A meeting between Sabir, the Registrar and the Head of Security was called to reportedly check on his welfare post-release [here]. However in the meeting Sabir was brow-beaten and blamed for causing this incident. Sabir’s use of ‘academic’ material for his research was also compared to ‘the use of child pornography’ by the Registrar. He was told he could have been fined or suspended for misusing the computer facilities because he sent the Al Qaeda Training Manual via on-line messenger, but the university would let him off this time. However the Al Qaeda Training Manual is available for all in the University library, it is a widely referenced and widely read book [see here]. The  See the meeting transcript (19 pages!) [here] and the Registrar’s letter to Sabir summarising the meeting [here].

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