ACLU seeks writ of habeas corpus over American held by US military in Iraq

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  • Unnamed American is alleged to have been captured fighting for Isis
  • Move to bring man before civilian court will test Trump administration stance

The American Civil Liberties Union has moved to force the US military to bring to civilian court an American being held in Iraq for allegedly fighting for the Islamic State group.

The US rights group petitioned the federal court in Washington for a writ of habeas corpus that would force the defense department to bring the unidentified man to court and formally charge him.

Related: British man and two Americans killed fighting Isis in Syria

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