THE AMERICAN JOURNAL

EXCLUSIVE: Former Gitmo Prisoner, Rehabilitated in Saudi Arabia, May Soon be Released

 RIYADH, Saudi Arabia —  To American officers at Guantanamo Bay, Ahmed Zaid Salem Zuhair was inmate No. 669 — a hardcore, veteran Muslim terrorist suspected of having killed an American in Bosnia. But here in Saudi Arabia, he is a “beneficiary,” a former religious deviant who, having learned the true meaning of Islam, has been rehabilitated.

Repatriated from Guantanamo in mid-2009, Zuhair, 45, continued to proclaim his innocence in an interview, asserting that he had only been doing peaceful relief work in Bosnia and Pakistan prior to his arrest in 2002, when Pakistani officials robbed, tortured and “sold” him to the Americans, he said in halting English. But Saudi Arabia’s rehabilitation program had taught him that good Muslims “should not put ourselves in suspicious places or situations,” he said. When he is released, he said, he would ensure that none of his 10 children by three wives would do what he had done

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February 16, 2010 - Posted by | Uncategorized |

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