Department of the Army Memorandum re: CAT I Request for Assistance (RFA)

The document is a Department of the Army memorandum for the Investigative Operation Division, Headquarters, United States Army Criminal Investigative Command (USACIDC). The memorandum includes information about allegations of abuse made by a detainee who was held at Camp Cropper in Iraq.

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Non-legal Memo
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Thursday, October 21, 2004
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Tuesday, June 14, 2011
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DEPARTMENT .OF THE ARM '
UNITED STATES'ARMY CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION COMMAND
3'4 MILITARY POLICE GROUP (CID)
22Nct MILITARY POLICE BATTALION (C10)(FINP)
DETAINEE ABUSE TASK FORCE
BAGHDAD, LBAQ APO AZ 09342
ALL FBI INFORRATION CONTAINED
HEREIN 12 UNCLASSIFIED 21 Oct 04
DATE 07-23-2009 BY 65179DILH/111
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MEMORANDUM FOR CW3 Investigative Operation Division, Headquarters,
United States Army Criminal vestigationCommand (USAC1DC), Fort Belvoir, VA 22060 - •
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OC 1,29.2001 2:55PM NO. 021 P. 2
SUBJECT: CAT, I Request for Assistance (RFA).0275-04-aD259-80301
I. On 20 Aug 04, this investigation was initiated upon receipt of correspondence from the 22' d
:Police Battalion (MP BN) (CID), Catnip Victory. Ina an, which de led a translated Military
copy of a letter written. by Mn1 'Internment Serial.
• Number (ISN):I 'Blacklist Numberl 'containing allegations that he had
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2. In the letter Mij Iwiote, he reported after he was detained at Camp Cropper,
Baghdad, IZ, on 28 May 04, he was taken from Camp Cropper to an unknown location; during
the beginning °•un 04, where he was abused by several different individuals, whom used
several different techniques to abuse him. He related his abuse took place for about ten. days
after which he was returned to Camp Cropper. He related after he Was returned to Camp:Cropper
he received medical attention for the injuries he received while being abused. (See translated
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3. On 23,Aug 04,, this office interviewed Mr' lin reference to his allegations of
'abuse. Mr1 'reiterated verbatim the translated letter provided to this office by the •
22'd MP tiN (CID). Mn1 'related prior to being detainee at Camp Cropper, •
Baghdad, IZ, he was working for the CIA,. and was providing the CIA. with inforMation about his
former intelligence job. Mrd (related while he was being questioned and beaten he
•Itnew he was near the airport (possibly Baghdad International Airport, Baghdad, TZ, a location
which is also utilized by U.S. Coalition Forces for military activities, and is near Camp Cropper), .
because the entire time he could hear airplanes. He also related while he was being beaten he
' could hear other people that sounded like they were being beaten, because he heard other oeool •
. .screaming•and. yelling the entire time he was being questioned and beaten. Mr)
was unable to provide any additional information other than what he had already related in the .
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4, On 31 Aug 04, a review of 'medical records obtained.from Camp
Cropper by this office, revealed on 12 Jun 03, Mrl Paz treated for several i__- .
abrasions to his body and an injury to his chest (a note in:the records for this date related Mr I I
I 'was returned from MI). Also, the review revealed on 14 Jun 03, MR
was treated for injuries to his hands (anote in the records for this date related Mr
injuries to his hands were from flak cuffs),
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during the time frame he
reported he was abused. The only mention of interviews conducted of Mr
around the time he stated he was abused Was on 4 Jun 03, he was interview y unknown
individual(s) froin an unknown organization (the day of or the day before he re •ort
taken from Camp Cropper and abused). Additionally, the review revealed Mr
was interviewed on 12, 13, and 14 Jun 03, by FBI Agents'
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• 6, Coordinations with FB Headquarters, Washington D.C., have been. made and FBI
ave bgen identifiedto be FBI Special Agents (SA
an• Both of whom reportably work at the New York FBI le ffice, New,
York an reportably be contacted at phone munbeil land SA
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.7. Request your ofece coordinate with the appropriate CID field element and have that element
locate, fully identify, and conducted witness interviews of SAI land SA las
they both interviewed Mnl utter he was returned to Camp Cropper from the
locatiOn were he was allegedly abused, Request they be questioned inreference to any
•allegations of abuse Mn' 'nay have reported to them and their knowledge of
whom or what organization interrogated and allegedly abused Mr1 I before they :.
.. interviewed him. Request you also have them questioned in reference to any injuries they may '
'when. they into him on 12, 13, and 14 .Tun. 04,
.Request you obtain co ie any photographs SAL SA Itnay have .. - •
•taken Of Mr when they interviewed him, and obtain any Medical documentation
they may have received during Mn1 (interviews.
13. If requested activity is not in your area of responsibility, please forward as appropriate. •
9. This is a Category I Investigation. Results will be provided to this office Within 24 hoUrs
of receipt. Reasons for non-compliance with the 24-hour response time limit will be . ..
expeditiously provided to this office.. . . 11)6 per CIC
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10. Point of Contact for this request is-SA lat DSNI IT email at
pus.arnw.mil est lgus.arro.y.smil.mil. Request email confirmation of
receipt of this RFA. . •
CIMPR-FR
SUBJECT: CAT.I RFA 0275.04-C1D259-80301
5, Ont Sep 04, this office conducted at review Mr
which was provided to this cu55.ce by the Iraqi Surve
an attempt to identify interviews conducted of Mr
(12 Jun 03 was date the he reportably returned to Camp Cropper from the
unknown location. where he was taken and abused).
have observed on
///ORIGINAL SIGNED///
CW3, MP
Special Agent-in-Charge
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other is dated 14 Jun 03 *SECRET*
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