Abdullah Mohammad Khan
is a citizen of Afghanistan who was held in extrajudicial detention
in the United States
' Guantanamo Bay detainment camps
, in Cuba
. Joint Task Force Guantanamo counter-terrorism
analysts believed, in May 2006 that he was a citizen of Uzbekistan
.His Guantanamo Internment Serial Number
was 556.American intelligence analysts
estimate that he was born in 1972, in Faryab
Abdullah Mohammed Khan is notable because he is one of three captives who were initially determined not to have been enemy combatants, but who had this determination reversed when Admiral James McGarrah
ordered a new Tribunal be convened for a "do-over".
He was captured carrying a forged passport, and, as of September 2006, JTF-GTMO analysts remained unsure of his true identity.
He stands accused of participating in the Battle of Tora Bora
during the first period when he was in Pakistani custody.
He was one of the captives whose initial Combatant Status Review Tribunal
ruled that he was not an enemy combatant, after all, only to have a subsequent Tribunal convened which ruled that he was an enemy combatant.
Abdullah Mohammad Khan was captured in Pakistan in January 2002 and transferred to Afghanistan on April 30, 2008.
Combatant Status Review Tribunal
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