CSRT Summary of Evidence memo for Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani
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|http://www.defenselink.mil/news/ISN10012.pdf on April 13th 2007Transcribed from|
Department of Defense
Office for the Administrative Review of the Detention of Enemy Combatants at U.S. Naval Base Guantanamo Bay, Cuba
08 February 2007
|FROM:||OIC, CSRT (8 Feb 07)|
|SUBJECT:||Summary of Evidence for Combatant Status Review Tribunal - Ghailani, Ahmed Khalfan|
Under the provisions of the Deputy Secretary of Defense Memorandum, dated 14 July 2006, Implementation of Combatant Status Review Tribunal Proceduresfor Enemy Combatants Detained at US. Naval Base Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, a Tribunal has been appointed to determine if the detainee is an enemy combatant.
An enemy combatant has been defined as "an individual who was part of or supporting the Taliban or a1 Qaida forces, or associated forces that are engaged in hostilities against the United States or its coalition partners. This includes any person who committed a belligerent act or has directly supported hostilities in aid of enemy armed forces."
The following facts support the determination that the detainee is an enemy combatant.
The detainee has the opportunity to contest his designation as an enemy combatant. The Tribunal will endeavor to arrange for the presence of any reasonably available witnesses or evidence that the detainee desires to call or introduce to prove that he is not an enemy combatant and that is deemed relevant to that issue. The Tribunal President will determine the reasonable availability and relevance of evidence or witnesses.