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CSRT Summary of Evidence memo for Mohammed Fenaitel Mohamed Al Daihani

To:
Personal Representative
From:
OIC, CSRT (22 September 2004)
Subject:
Summary of Evidence for Combatant Status Review Tribunal - AL DAIHANI, Mohammed Fenaitel Mohamed


  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 wh9 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 that indicates that he supported forces engaged in hostilities against the United States or its coalition partners.
    1. The detainee is associated with al Qaida and provided support to forces engaged in hostilities against the United States or its coalition partners:
      1. The detainee worked for the Revival of Islamic Heritage Society.
      2. The Revival of Islamic Heritage Society appears on the Terrorist Exclusion List of the U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security Terrorist Organization Reference Guide.
      3. The detainee’s name appeared on a hard drive recovered from a suspected al Qaida safehouse in Islamabad, Pakistan.
      4. The detainee voluntarily traveled from Kuwait to Mecca, Saudi Arabia on Hajj in 2000, where he met Faisal (LNU), an employee of the Sanabal Charitable Committee.
      5. The Sanabal Charitable Committee is considered a fund raising front for the Libyan Islamic Fighting Group.
      6. The Libyan Islamic Fighting Group is listed as a terrorist organization in the U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security Terrorist Organization Reference Guide.
      7. LThe detainee admitted to donating approximately 2,250 dinars to the Sanabal Charitable Committee.
      8. The detainee voluntarily flew from Kuwait to Karachi, Pakistan on 9 September 2001, where he joined Faisal and Abdul Hakeem.
      9. Abdul Hakeem was identified as an employee of the Sanabal Charitable Committee.
      10. Hakeem was also identified as a major recruiter for the LIFG.
      11. Sometime after 9 September 2001, the detainee, Faisal and Hakeem traveled to Kandahar, Afghanistan.
      12. In December 2001, the detainee failed at attempts to be smuggled across the Iranian boarder.
      13. The detainee traveled between Kandahar, Kabul, Herat and Jalalabad, Afghanistan during November/December 2001, before being smuggled into Pakistan, apprehended by Pakistani authorities and mined over to US forces.
  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.