Ahmed testified that on the first day, his interrogators asked him whether he knew specific people and whether he knew about bombings in Riyadh. At one point, his blindfold was taken off. Abu Ali said he then saw the bruised … Continue reading
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Prison authorities at the Florence ADX Supermax prison turned down Ahmed’s request to read President Obama’s books The Audacity of Hope and Dreams from My Father on the grounds that they contained material “potentially detrimental to national security”. “Joshua … Continue reading
The Shocking Trial of American Citizen Ahmed Abu Ali: Statements Procured Under Duress in a Saudi Prison Are Now Being Used by U.S. Prosecutors in a U.S. Court
By ELAINE CASSEL Monday, Nov. 07, 2005 Ahmed Abu Ali is an American – a resident of Falls Church, Virginia. In the summer of 2003, Abu Ali was taking final exams in a Saudi Arabian university, and looking forward to … Continue reading
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Background An American citizen born in Houston Texas, Ahmed Abu-Ali was detained at the behest of the United States government while studying in Saudi Arabia. No arrest warrant was issued by a neutral magistrate to ensure that there … Continue reading
Ahmed Abu Ali is not in a foreign prison or at Guantanamo; he is in a supermax prison in Colorado. May 12, 2010 | A version of this piece first appeared in The Hoya, Georgetown University’s newspaper. My brother, Ahmed … Continue reading
Do you live in the Washington D.C. metropolitan area? Come to Ahmed’s hometown to support him and stand with others who are calling for his freedom. At the Freedom Dinner, on March 3rd, you will also have the opportunity to meet Ahmed’s family, friends, and neighbors.
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