors were found as prejudicial.

A new jury would have been formed to confirm terrorism charges against the two or clear them.

More than a month ago, the US authorities put the two Yemeni nationals in separate jails after they spent more than six years together in a Colorado prison where they were taken after their arrest in 2003.

In April, the US Court of Appeals in New York turned down an official appeal against the October 2008 verdict in favor of the two Yemeni citizens.

Recently, Al-Moayad's heath deteriorated while in prison and he underwent surgeries as he suffered liver illnesses.

The Yemeni government many times appealed the US to provide medical services for Al-Moayad who in his 60s.

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