is a citizen of Pakistan
currently held in the United States Guantanamo Bay detainment camps
, in Cuba
.The Department of Defense
reports that Paracha was born on August 17, 1947,in Mongwal
He graduated from a university in Karachi with a degree in physics and attended New York Institute of Technology, studying computer systems analysis.
As of June 23, 2011, Saifullah Paracha has been held at Guantanamo for six years nine months.
Paracha has 4 children and a wife. Two daughters and two sons, Uzair (29), Muneeza (26), Mustafa (19) and Zahra (16).They had to face immense financial problems according to numerous newspaper reports and have undoubtedly stated Paracha's innocence.
His son, Uzair Paracha
, was convicted in 2005 for providing support to Al-Qaeda
, that included assistance for Majid Khan
to obtain documents.
Combatant Status Review
A Summary of Evidence memo
was prepared for Saifullah Paracha's Combatant Status Review Tribunal, on 6 October 2004. from Saifullah Paracha's Combatant Status Review Tribunal
- The memo listed the following allegations:
Saifullah Paracha v. George W. Bush
A writ of habeas corpus
, Saifullah Paracha v. George W. Bush
, was submitted on Saifullah Paracha's behalf.<ref... Read More