CSRT Summary of Evidence memo for Mohammed Ali Abdullah Bwazir

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440
UNCLASSIFIED
COMBATANT STATUS REVIEW BOARD


To: Personal Representative
From: OIC, CSRT (October 12 2004)
Subject: Summary of Evidence for Combatant Status Review Tribunal [ (b)(6) ]


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 is associated with the Taliban and al Qaida.

a. The detainee is associated with the Taliban and al Qaida:
1.

The detainee traveled to Afghanistan using counterfeit travel documents.

2.

The detainee attended weapons training on the Kalashnikov, PK, M-16, and G-3 at the al Farouq training camp in Afghanistan.

4.

The detainee was transferred with a group of Arabs from Kabil to Mazar-e-Sharif on a Taliban owned aircraft.

b. The detainee engaged in hostilities against the United States or its coalition partners:
1.

The detainee fought with the Taliban in Taloqan, Afghanistan after 11 September 2001, and was present in Taloqan after the U.S. air campaign began.

2.

The detainee fired his weapon in battle at the United States or its coalition partners.

3.

The detainee was captured in Mazar-e-Sharif '' while fighting with the Taliban.

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.


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UNCLASSIFIED

Exhibit R-1