An Administrative Review Board will be convened to review your case to determine if your continued detention is necessary.
The Administrative Review Board will conduct a comprehensive review of all reasonably available and relevant information regarding your case. At the conclusion of this review the Board will make a recommendation to: (1) release you to your home state or to a third state; (2) transfer you to your home state, or a third state, with conditions agreed upon by the United States and your home state, or the third state; or (3) continue your detention under United States control.
The following primary factors favor continued detention:
The detainee traveled to Afghanistan to fight in support of the Jihad.
The detainee stated that he felt anyone who took up arms against Muslims was an enemy of Islam and made no distinction between terrorists and regular Muslims.
In June of 2000, the detainee heard from friends that the Taliban in Afghanistan would provide a home for those who chose to live there. In July of 2000, the detainee departed Qatar and traveled through several countries to get to Afghanistan.
The detainee joined the Taliban on 11 September 2001.
While the detainee was training at al Farouq, Usama Bin Laden visited and lectured to the camp.
The detainee was recognized by a senior al Qaida lieutenant
Other Relevant Data
The detainee stated that he could not judge if the 911 terrorist actions were wrong because he is not an Islamic scholar and said, "They were just following the directions of the scholars", "That is what we do."
The detainee attended al Qaida's al Farouq terrorist training camp in Afghanistan and during the month of My 2001, he observed and listened as Usama Bin Laden gave a speech at the camp about the need for jihad.
The detainee was a soldier with the Taliban forces on the front lines near Bagram, Afghanistan.
The detainee possessed small notebooks with several pages of phrases hand-written in both French and Arabic languages, as well as drawings of rifles, a cleaver, a spatula, pliers and a glove. Words from one of the pages include "poudre (melange explosif)," "graphite," "salp§tre," "nitre," "secret," and "electrique."
The following primary factors favor release or transfer.
The detainee said that he heard from some of bis friends that the Taliban, in Afghanistan, would provide a home for those who chose to live there. AH wanted to move to Afghanistan because he was unhappy with the quality of his life. He also thought he could find a wife more easily there.
The detainee further states that he did not like to fire the Kalishnikov rifle.
You will be afforded a meaningful opportunity to be heard and to present information to the Board; this includes an opportunity to be physically present at the proceeding. The Assisting Military Officer (AMO) will assist you in reviewing all relevant and reasonably available unclassified information regarding your case. The AMO is not an advocate for or against continued detention, nor may the AMO form a confidential relationship with you or represent you in any other matter.