U.S. Guantanamo court for war crimes accused on Tuesday, charges an Iraqi prisoner was described as a senior al-Qaeda commander Shafaq News /
accused of firing a helicopter for medical evacuation and using illegal methods to wage war against U.S. and allied forces in Afghanistan.
“Prosecutors claimed that Abdul Hadi al-Iraqi financed and supervised all al- Qaeda operations against U.S. and allied forces in Afghanistan and Pakistan from March 2002 until 2004,” According to Western reports briefed by “Shafaq News”.
“He orders his troops to use illegal multiple means such as attacking civilians and detonating a car bomb and explosive jackets in civilian areas as well as video tading death operations for propaganda purposes”.
The reports talked about the accusation list linking Abdul Hadi and his forces in many of the attacks against U.S. military targets and a failed plot to assassinate Pakistan President, Pervez Musharraf in the spring of 2002.
“It also accuses him of paying a reward for Taliban for assassinating a civil employee at the United Nations in Afghanistan in 2003,” the report added.
Abdel Hadi al-Iraqi, 52 years old is a “high-level member in al-Qaeda” according to the conviction file, he was transferred in April 2007 to the Guantanamo controversial prison, as he faces four specific accusations of conducting actions that breach international laws governing armed conflict, he might face life imprisonment sentence if convicted by the court of U.S. military officers at Guantanamo Bay.
The U.S. Army announced the charges against, Abdul Hadi in a statement for his readiness to start a two-week sessions before the trial to other alleged members of al-Qaeda in courts of Guantanamo Bay Naval Base in Cuba.
This conviction comes the second in nine months out of the 166 detainees at Guantanamo, at a time U.S. President; Barack Obama emphasized his intention to shut down the prison after recently announced that 104 prisoners had carried out a hunger strike to protest the conditions of their detention.
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