This is where the first Guantanamo detainees are now

Abdul Al Malik, 41, of Yemen, was sent to settle in the peaceful country of Montenegro. After his release in 2016, he received government compensation for a while, but it was over. He tried to raise funds by selling his artwork at Guantanamo, but made his last sale last year. The ambition and guidance to work as a driver there has never been fulfilled due to that tourism based economy. And now he, his wife and 20-year-old daughter are alone and mostly at home due to a coronavirus epidemic.

“I don’t know what I can do, especially now with Corona,” he said recently. “It simply came to our notice then. nothing. ”

Four of the first 20 men, fired by the Bush administration, were not found.

The brother-in-law of one-year-old Ghulam Rouhani and one of the Taliban’s negotiators returned to Afghanistan in 2007, and this was the last thing he heard from his lawyer.

Feroz Abbasi was sent to Britain in 2005, Omar Rajab Amin to Kuwait in 2006 and David Hicks to Australia in 2007. All were deliberately out of sight.

Mr H, a 45-year-old Australian Australian drifter and convert to Islam, was arrested in 2001 in Afghanistan. Only one of the original 20, who made more allegations than Mr. Bahlul, went home, convicted of providing material assistance to terrorism in order to serve. As a Taliban foot soldier, a conviction that was overturned.

Ben Saul, a law school professor in Sydney, Australia, who helped Mr Hicks in a human rights case in 2001, said at last that Mr Hicks was working in “landscape gardening, and the physical and mental health issues that persisted”. Before Gitmo and the U.S. The result of his treatment by.