A former Libyan detainee at Guantanamo commits suicide in prison in Libya
A former senior official of El-Qaeda, Ali Mohamed Al-Fakheri, alias ...Ibn E-Sheikh El-Libi, committed suicide in his cell in Libya where he was serving a life sentence since his extradition from Guantanamo in 2006, a Libyan newspaper reported Sunday.
- Ali Mohamed Abdelaziz Al Fakheri, known as ‘Ibn E-Sheikh El-Libi was found dead of suicide in his cell, said the newspaper ‘Oea’ without specifying the date or method of suicide.
Former El Qaeda, Ibn E-Sheikh El-Libi, 46, was responsible for Khalden, a training camp of El Qaeda in Afghanistan. He was arrested in 2001 by coalition forces, while attempting to cross the Afghan-Pakistani border.
The former detainee of Guantanamo was delivered in 2006 to Libya where he was sentenced to life imprisonment.
According to the newspaper, a mission of the Human Rights organization ‘Human Rights Watch’ recently met Ibn E-Sheikh El-Libi in prison.
In January, Libya has asked the U.S. to extradite nine Libyans detained since 2002 in the prison of Guantanamo.