Email between FBI Agents re: Guantanamo Bay Update and Repatriation of Detainees

This is an email from an FBI agent on a tour of duty at Guantanamo Bay. The email describes the release/repatriation announcement of four (4) Guantanamo detainees. After the announcement the author of the emails reported &quot;unrest&quot; and a &quot;threat of mass suicide&quot; (which did not occur). The email goes on to describe procedures for moving detainees within the prison, and the opening of a new section of the prison. The author of the email also lists the groups he/she has worked with in Guantanamo, including members of the NYPD, AF OSI, Army CID, and NCIS.</p>

Doc_type: 
Email
Doc_date: 
Sunday, October 20, 2002
Doc_rel_date: 
Tuesday, December 14, 2004
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b6 -1 .biC -1. ~ lb.-1 From: ~ ~ h7C-1 To: Date: Sun, Oct 20, ~2 9;-11 PM Subject: . GTMO Update 0' " •• , .... Hello to·.all,: '. :. • .'. .' .Some quick 'information on. what's goin~ on ~ere ~I Guantanamo.Bay: . ". ... '. . i··........ ':.:·..;-.;;.....k;~..~~.~yr~..~~)~...~:£.;:.-~, "'4~1-,~7i.~.-:.~~~-:.:N~ .,.-r:.~~~..."...",)!~~.... "~~'~!,.'--~.~:, ..:..r..... ~ .. . . ~ -:..:--~ .-rasfweek. the d'~iOii1iri3ii'icamedown (tmrTi ttle·PentagonTauUiQ'nZlrig1herepatMatiOnof fO'ur(4) ---'.--.----.I Detainees. General Ounleavey made a Camp Delta-wide speech, translated into Pashtu, Arabic, Urdu, . ·etc., I!l.which.he made·the announcement. to aHthe Deti3jnees. Three (3~Afghans·and aTajik were taken . oul of the Camp and are cUrrently being held at another.location. They will" be taken back to their' ··respective countries 1n late October'and the same p.lane will retum with betweelllen (10) to thirty~four (34) neW Oe~nees. ' . . : . After the above·activities;·theCamp·eiupted in unrest arid there was a threat of mass suicide by the· Detainees. Needless to. say, no suicides and. the Camp quickly settled down. '. '. . . " .. '. . . .' .'',' Camp.·1II opened yes~eJ:dCiY (1 011 ~12002·-Satu~day) and the movement of the Detainees to the new Camp. will. begiO tomorrow (10~112002-Monday). Prior to any O~tainee movement, the MP's will do a mass sweep of all of the individual.c;ell blotks.· . last week. SSAI . . dB'HQ'S GTMO Task Force wa"h~re fOrlhr~e(3) days me~ti~g :"th all the b& -1 . appropriate personnel. sesr a nUjr of issu~s qown 1'IE:re and welcomed our inpul He is y going to set Up a.meeting at HO fo _ _0 "brier' some·ofthe·BuManagement on what's going on' b7C -1' ) : dov,;n here on a daily basis:. ..' . . '. ',' '.' " .. ' . I ~ave·been yeN ·beayiIY inyolyed with two (2) specifiC betaio'e¢§ bplh go the EAI 'NNt ~5 1 'I . . ' ~______________________________________________________________________-D:~C==~~~ .The new 'FBI group (inCIUding·fOl:fr· NYPD Detectiv.es) is settling inand becoming~o~~and ~ore' comfortCible with the routine down here: The.other group (AF OSI,'Army CID, and NCIS) that I rotated in with will b~ leaving very spon also. They were a great group of people"to work with.. . :. . • • '.I '. ~ •• ". ' •• '. ..' • '0 .,. • : • • . '. The BAU .Requ~st form has wol1ted out ~r~at and allowed us to p~oritize'out tim~' muc~, much better:' The fact is that this deploy~~nt can be whatever you want it to be, you are literally 'on your own. Well, I'm out of here on Friday on the BuP[an·e to F~. Lauderdale and then on to WOC. I'll see y'aU next week............... . ,-I__-.,..II': P.S. -Today (SUnda~) ~a.s our SCh~Uled 'day offC=3er~qt Delta from 8:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. b6 -1 • and you see the time.of this e~mail. Very, very typical of life on the ~:Island:" b7C -1 ..,­ A.i.l.~·'ri.iciG.i!A.~a~:co;.fff~Dljb lij;;l'.X:t~l ;u'ih~CIJ;~SIi":::ii;) . . . ~~xi~.:.(j2;.;-:lij.i~£\·; :iil,;'9i.j.:kf£C2~.;.c:u::CV;;.'4:G:1 } ,. ~. ,',. • • 0°. 'oJ .' ." :.. . .. ..•. '.I DErAINEES-2917 DOJ FBI-001552

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