The Khadr family
CBC News Online | March 3, 2004
Ahmed Said Khadr
- Born in Egypt, moved to Canada in 1977.
- Accused of being a "founding member" of al-Qaeda and financier for the organization.
- Put on a list of suspected terrorists after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks.
- Killed in a shootout with Pakistani forces near the Afghanistan border.
- Ahmed Said Khadr's wife
- Born in Palestine, moved to Canada
- Married Ahmed Said Khadr in Canada
- Moved with husband six children to Afghanistan in the 1980s.
- Eldest son.
- Information from the Taliban released on Feb. 4, 2004, suggested he may have been the suicide bomber who killed a Canadian soldier in Kabul in January 2004.
- In an interview with CBC News on Feb. 25, 2004, Abdullah Khadr said, "If I was the suicide bomber, I wouldn't be doing this interview with you right now."
- Calls himself the "black sheep" of the Khadr family.
- Arrested as a suspected member of al-Qaeda in November 2001.
- Transferred to Guantanamo Bay in early 2003
- Released and sent to Afghanistan in July 2003.
- Returned to Canada in October 2003.
- Detained in July 2002 near Khost, Afghanistan at age 14 accused of killing a U.S. serviceman
- Being held in Guantanamo Bay.
Abdul Karim Khadr
- Paralysed from the waist down in the same shootout that killed his father.
- Now in Pakistan; Khadr family trying to get him to Canada for treatment.