US v. Hamdan, Salim Ahmed

Al Qaeda

[Guantanamo] In 2008 a military war crimes tribunal at Guantanamo Bay convicted Salim Ahmed Hamdan, former driver of Osama bin Laden, of providing material support to terrorism but acquitted him of conspiracy charges. Hamdan was accused of transporting missiles for al Qaeda and helping bin Laden escape U.S. retribution following the September 11 attacks by driving him around Afghanistan. Hamdan was catured at a roadblock in southern Afghanistan in November 2001.