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Zahra (6), Fatima (7) and Eman (9) - the daughters of Sondos Ismail and Ahmed Alzalimi -  three of the 146 children who lost their lives when the vessel that has become known as SIEVX foundered in international waters en route to Christmas Island on 19 October 2001.
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Khaleed Daoed

This page contains links to news articles archived on sievx.com concerning Khaleed Daoed (also known as Khaled Dawud), an Iraqi refugee and member of the syndicate headed by notorious people-smuggler Abu Quassey, that organised the deadly SIEVX voyage. We are particularly grateful to Helen Brooks for providing translations of many of the articles from the Swedish press.

Khaleed Daoed in Sweden prior to extradition to Australia, October 2003 (Arbetarbladet)
 

INDONESIA

Darkness Is A Smugglers Only Friend ~ Don Greenlees, 26 October 2001 (Aus)
Refugees blame people smugglers in boat tragedy ~ A. Emmanuelle, 26 October 2001 (JP)
Death boat suspects under arrest ~ Tim Dodd, 27 October 2001 (AFR)
For the sake of the children ~ Kelly Burke, 27 October 2001 (SMH)
Police Succeed in Identifying Abu Quassey's Network ~ L. Kartika, 12 November 2001 (Kompas)
People smuggling suspects arrested ~ 11 January 2002 (AAP)
Abu Quassey Denies Masterminding People Smuggling ~ 13 February 2002 (Tempo)
People Smuggler Denies Blame for Deaths ~ 13 February 2002 (Laksamana net)
Regional Conference on People Smuggling ~ Mark Bowling, 25 February 2002 (Radio Australia)
Aust focuses on lax Indonesian immigration law ~ Mark Bowling, 25 February 2002 (7.30 Report)
The Five Mysteries of SIEV X ~ Ghassan Nakhoul, 28 August 2002 (SBS Arabic Radio)
The Human Tide ~ Ghassan Nakhoul, Summer 2003 (Walkley Magazine)
Early Survivors ~ Ghassan Nakhoul, 10 September 2003 (SBS Arabic Radio)

ARRESTED IN SWEDEN

Alleged Siev-X people smuggler arrested in Sweden ~ 23 May 2003 (ABC)
Sweden holds man in... people smuggling case ~ Patrick McLoughlin, 23 May 2003 (Reuters)
Iraqi Siev-X suspect faces extradition ~ 24 May 2003 (SMH)
Australia faces difficulties in prosecuting... ~David Weber, 24 May 2003 (AM)
People Smuggler Arrested ~ Joakim Palmkvist, 18 June 2003 (Sydsvenskan)
353 Died - Man Held In Sandviken ~ 19 June 2003 (Aftonbladet)
Irakier förblir inlåst ~ Helena Nyman, 19 June 2003 (Arbetarbladet)
Catastrophe Suspect Requested for Extradition ~ 23 June 2003 (Dagens Nyheter)
Sandviken Resident Requested Extradited... ~ Helena Nyman, 24 June 2003 (Arbetarbladet)
Sandviken Resident Remanded In Custody ~ Helena Nyman, 1 July 2003 (Arbetarbladet)
Small Chance of Returning ~ Helena Nyman, 23 September 2003 (Arbetarbladet)
At Risk of 20 Years Prison ~ Helena Nyman, 1 October 2003 (Arbetarbladet)
Survivors Identify Smuggler ~ 1 October 2003 (Dagens Nyheter)
Witness Statements The Strongest Evidence... ~ Helena Nyman, 4 October 2003 (Arbetarbladet)
'We Believe He Is Innocent' ~ Helena Nyman, 4 October 2003 (Arbetarbladet)
Alleged SIEV-X people smuggler to be extradited... ~ Ellison, 10 October 2003 (MR)
Doorstop Interview ~ Minister Ellison, 10 October 2003
Swedish people-smuggler to be extradited... ~ Louise Yaxley, 10 October 2003 (PM)
'I Will Never Go There Alive' ~ Helena Nyman, 10 October 2003 (Arbetarbladet)
Government - Yes To Extradition ~ Helena Nyman, 10 October 2003 (Arbetarbladet)
Accused smuggler to be extradited ~ Vivienne Oakley, 11 October 2003 (Ad Ad)
Australia Welcomes Extradition Decision ~ Helena Nyman, 11 October 2003 (Arbetarbladet)
'I Hope For A Fair Trial' ~ Helena Nyman, 6 November 2003 (Arbetarbladet)

EXTRADITED TO AUSTRALIA

Alleged SIEV-X people smuggler... ~ Justice Minister Ellison, 7 November 2003 (MR)
Doorstop ~ Justice Minister Ellison, 7 November 2003
Alleged people smuggler extradited ~ 7 November 2003 (DT)
Alleged people smuggler in Australia ~ 7 November 2003 (Age)
Qld: Lawyer moves to gag federal government ~ 7 November 2003 (AAP)
Alleged people smuggler weeps in court ~ 7 November 2003 (ninemsn.com.au)
Iraqi faces court over boat deaths ~ Grant Holloway, 7 November 2003 (CNN)
'People Smuggler' faces court ~ 7 November 2003 (BBC)
Extradited Daoed creates big headlines ~ Helena Nyman, 7 November 2003 (Arbetarbladet)
Alleged people smuggler faces court ~ Matt Wordsworth, 7 November 2003 (PM)
Smuggler paid scout for boats ~ Simone Pitsis, 7 November 2003 (Aus)
The Patsy? ~ Marg Hutton, 7 November 2003 (sievx.com)
Extradited Daoed Creates Big Headlines ~ Helena Nyman, 7 November 2003 (Arbetarbladet)
Accused Siev X people-smuggler cries in court ~ Kevin Meade, 8 November 2003 (Aus)
Daoed Case Adjourned Until April ~ 9 December 2003 (sievx.com)
Daoed får vänta till våren på rättegång ~ Helena Nyman, 9 December 2003 (Arbetarbladet)
News In Sweden But Not In Oz ~ Marg Hutton, 10 December 2003 (sievx.com)
Discussion on Daoed ~ Marg Hutton, 12 December 2003 (sievx.com)
Asfoor... Verdict Welcomed ~ Ellison & Vanstone, 19 December 2003 (MR)
People Smuggling Overlord Jailed ~ 29 January 2004 (onenews.nzoom.com)

BRISBANE COMMITTAL HEARING 2004

Iraqi to face court over death boat ~ Kevin Meade, 5 April 2004 (Aus)
Trial spotlights Australia's migrant policy ~ David Fickling, 5 April 2004 (Guardian UK)
Alleged people-smuggler faces Brisbane court ~ 5 April 2004 (ABC)
Death captain predicted sinking ~ Jasmin Lill, 6 April 2004 (Aus)
Siev X doomed, survivor tells court ~ Kevin Meade, 6 April 2004 (Aus)
... witness horror tales ~ 6 April 2004 (Radio Aus)
Doomed refugees told luxurious lies ~ Ainsley Pavey, 6 April 2004 (AAP)
Asylum seeker tells court of sinking horror ~ 6 April 2004 (ABC)
Sandviken resident on trial in Australia ~ Helena Nyman, 6 April 2004 (Arbetarbladet)
Vessels 'sailed away' from Siev X survivors ~ Kevin Meade, 7 April 2004 (Aus)
Soldiers people smuggling: agent ~ Ainsley Pavey, 7 April 2004 (AAP)
Federal officer testifies in people smuggling case ~ 7 April 2004 (ABC)
Australia 'helped send refugees to their death at sea' ~ David Fickling, 7 April 2004 (Guardian)
Former Iraqi Soldier avoided death boat ~ Jasmin Lill, 7 April 2004 (Courier Mail)
People smuggler case in Australia adjourned ~ 8 April 2004 (ABC)
Wife lost in SIEV-X disaster ~ Ainsley Pavey, 21 July 2004 (AAP)
Förhören med "människosmugglaren" återupptas ~ Ralph Bretzer, 22 July 2004 (Arbetarbladet)
Sect members thrown off doomed boat ~ Ainsley Pavey, 27 July 2004 (AAP)
Alleged SIEV X smuggler to stand trial ~ 28 July 2004 (ABC)
Trial over people smuggling ~ Ainsley Pavey, 28 July 2004 (AAP)

BRISBANE TRIAL 2005

SIEV-X accused to stand trial ~ Stefan Armbruster, 27 April 2005 (ABC)
Fundraising appeal for SIEV X trial ~ Sarah Stephen, 11 May 2005 (GLW)
SIEV-X accused faces trial ~ 17 May 2005 (ABC )
SIEV-X families seeks answers from trial ~ Nick Grimm, 17 May 2005 (AM, extended audio)
SIEV-X - more truth to out ~ Christian Kerr, 17 May 2005 (Crikey)
Man in court over Siev-X sinking ~ Marian Wilkinson, 17 May 2005 (SMH)
Passengers told route was safe: court ~ Johanna Leggatt, 17 May 2005 (AAP)
Rescued SIEV-X passengers to give evidence ~ 17 May 2005 (ABC )
SIEV-X Accused Trial Begins ~ 17 May 2005 (SBS Radio)
THE TRIAL AGAINST SUSPECTED REFUGEE SMUGGLER BEGINS ~ Helena Nyman, 17 May 2005 (Arbetarbladet)
Survivors to face accused people smuggler ~ Leanne Edmistone, 18 May 2005 (Courier Mail)
Survivor tells court of crowded boat... ~ Marian Wilkinson, 18 May 2005 (SMH)
Denial over illegal boat plans ~ Johanna Leggatt, 18 May 2005 (Herald Sun)
$1300 for a seat on death boat ~ Leggatt & Wilkinson, 18 May 2005 (Age)
Smugglers met navy officer, court told ~ Marian Wilkinson, 19 May 2005 (SMH)
Indonesian police 'aided SIEV-X' ~ Johanna Leggatt, 19 May 2005 (AAP)
Sumatra coast cop 'arranged SIEV-X' ~ Kevin Meade, 19 May 2005 (Aus)
Former refugee tells court of abandoning SIEV-X ~ 19 May 2005 (ABC )
Överlevande flykting vittnar mot Khaleed ~ Helena Nyman, 19 May 2005 (Arbetarbladet)
Smuggler ring was well known... ~ Marian Wilkinson, 20 May 2005 (SMH)
SIEV-X survivor says he was told boat seaworthy ~ 20 May 2005 (ABC )
Smugglers paid coast guard... ~ Marian Wilkinson, 21 May 2005 (SMH)
Daoed Trial: Week 1 ~ Marg Hutton, 22 May 2005 (sievx.com)
People smuggling trial hears of shooting threat ~ 23 May 2005 (ABC)
Asylum seekers asked to fund SIEV X fit-out, court hears ~ 25 May 2005 (ABC)
Alleged people smuggler denies role ~ Johanna Leggatt, 1 June 2005 (AAP)
Accused smuggler denies working for SIEV-X organiser ~ 1 June 2005 (ABC)
Final evidence heard in SIEV-X trial ~ 2 June 2005 (ABC)
Jury hears final arguments in SIEVX-trial ~ 3 June 2005 (ABC)
Accused people smuggler a liar, court told ~ 3 June 2005 (DT)
Jury out in alleged people smuggler case ~ 6 June 2005 (AAP)
Jury retires unable to reach verdict ~ 6 June 2005 (Aus)
Watching the grief ~ Sue Hoffman, 6 June 2005 (Web Diary)
Jury still out on people smuggling trial ~ 7 June 2005 (AAP)
Siev X people smuggler convicted ~ 8 June 2005 (AAP)
People smuggler found guilty ~ 8 June 2005 (SBS)
People smuggler's conviction sparks SIEV-X inquiry push ~ 8 June 2005 (ABC)
Iraqi faces 20 years in jail for people smuggling ~ Johanna Leggatt, 8 June 2005 (AAP)
SIEV-X Trial prompts call for enquiry ~ Lisa Millar, 8 June 2005 (PM)
Australia convicts people smuggler ~ 8 June 2005 (BBC)
Gov't welcomes Siev-X people smuggler conviction ~ Minister Ellison, 8 June 2005 (MR)
Australian Court Finds Smuggler Guilty in Asylum Seeker Deaths ~ Phil Mercer, 8 June 2005 (VOA)
Iraqi convicted for people smuggling ~ 8 June 2005 (Göteborgs-Posten & Dagens Nyheter)
Smuggled People ~ Helena Nyman, 9 June 2005 (Arbetarbladet)
Australian government urged to grant visas... ~ 9 June 2005 (ABC)
People smuggler guilty but questions remain ~ Leanne Edmistone, 9 June 2005 (Courier Mail)
Push for royal commission into SIEV-X disaster ~ 9 June 2005 (ABC)
Democrats seek full inquiry into SIEV-X tragedy ~ Lisa Millar, 9 June 2005 (World Today)
Siev-X accomplice faces 20 years after guilty verdict ~ Kevin Meade, 9 June 2005 (Aus)
Justice, at last, for the victims of Siev-X ~ 10 June 2005 (Aus)
Leaking like a SIEV ~ Christian Kerr, 10 June 2005 (Crikey)
Merchant of Briny Death ~ Johanna Leggatt, 11 June 2005 (NT News)
Chris Ellison's SIEVX Slip ~ Christian Kerr, 14 June 2005 (Crikey)
Daoed: Arrest Cop Speaks ~ sievx.com/Arbetarbladet, 24 June 2005
Notes from trial of Khaleed Daoed May/June 2005 ~ Sue Hoffman, 11 July 2005

SENTENCING, AFTERMATH & APPEAL

Iraqi jailed for 9 years for Siev X role ~ 14 July 2005 (ABC)
Nine years for SIEV-X smuggler ~ 14 July 2005 (Aus)
People smuggler cries at jail sentence ~ 14 July 2005 (Age)
Iraqi sentenced to nine years for SIEV-X role ~ Ian Townsend, 14 July 2005 (PM)
Dems call for people smuggler inquiry ~ 14 July 2005 (Age)
Australia jails Iraqi smuggler ~ 14 July 2005 (BBC)
Advocates maintain calls for SIEV-X inquiry ~ 14 July 2005 (ABC)
People smuggler jailed for 9 years ~ Cath Hart & Michael McKinnon, 15 July 2005 (Aus)
Daoed jailed over death trip ~ Leanne Edmistone, 15 July 2005 (news.com.au)
AUSTRALIA: Smuggler Jailed But Iraqi Boat People Wrangle Rages On ~ Bob Burton, 15 July 2005 (IPS)
353 Refugees Dead - Previous Sandviken Resident Sentenced to Nine Years Prison ~ Lena Falk, 15 July 2005 (Arbetarbladet)
SIEV-X people-smuggler appeals sentence ~ Johanna Leggatt, 22 November 2005 (AAP)
Appeal Court's Sentencing Remarks (R v Daoed) ~ 9 December 2005 (Supreme Court of Queensland)
People smuggler loses appeal ~ Johanna Leggatt, 9 December 2005 (AAP)

AUSTRALIAN PARLIAMENTARY MENTIONS

Estimates, Senate Legal & Constitutional Committee ~ 26 May 2003
Estimates, Senate Legal & Constitutional Committee ~ 27 May 2003
Senate Hansard ~ 16 October 2003
Estimates, Senate Legal & Constitutional Committee ~ 24 May 2005

OTHER

The Yambuk Puzzle ~ Marg Hutton, 2 February 2004 (sievx.com)
Indonesian Police Stop People Smuggling Mission To Australia ~ Vanstone & Ellison, 3 April 2005 (MR)

 

Other articles containing direct or indirect mentions of Khaleed Daoed may be found on these pages: 1, 2

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