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Abdelaziz Kareem Salim al-Noofayee Summary of Evidence for Combatant Status Review Tribunal 1 November 2004

UNCLASSIFIED

Combatant Status Review Board

TO: Personal Representative

FROM: OIC, CSRT (1 November 2004)

Subject: Summary of Evidence for Combatant Status Review Tribunal

  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 includes 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 indicating that the detainee is associated with al Qaida and the Taliban. The detainee is associated with al Qaida and the Taliban:
    1. Originally from (b)(6) The detainee traveled to Karachi, Pakistan in late 200 1 via Jeddah, Saudi Arabia; Damascus, Syria; Tehran, Iran; and Lahore, Pakistan.
    2. In (b)(6) the detainee was arrested by Pakistani police during a raid on the Issa guesthouse in Faisalabad, Pakistan.
    3. Several of the individuals arrested in the raid on the guesthouse in March 2002 were identified by a senior al Qaida associate.
    4. Detainee was captured with a Casio F-91 W watch, known to be used by members of al Qaida.
    5. The F-91 W Casio watch has been associated with numerous al Qaida and radical Islamic terrorist improvised explosive devices.
    6. The detainee trained at the Khalden Camp around 1997.
    7. The Khalden Camp was run by a senior al Qaida operative.
  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 evidence or witnesses.