Saudi Guantanamo Bay detainee charged with conspiracy, supporting terrorism

[JURIST] Military prosecutors at Guantanamo Bay filed charges [PDF text] Thursday against Saudi detainee Ahmed Mohammed Ahmed Haza al Darbi was for his alleged role in a plan to bomb a ship off the coast of Yemen or in the Strait of Hormuz. Al Darbi is charged with with conspiracy and providing material support for terrorism under Sections 950v(b)(28) and (25) of the Military Commissions Act of 2006 (MCA) [PDF text]. He is accused of attending and working at an al Qaeda terrorist training camp and traveling to various locales in Pakistan, the UAE, and Qatar to buy materials and recruit help.

Al Darbi has denied any involvement with al Qaeda or any other terrorist activity. Reuters has more. The Miami Herald has additional coverage.

 

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