Ahmad Said Khadr

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Ahmed Said Khadr
Born 1948
Died 2003
Nationality Canada
Occupation Computer Engineer, Charity director

Ahmed Said Khadr was an Canadian-Egyptian computer engineer and charity director, who was accused of ties to terrorism, who was killed by Pakistani security officials in the fall of 2003.[1]

Khadr immigrated to Canada in the 1970s, to study, earning a Master's degree in computer engineering. He married Maha Ehsanullah, the daughter of Palestinian refugees, who came to Canada as a teenager.

After working in the computer field for several years Khadr accepted a teaching position in Bahrain. The Khadr's third child and second son Abdurahman was born in Bahrain, while all their other children were born in Canada.

While in Bahrain


  1. Craig Forcese, Catherine Archibald, Clare Crummey, Nassim Ghassemi, Andrew Harrington, Lindsey Marchessault, Miguel Mendes, Ajmal Pashtoonyar, Shaun Pugin, Sean Richmond (2008-01). "REPATRIATION OF OMAR KHADR TO BE TRIED UNDER CANADIAN LAW: An Overview of the Case Against Omar Khadr and the Prospect of Canadian Criminal Jurisdiction". University of Ottawa. Archived from the original on 2012-08-14. http://www.webcitation.org/query?url=http%3A%2F%2Faix1.uottawa.ca%2F%7Ecforcese%2Fother%2Fkhadrrepatriation.pdf&date=2012-08-14. Retrieved 2012-08-14. "It has been alleged in the midst of the Soviet war with Afghanistan, Ahmad Sa’id – while pursuing charitable activities with Human Concern International (HCI) – met with Osama Bin Laden in Afghanistan where they fought together in the Afghan war.3 Although allegations have been made that Ahmad Khadr used his position at HCI to “funnel money for terrorist purposes” the non-profit organization has firmly denied it.4 Four years later, in 1992, Ahmad Said was nearly killed after stepping on a land mine in Afghanistan."