Mustafa Ait Idr
an individual held in the United States Guantanamo Bay detainment camps
, in Cuba
.Ait Idr was born in Algeria
, but moved to Bosnia
, married a Bosnian woman, and became a Bosnian citizen. Idr was arrested on October 18, 2001 on suspicion of participating in a conspiracy to bomb the United States Embassy
After their release following their acquittal, the six men were captured, on January 17, 2002, by American forces, who transferred them to Guantanamo Bay.
Ait Idr has alleged brutal treatment there., Boston Globe
, April 13, 2005He claimed that guards beat him, when he was shackled, and bent back his fingers, breaking them. Idr has a black belt
, and was the Croatian martial arts
champion. During another alleged beating guards threw him onto a gravel path, where one guard jumped on him, with his full weight, causing a stroke that left part of his face paralyzed.
On 16 December 2008, Ait Idr was one of three prisoners released to Bosnia after he was found innocent.
Combatant Status Review
Ait Idr was among the 60% of prisoners who participated in the tribunal hearings.OARDEC
, , September 4, 2007 A Summary of Evidence memo
was prepared for the tribunal of each detainee. The memo accused him of the following: from Mustafa Ait Idr's Combatant Status Review Tribunal
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