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CSRT Summary of Evidence memo for Omar Hamzayavich Abdulayev


To: Personal Representative
From: OIC, CSRT (03 November 2004)
Subject: Summary of Evidence for Combatant Status Review Tribunal - Omar Hamzayavich Abdulayev


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.


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."


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 is a member of the Taliban.

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

The detainee was captured carrying numerous documents, including three handwritten notebooks with information on weapons systems; extensive information about counterintelligence architecture and methods; extensive references to chemistry and poisons documents are here at GTMO


The detainee was captured carrying a small black book containing information on fighters associated with the Islamic Group Nahzat-Islami and weapon serial numbers associated with names of mujahidin fighters. attended the Uigher training camp in the Tora Bora mountains where he received instruction in the Kalashnikov rifle.


The detainee was a member of the Islamic fundamentalist group Nazhat-Islami.


Nahzat-Islami is a Tajik Islamic fundamentalist group that fought against the Russian-backed government of Tajikistan.


The detainee studied in a madrassa for at least a year under the Taliban, and received terrorist training in Afghanistan, or Pakistan, from several instructors in military doctrine, intelligence, weapons, training methods, and terrorist operations.


The detainee lived at Camp Babu in Pakistan from early 2001, until his capture.


The Taliban and al Qaida trained male and female suicide attackers at Camp Babu in Pakistan.


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.


Exhibit R-1