03/18/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Sami al-Hajj: From Guantanamo Bay Detainee To Al-Jazeera

Of the 779 known detainees who have been held at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba -- terrorism suspects, sympathizers of Al Qaeda, people deemed enemy combatants by the United States military -- only one was a journalist.

The journalist, Sami al-Hajj, was working for Al Jazeera as a cameraman when he was stopped by Pakistani forces on the border with Afghanistan in late 2001.

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