CSRT Summary of Evidence memo for Abdul Razzaq

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UNCLASSIFIED
COMBATANT STATUS REVIEW BOARD


To: Personal Representative
From: OIC, CSRT (21 September 2004)
Subject: Summary of Evidence for Combatant Status Review Tribunal Razzaq, Abdul


1.

Under the provisions of the Secretary of the Navy Memorandum, dated 29 July 2004, Implementation of Combatant Status Review Tribunal Procedures for Enemy Combatants Detained at Guantanamo Bay Naval Base Cuba, a Tribunal has been appointed to review the detainee's designation as an enemy combatant.

2.

An enemy combatant has been defined as "an individual who was part of or supporting the Taliban or al Qaida forces, or associated forces that are engaged in hostilities against the United States or its coalition partners. This included any person who committed a belligerent act or has directly supported hostilities in aid of enemy armed forces."

3.

The United States Government has previously determined that the detainee is an enemy combatant. This determination is based on information possessed by the United States that indicates that the detainee is associated with at Qaida and the Taliban and participated in military operations against the United States or its coalition partners.

a. The detainee is associated with al Qaida and the Taliban:
  1. Detainee served as a Taliban driver beginning in 1992.
  2. Detainee is an al Qaida facilitator and smuggler.
  3. Detainee was a commander of a Taliban terrorist cell in Afghanistan.
  4. Detainee conducted an escort mission for Usama bin Laden in Jalalabad, Afghanistan.
  5. Detainee provided goods and funding for Taliban terrorist cells in Afghanistan.
  6. Detainee provided guidance in the terrorist training camp near Kandahar.
4.

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. The Tribunal President will determine the reasonable availability of availability of evidence or witnesses.