Benghazi Suspect Set Free in Tunisia

Ali Harzi, the only person in custody in connection with last September’s attack on the U.S. mission in Benghazi, Libya, was released by authorities in his native Tunisia for lack of evidence. The US was only able to interrogate the suspect for a few hours. Now he is free.

Four Americans including the Ambassador Chris Stevens were murdered in the deadly 9-11 terrorist attack.
NPR reported:

Ali Harzi, the only person who had been known to be in custody in connection with last September’s attack on the U.S. mission in Benghazi, Libya, has been released by authorities in his native Tunisia, the suspect’s lawyer tell The Associated Press.

Attorney Anwar Oued-Ali said his client is free because of a lack of evidence that he was involved in the attack that led to the deaths of the U.S. ambassador and three other Americans. But, the lawyer added, Harzi has been ordered to remain in Tunisia. “He has returned to his family,” another of the 26-year-old Harzi’s lawyers told Agence France Presse.

Harzi is one of two men who were detained by authorities in Turkey last October when they reportedly tried to enter that country with fake passports. After about a week in Turkey, according to The Daily Beast, Harzi was sent to Tunisia. Last month, the AP says, he was questioned by FBI agents. The whereabouts of the other person detained in Turkey are not known, but there are no reports to indicate he too was suspected of involvement in the Benghazi attack.

The Daily Beast has previously reported that it was told by a “U.S. intelligence officer” that Harzi has been a member of extremist groups in North Africa and has connections to “jihadist organizations in the Middle East.”

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  • hermie

    It’s much easier to go after You Tube filmmakers than the people who were actually there attacking US diplomats.

  • saveus

    obama has all of his slueths looking for the culprits – NOT
    he doesn’t give an darn

  • cavt

    Did anybody truly believe the dictator when he said he would get those responsible? Only koolaid drinkers. They will come up with some reason why this situation is really a win for our leader. Sad—

  • JoyO

    There are two questions about Benghazi that the media doesn’t want to explore on behalf of all Americans:

    1. Did the President issue an order that everything possible be done to save the four Americans and, if so, when?

    2. If the President gave this order, who in his Administration countermanded his order?

    Nope, the media is too busy protecting the President. They are more shackled by ideology or fear than Pravda.

  • katy

    This scandal will never be revealed unless there’s a c-o-u-p and the info is found. They have buried this too deep.

  • Finncrisp

    Only 6 Ambassadors have been murdered in US history. This is such a big deal to have the face of America in a country murdered and we do nothing to stop it and nothing to punish those responsible. MSM remarkably uninterested as well. No story here, let’s move on…

    Enough to make ya puke!

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