Babar Ahmad is a 37 year old British Muslim and the longest detained-without- charge British detainee held as part of the global ‘war on terror’. On 13th July , Babar Ahmad stepped down onto British soil a free man. This website is no longer run. However, you can browse the archives, or go to. Muhammed Babar Uddin Ahmed Siddique started this petition to Government Support this petition being a human if really we know the meaning of humanity.
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It was at Emanuel that Babar joined the RAF cadets — which he says instilled in him an interest in military discipline as well as a basic understanding of how weapons work and how to fire them. The injustice of his case became the focus of a number of high-profile campaigns supported by lawyers, politicians and celebrities. In Ahmad graduated from Imperial with a degree in engineering. On ahmex occasions the officers sexually abused me by tugging at and fondling my genitals.
Babar Ahmad was arrested in London on 5 August on charges of providing material support to terrorism. In Novembercelebrities and senior British lawyers backed a public campaign which led toBritish citizens signing a UK Government e-petition calling for him to be tried in the UK.
In prison I would talk to everyone apart from the paedophiles. During the second choke hold I thought I was going to die. CCTV shows Babar Ahmad in a collapsed state as he was pulled out of the van and taken to the custody suite at Charing Cross police station. Ahmad fought on and off in the Bosnian War from until The US government had asked for twice this sentence, but the judge handed down an unexpectedly lenient sentence which meant, because of time already served, Ahmad was freed within months.
Once recovered from his injuries, Ahmad booked a flight back to Britain. His pettion, feet and sinuses still cause him pain from when British police officers tortured him.
Officers denied the claims, saying Ahmad had battled like a “caged tiger” during his arrest, adding his injuries were either self-inflicted or caused by ahmedd legal tackle that took him to the ground when he was first detained. And, like his friend Shaker Aamer, the years of sleeping on a hard bed without a pillow have left his neck in permanent pain.
He was bundled into a police van, where he faced further abuse during his journey to Amed Cross police station.
Then he opens his hands and proffers his wrists. The other prisoners were all serving life sentences or very long sentences for multiple murders and violent sex attacks. Judge Hall described Ahmad as a “good person” who she believed posed no threat to the public and stated she had weighed the seriousness of his crime with his good character after reading thousands of letters of support and hearing from British prison officials who described him as an exemplary inmate.
December Ahmad helps to set up the Azzam website to tell the world the biographies of his friends killed in the Bosnian war. And then they punched me all over my face before holding my neck so hard that I could no longer breathe. InUS federal Judge Janet Hall sentenced Ahmad to an unexpectedly lenient sentence  and concluded that Ahmad was never interested in terrorism, stating, “There was never any aid given by these defendants to effectuate a plot.
Within days of the massacre reports, Ahmad returned to Bosnia, where he was again involved in heavy fighting.
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Ahmad still believes in the ideal of jihad — the right to defend Muslims against attack — but he says that he has never supported any act of terrorism. He recalls the chaos when his unit was ordered to attack an enemy position. Last year he was ppetition released from prison to an emotional reunion with his family and thousands of supporters in south London.
Babar Ahmad presses the tip of his forefinger into the middle of his forehead. Perition says that, although he has been badly treated by both Britain petitiion the US, his experiences have not radicalised him. Bxbar says of the current terror threat facing the world: An hour into the flight the goggles and muffs were removed.
Archived from the original on 2 October Sitting in front of Ahmad was a casually dressed American with a goatee beard, wearing a baseball hat. An online petition calling for him to be tried in the UK, not the US, attractedsignatures and triggered two debates in the Houses of Parliament. An affidavit filed with the US court detailed that Ahmad established Azzam.
But in August the following year he was arrested again — this time on an abmed warrant requested by the Americans. In one encounter with an enemy unit he was injured in a hand-grenade attack.
Babar Ahmad parliamentary e-petition hits 100,000
As he ventured across the border into Bosnia, he saw that baabr of the war on Muslims were not exaggerated. He may have played a role in getting the cooperating witness to go to Afghanistan to get training, but even the cooperating witness acknowledges that, unlike what Mr.
This information was reportedly leaked to the press by the police intelligence officer who conducted the covert surveillance of the visits, in alleged contravention of the Wilson Doctrine that banned Government surveillance of politicians in