Salah Bin Al Hadi Asasi

Salah Bin Al Hadi Asasi

Salah Bin Al Hadi Asasiis held in extrajudicial detention in the United States Guantanamo Bay detention camps, in Cuba. [http://www.dod.mil/news/May2006/d20060515%20List.pdf list of prisoners] , "US Department of Defense", May 15 2006] His Guantanamo Internee Security Number is 46.

Identity

Captive 46 is named inconsistently on different official documents issued by the US Government:
*Captive 46 is named Salah Bin Al Hadi Asasi on the Summary of Evidence memo prepared for his Combatant Status Review Tribunal.
OARDEC, [http://www.dod.mil/pubs/foi/detainees/csrt_arb/000001-000100.pdf#57 CSRT Summary of Evidence memo for Salah Bin Al Hadi Asasi] , United States Department of Defense -- pages 57-58 -- October 4 2004]
*Captive 46 is named Sayf Bin Abdallah on the official list of all the captives released on May 15 2006.

Combatant Status Review Tribunal

Initially the Bush administration asserted that they could withhold all the protections of the Geneva Conventions to captives from the war on terror. This policy was challenged before the Judicial branch. Critics argued that the USA could not evade its obligation to conduct competent tribunals to determine whether captives are, or are not, entitled to the protections of prisoner of war status.

Subsequently the Department of Defense instituted the Combatant Status Review Tribunals. The Tribunals, however, were not authorized to determine whether the captives were "lawful combatants" -- rather they were merely empowered to make a recommendation as to whether the captive had previously been correctly determined to match the Bush administration's definition of an enemy combatant.

There is no record that Salah Bin Al Hadi Asasi chose to participate in his Combatant Status Review Tribunal.

Allegations

A Summary of Evidence memo prepared for his Tribunal states:

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References


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