Birthplace: Adelaide, Australia
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Executive summary: Australia's answer to John Walker Lindh
Australian high school dropout, Muslim convert, and al-Qaeda recruit David Hicks surrendered at Tora Bora in 2001. He spent more than five years imprisoned without charges at the U.S. Guantanamo prison, before becoming the first inmate to be tried under Guantanamo's new rules of justice. He was sentenced to nine months in prison, on condition that he drop complaints that he had been tortured at Guantanamo, and that he not speak to reporters about his imprisonment there. He has been transferred to an Australian jail, and was released in December 2007.
Sister: (1 sister)
Wife: Jodie Sparrow (common law, sep. 1996, 2 children)
Converted to Islam (1999)
Attempted Murder (2004), charges dropped (2006)
Conspiracy to commit war crimes:(2004), charges dropped (2006)
Terrorism (26-Mar-2007), pled guilty
Tortured Guantanamo Bay, Cuba (per 2004 affidavit)
Inmate: Guantanamo Bay
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