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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She had committed the last two years of her professional and sometimes personal life to representing Ahmad — after his release she flew to the UK to see him reunited with the his family. Bosnian Serb forces had tried to annex Bosnian territory, ruthlessly imposing a policy of ethnic cleansing on the Muslim populations. The Rose Inquiry reported back to the House of Commons later in Februarystating that the police had done nothing wrong, causing some commentators to dismiss the report as a whitewash.

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During the second choke hold I thought I was going to die. The x-ray showed that he was riddled with shrapnel. During heavy fighting that follows, he is injured by shrapnel and returns to the UK. US extradition documents state that “at all times material to the indictment” Babar Ahmad was resident in London. He was moved by a news report on the Serbian-run Omarska concentration camp.

I think that the only person radicalized in this case is the cooperating witness.

US immigration officers decided not to use handcuffs. Pdtition prosecutors immediately offered Ahmad a deal — plead guilty to the charge of using the website to support the Taliban and he would be back in Britain within months.

When I came round, my face was covered in blood. They said they wanted to learn from my experience. Babar Ahmad was born and brought up in TootingLondon. Retrieved 15 October Before getting on the plane he was shackled and handcuffed — a chain was fitted around his waist and tightly attached through the handcuffs so that he was forced to walk hunched over.


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Ahmad says he found it difficult to adjust to his newfound freedom, but has spent the past few months appreciating the simpler elements of life. As Ahmad was led into the US building, the Americans told the Met officers to remove the mask and muffs.

But it was an error that went to the very heart of the prosecution. Two babzr the officers punched me repeatedly on the head, face, ears and back. For the next eight years, Ahmad fought against extradition in the UK and European courts. Retrieved 14 March Sitting in front of Ahmad was a casually dressed American with a goatee beard, wearing a baseball hat.

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America was able to claim jurisdiction in his case because it was alleged that one of the computer servers hosting one of the websites nabar in Connecticut. So when Imperial broke up for the winter holidays, Ahmad headed out to Bosnia with an aid convoy. It was 11pm and the officers offered to drive him back to his south London home, 12 years after the same police force had dragged him from his bedroom and handed petitin over to American soldiers for ahked in America.

After placing him in the Muslim prayer position, one officer sarcastically asked: One of the police officers apologised ahmdd Ahmad and said: Babar Ahmad presses the tip of his forefinger into the middle of his forehead.

They came back to the van holding blacked-out goggles and ear muffs. She also accepted that Ahmad regretted his petitoin of the Taliban, and had been naive when he chose to do so. Ahmad is in Bosnia days after the Srebrenica massacre in July In Marchhe told The Observer in his first press interview since his release that he was “wrong and naive” to advocate support for the Taliban government back in The next morning I walked to a Bosnian military post and said: 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.


The warrant alleged that he was a terrorist who had used the Azzam websites to support fighters in Bosnia and Chechnya during the s, defined by US prosecutors as material support for terrorism. As he walked out of the unit, he remembers: Pettion told them quite firmly that I was not a rat and this was not the sort of thing I would do.

He was bundled into a police van, where he faced further abuse during his journey to Charing Cross police station.

Suspect Charged in U. Retrieved 19 July Last year he was finally released from prison to an emotional reunion with his family and thousands of supporters in south London. Having been refused bail, Ahmad was detained in prison until his extradition on 5 October On 13 July last year, Ahmad was flown home on a commercial passenger jet.

It was the only piece of evidence that gave the Connecticut prosecutor the right to ask for Ahmad to be prosecuted in that state. To honour the memories of the many fighters who had died in Bosnia and Chechnya, Ahmad decided to set up a website to publish stories about the two conflicts.

The bugged conversations took place at Woodhill Prison in May and June Ahmad excelled in the classroom, the highest-ranked pupil in six out of his eight subjects, and he picked up a hatful of prizes on speech day. A Bosnian medic got me off the frontline and I was flown by helicopter to a hospital in Zenica.

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I was in terrible pain. With credit for time served, it means he only has to spend another 12 months in prison.

Ahmad was released in July and returned to the UK where Metropolitan Police officers welcomed him at London Heathrow Airport then dropped him gabar to his family.

This was not what we were about. No regime can survive without the support of the people.