Unclassified Summary of Evidence for Administrative Review Board in the case of Kasimbekov, Kamalludin

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Unclassified Summary of Evidence for Administrative Review Board in the case of Kasimbekov, Kamalludin  (2005) 
UNCLASSIFIED
Department of Defense
Office for the Administrative Review of the Detention of Enemy
Combatants at US Naval Base Guantanamo Bay, Cuba
9 November 2005
To: Kasimbekov, Kamalludin
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Unclassified Summary of Evidence for Administrative Review Board in the case of Kasimbekov, Kamalludin

1.

An Administrative Review Board will be convened to review your case to determine if your continued detention is necessary.

2.

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; (2) transfer you to your home state, with conditions agreed upon by the United States and your home state; or (3) continue your detention under United States control.

3. The following primary factors favor continued detention
a. Commitment
  1. The detainee fled Uzbekistan for a training camp in Tajikistan.
  2. While the detainee was in Tajikistan he joined the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan.
  3. The detainee went to Afghanistan with an automobile and weapons in May of 2000.
  4. The detainee decided to go to the area where the fighting was and spent 40 days on the front lines fighting with the Taliban.
  5. The detainee and other Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan members went to Northern Afghanistan to fight against the Northern Alliance.
  6. The detainee fought with the Taliban and the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan Mujahidin against General Fahim and General Dostum's troops.
  7. The detainee was captured in a village near the front lines when his unit retreated around 10 November 2001.
  8. The detainee claims he never fired a weapon and only helped to transport weapons and ammunition to the fighters involved in combat.
b. Training
The detainee attended a training camp at Hait , Tajikistan for one week where he learned about the AK-47, a Russian-made machine gun and the Rocket Propelled Grenade.
c. Connections/Associations
  1. The detainee was sent to Kabul where he worked for an individual named Mohammed Tahir Faruq fixing cars in a garage.
  2. Mohammed Tahir Faruq was at one time the senior member of the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan.
  3. The detainee worked for the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan as an ambulance driver and for a doctor as a chauffer.
  4. This doctor treated Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan members and other Uzbeks living in Kabul, Afghanistan. The doctor maintained an office in Kabul located near the Red Cross office.
d. Other Relevant Data
  1. The detainee spent five months in prison at Mazar-E-Sharif for trying to escape the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan.
  2. The detainee was released from prison in September 2001.
  3. The detainee eventually signed a confession admitting to being an Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan member and admitting participation in a crime.
4. The following primary factors favor release or transfer.
a.

The detainee stated as long as he isn't returned to Uzbekistan he has no problem with the United States.

b.

The detainee stated he does not care about the Taliban.

c.

The detainee tried to flee the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan because he was really just a criminal not a terrorist.

5.

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.