Saudi Arabia’s terrorist rehab actually ‘secret radicalisation programme’

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Source: Independent

Saudi Arabia‘s terrorist rehabilitation centre is actually a “hidden radicalisation programme,” an accused al-Qaeda bomb-maker detained at Guantanamo Bay has claimed.

Saudi prisoner Ghassan Abdullah al-Sharbi told a Gitmo parole board: “You guys want to send me back to Saudi Arabia because you believe there is a de-radicalisation programme on the surface, true.

“You are 100 per cent right, there is a strong de-radicalisation programme, but make no mistake, underneath there is a hidden radicalisation programme.”

Al-Sharbi made the comments to the Periodic Review Board, which assesses whether Guantanamo prisoners can be released, in June, according to recently declassified documents.

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