Qatari man held for 13 years over links to al-Qaida: I was tortured on US soil

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Ali al-Marri, declared an ‘enemy combatant’ by George W Bush, insists he is innocent – and wants to challenge his FBI interrogators in court

A convicted “sleeper terrorist” linked to the 9/11 planners has spoken for the first time about his treatment in detention, claiming he was tortured and abused during 13 years of incarceration on American soil.

Three years after his release, Ali al-Marri claims he is innocent and wants his FBI interrogators brought to account.

Related: Qatari imprisoned in US returns home — declared an enemy combatant after 9/11

Threatening to sodomise me, threatening to rape my wife, threatening to bring in my kids – that’s torture

Related: Will accused 9/11 architect Khalid Sheikh Mohammed ever come to trial?

I was planning a master’s degree and maybe a PhD. I ended up with a PhD in American hospitality

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