Ali Abdullah Ahmed
also known as Salah Ahmed al-Salami
(Arabic: علي عبدالله احمد
) (January 12, 1970 – June 10, 2006) was a citizen of Yemen
who died in the United States Guantanamo Bay detainment camps
, in Cuba
.His Guantanamo Internment Serial Number
was 693.Joint Task Force Guantanamo counter-terror
analysts estimate he was born in 1977, in Ib
Ali Abdullah Ahmed died in custody on June 10, 2006. His death is widely reported to have been a suicide.
His younger brother, Muhammaed Yasir Ahmed Taher
, was also held in Guantanamo.
Death in custody
On June 10, 2006 the DoD reported that three Guantanamo detainees, two Saudis, and one Yemeni committed suicide., Reuters
, June 10, 2006 DoD spokesmen refrained from releasing the dead men's identities.
The next day, June 11, 2006, Saudi authorities released the names of the two Saudi men., Daily News & Analysis
, June 11, 2006, Washington Post
, June 11, 2006The dead Yemeni man was identified, for the first time, by the DoD, as Ali Abdullah Ahmed.The dead Saudis were identified as Yasser Talal Al Zahrani
andMani Shaman Turki al-Habardi Al-Utaybi
The Washington Post
reported that the... Read More