Criminal Investigative Task Force Interview of Guantanamo Bay Detainee re: Circumstances of Detainee's Capture

This investigative report was generated by the Criminal Investigative Task Force (CITF) Report of Investigative Activity and the interview of the detainee at Camp Delta was conducted by the Air Force Office of Special Investigation (AFOSI). The detainee states he is not a detainee, but a hostage. He states he repudiates his prior statements of being associated with Al Queda because they were made under torture. He states he was instructed to “lie” about his visits to Afghanistan and the people he mentioned meeting with while there. He also stated that “members of the Taliban gave him three precious stones” to fund him opening a business, but the Pakistani authorities took them from him when he was captured.

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Investigative File
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Tuesday, June 3, 2003
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Tuesday, December 20, 2005
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CRIMINAL INVESTIGATIVE TASK FORCE (CITF
REPORT OF INVESTIGATIVE ACTIVITY 132
1. DATE OF INVESTIGATIVE ACTIVITY 2. PLACE 3. ACTIVITY NUMBER (/ofd.)
03 Jun 03 Guantanamo Bay, Cuba b e 2,Y-5
4. REMARKS
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tated he was in good health and eating well. Although he stated he wisleeltrig Well, he appeared tired and
lethargic. Review of previous AFOSI Form 40, 8 May 03, disclosedellit&ed he was prescribed Prozac and another type of medication. Despite that, as coherent and able to understand and follow lines of questioning. He complained that he has not rece d mall in about two months and was not allowed to write any letters. He stated this policy has been in effect for ab 4 four months.
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IMOstated e is at Camp Delta for no reason. stated the U.S. A. Is misusing their power by imprisoning people for no reason.
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Until 2 May 2003, claimed he visa d Afghanistan two times, once in 1999 and again in 2001; however, during ied and only took one trip Afghanistan, in 2001. The interrogators asked him
the 2 May 2003 interview, he state d ­to explain why he lied andil-tated when he was arrested "they told me to lie." He stated when he was "kidnapped", he was tortured (electric shocks and shots) and told to lie. However, he did not identify who told him to lie.again claimed that he was told he would be given $4 million, a new name, and his family would be moved
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When askeu wnetner emy of the details he provided regarding the 1999 trip happened during the 2001 trip, or at all, tated he couldn't remember what information he provided regarding that trip. He stated, though, he had plenty of details and he just gave "them" what they wanted.
The interrogators asked bout the following individuals he named in his story about the 1999 trip to Afghanistan:
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Additionally,0111raims he never went to or attended any type of training while in Afghanistan or anywhere else. This is contrary to his 25 May 2002, 4 Feb 03, and 7 May 2003 interviews.
THIS DOCUMENT CONTAINS NEITHER RECOMMENDATIONS NOR CONCLUSIONS OF CITF. IT IS THE PROPERTY OF THE CITF AND IS LOANED TO YOUR AGENCY; THIS DOCUMENT IS NOT TO BE RELEASED OUTSIDE YOUR AGENCY.
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Regarding the derfionstration he organized In Australia in 1996, .stated he actually organized the bowel _ 3
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demonstratio in 1992 or 1993 in response to an Australian magazine article he read about
istreatment (lack of medical care) while in US custody. He stated the demonstration was entirely his
idea, contrary to information he provided during his 30 May 2002 interview during which he stated . a
leadership figure in GAMA'AT SUNA, inspired him to conduct the demonstration. .stated, in fact, GAMAA.

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SUNA was trying to hurt him and his family. .ted they accused him of being Colic, not Muslim, because
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entistated members of the Taliban gave him three precious stones, value unknown.11111116stated-he was going to try to open a business in Australia to sell the stones. He stated the stones were unfinished, but thought one was a quartz type stone. He stated the Pakistani authorities took the stones from him when he was arrested outside Karachi, Pakistan.
THIS DOCUMENT CONTAINS NEITHER RECOMMENDATIONS NOR CONCLUSIONS OF CITE. IT IS THE PROPERTY OF THE
CITF AND IS LOANED TO YOUR AGENCY; THIS DOCUMENT IS NOT TO BE RELEASED OUTSIDE YOUR AGENCY.

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