Majid Khan, levied terrorism-related charges in US, resettled in Belize
Pakistani national, Majid Khan, has been transferred from Guantanamo Bay to Belize. The US Government today confirmed that Khan, who explained that he was tortured by the CIA after the World Trade Center attacks on September 11, 2001, will be living in Belize with his family. Belize’s foreign minister, Senator Eamon Courtenay explained that Khan’s resettlement in Belize is being funded by US Government resources. Who is Majid Khan and why Belize? Dale McDougall tells us more.
In a statement, issued through his legal team, Khan said quote, “I have been given a second chance in life and I intend to make the most of it. I deeply regret the things that I did many years ago, and I have taken responsibility and tried to make up for them. I continue to ask for forgiveness from God and those I have hurt. I am truly sorry.” Unquote. He adds, “The world has changed a lot in 20 years, and I have changed a lot as well. I promise all of you, especially the people of Belize, that I will be a productive, law-abiding member of society. Thank you for believing in me, and I will not let you down. My actions will speak louder than my words.” End quote.