Detainee Uthman Abdul Rahim Mohammed Uthman dictated the following notes on 15 Sept 2004 in response to his unclassified summery of evidence
Detainee Uthman Abdul Rahim Mohammed Uthman dictated the following notes on 15 Sept 2004 in response to his unclassified summery of evidence and has ask me to dictate these notes at the Tribunal.
Detainee stated that he is not a member of Al-Qaeda or any other terrorist organization and he did not see or know any other members. He also did not hear of Al- Qaeda until his anival to Guantanamo Bay.
Detainee states that he was deceived to travel to Quetta, PK. He was told that he would be a teacher of the Quran in Afghanistan and make much money. He was told that he had to go to a Taliban house to gain entry to AF because they were the ruling government. He did not see any weapons while in that house.
Detainee stated that he wanted to go back to Yemen but was not allowed. He then decided that he would travel to Afghanistan and then try other means to get back to Yemen.
Detainee never knew or has seen or visited Usama Bin Laden
Detainee denies any knowledge of the USS Cole bombing
Detainee denies any participation in any military operations
Detainee never heard of Trnak Farm and denies receiving any advanced training.
When the Taliban government fall, he was in Kabul. His fiend, who was Afghani, told him to leave because the people in Kabul hate Arabs. He left and went to Khost and then headed to Pakistan. He turned himself into Pakistan authorities so that they could take him to the Yerneni Embassy. He was not arrested. But Pakistan authorities told US Forces that he was Al -Qaeda- He was turned over to US Farces in Peshawar PK and US Forces took him to Kandahar AF.
The Detainee asks that the Tribunal make their decision with the Truth and that all the information in his unclassified summary are lies and fabricated to hold him. He went to Pakistan and Afghanistan to teach the Quran and he taught the Quran in Yemen before he left for Pakistan.. The Detainee states that he is innocent and that the whole world is his witness.