Hussein Al-marfadi (also identified as Hussein Salem Mohammed) was born in 1977 in Aden, Yemen. He was captured by Iranian police and convicted of being in Iran illegally. He was transferred to Afghanistan in April 2002, and spent two and a half months in a Kabul prison. In July 2002, he was transferred to U.S. custody, and on May 9, 2003 he was transported to Guantanamo. Al-marfadi remained in Guantanamo until November 20, 2014, when he was released to Slovakia.