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 first-hand account from his cell in Houstonâ€™s Federal Detention Centre he describes 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.
Below is his story, poems and press clippings (his actual story is less then 10 pages)
Click here to download a.pdf copy My Imprisonment (1meg)