My Imprisonment in Kenya and Americ
Daniel Joseph Maldonado; edited byUmm Uthmaan
The next day I was blindfolded, ear plugged then ear muffed. I was shackled: hands chained to my waist and ankles shackled as well. For about a 24 hour flight I could not hear, see or touch anything
Daniel Joseph Maldonado, an American convert, was arrested by the Kenyan military in January 2007 and handed over the US authorities. In April he pleaded guilty to a charge of receiving training from a foreign terrorist organization and was sentenced to ten years imprisonment in June. In this exclusive first-hand account from his cell in Houstons Federal Detention Centre he describes to al-Istiqamah.com the circumstances around his migration to Somalia, the tragic death of his wife Umm Musa and his subsequent arrest in Kenya and imprisonment there and in the US.
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In the name of Allah, The Beneficent, The Merciful. Praise be to Allah, Please and Blessings be Upon Muhammad. Assalamu Alaikum wa Rahmahtullahi wa Barakatuhu.
She became extremely devout; everything about her changed for the better. Her faith was stronger than I have ever seen! She became so pious, and put all her trust in Allah to the point I felt I was no longer even on the same level as her. Not even close!
الثلاثاء، نوفمبر 25، 2008
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