Email from JoAnn Dolan to Eliana Davidson re: Cuba Detainee's Lawyer Request

Email from JoAnn Dolan forwarding an email from the London mission from containing a letter from an attorney representing a detainee held at Guantanamo. The email from Ms. Dolan to Ms. Davidson is redacted, but the letter attached below.

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Email
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Monday, June 3, 2002
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Saturday, January 1, 2005
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UNCLASSIFIED RELEASED IN PART Dolan, JoAnn B6, B5 Li2/l{3
From: Dolan, JoAnn
Sent: Monday, June 03, 20026:37 PM
To: Eliana Davidson [Eliana_Davidson@nts.policy.osd.pentagon.smil.miIJ (E-mail)
Subject: FW: Cuba Detainee's Lawyer Request . B5

----Original Message--
From: Leader, Damian R
Sent: Friday, May 31,2002 11:57 AM
To: CoalitionWG_PM
Cc: Hemandez, Priscilla G(Main State); Karagiannis, Alex; Dworlen, Morton R; Dolan, JoAnn(Main State Room 36371\)
Subject: Cuba Detainee's Lawyer Request

CWG-PM-
Our Ambassador received the following letter from the law firm representingL-1____....Ikcurrently detained in Cuba) and B6 his mother. The operational parts are:
"Our client is extremely concerned that she has recently recieved a message from her son, written in April, which indicates
he is not receiving any of her letters. She has written more than thirty-two letters to him, most of which have been sent
through the U.S. Government, but it appears these are not being passed on to him.

Our client also continues to want her son to have access to a lawyer and remains extremely concerned at his unlawful
detention without being given such access or due process or being charged with any offence or told what will happen to
him. This is a/l in gross violation of international human rights law."

The law firm, Christian Fisher, has also brought a case in the UK courts concerning our handling of detainnees.
Embass) london would appreciate any information that can be included in a written reply to the law firm specific to I _etters, and also more generally on the state of our plans for the detainees. . B6
Thank you 'for your help,
Damian leader Embassy london
UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF STATE REVIEW AUTHORITY: WILLIAM E LANDFAIR DATE/CASE 10: 12 JAN 200S 200303827
1 DOS 002803
UNCLASSIFIED

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6944
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67