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						Sami al-Hajj

Sami al-Hajj

Date of Birth February 15, 1969
Age 54 years, 7 months, 23 days
Place of Birth Khartoum
Country Sudan
Profession Cinematographer
Horoscope Aquarius

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Name Sami al-Hajj
First Name Sami
Last Name al-Hajj
Occupation Cinematographer
Birthday February 15
Birth Year 1969
Place of Birth
Home Town Khartoum
Birth Country Sudan
Birth Sign Aquarius
Full/Birth Name
Father Not Available
Mother Not Available
Siblings Not Available
Spouse Not Known
Children(s) Not Available

Sami al-Hajj Biography

Sami al-Hajj is one of the most popular and richest Cinematographer who was born on February 15, 1969 in Khartoum, Sudan. As of June 1, 2023, Sami has a net worth approximately $5 Million. …that was allegedly running an internet site that allegedly supported terror, that he traded in arms, and that he had was in Afghanistan illegally in the month of October 2001, while US military strikes in underway, and that he conducted an interview with Osama bin Laden.

Sami Mohy El Din Muhammed Al Hajj (Arabic the Arabic word for smy is MHy Ldyn MHmd lHj ) also known as Sami Al-Haj (Khartoum, Sudan 15 February 1969) is a Sudanese journalist working for the Al Jazeera network. In 2001, working on photography for the channel in Afghanistan He was arrested at the request of the Pakistani army and imprisoned within the United States Guantanamo Bay detainment camp in Cuba for more than six years. When he was released, al-Hajj created a work called Prisoner 345. He was freed on May 1st of 2008. He then attempted to initiate an action in court in the case of George W. Bush.

Al Jazeera responded that Al Hajj had reported that his passport was stolen from Sudan in 1999. The channel also stated any activity done to the passport post-date was most likely an act of identity theft gangs.

The people who work for Al Jazeera said “his detention is American harassment of an Arabic TV network whose coverage has long angered U.S. officials.” Lamis Andoni is an analyst for the Middle East analyst for Al Jazeera and a reference about the April 2003 and November 2001 bombings at the offices of Al-Jazeera: “When you are targeted once, it could be a mistake, but when you are bombed twice, it’s something else.”

Ethnicity, religion & political views

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Sami al-Hajj Net Worth

Sami is one of the richest Cinematographer from Sudan. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Sami al-Hajj's net worth $5 Million.

Net Worth $5 Million
Salary Under Review
Source of Income Cinematographer
Cars Not Available
House Living in own house.

The year 1998 was the time that Al Hajj was treated for throat cancer. He was given chemotherapy drugs which he had to be taking every day throughout the rest of his life. In his letters from the detention center the detainee said he was refused these drugs by the authorities.

On 23 February 2007, it was reported that Al Hajj’s continued detention had been reviewed by a subsequent Administrative Review Board. Al Hajj was not one of the eighty captives who that round of Administrative Review Boards had recommended for release or transfer.

Sami al-Hajj Girlfriend

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Height, Weight & Body Measurements

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Top Facts about Sami al-Hajj

  1. Sami al-Hajj is a Sudanese journalist and former Guantanamo Bay detainee.
  2. He was detained for over 6 years without charge or trial.
  3. Al-Hajj went on a hunger strike to protest his detention.
  4. He was subjected to torture and abuse while in custody.
  5. Al-Hajj was released in 2008 and returned to Sudan.
  6. He now works as a journalist for Al Jazeera.
  7. Al-Hajj has won numerous awards for his journalism work.
  8. His case brought attention to the issue of indefinite detention at Guantanamo Bay.
  9. The US government never charged him with any crime or wrongdoing.
  10. Al-Hajj continues to advocate for human rights and press freedom.

Facts & Trivia

Sami Ranked on the list of most popular Cinematographer. Also ranked in the elit list of famous people born in Sudan. Sami al-Hajj celebrates birthday on February 15 of every year.

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