Iraqi detainees at Guantanamo Bay

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There were initially 16 Iraqi detainees in Guantanamo.[1]

In 2005, nine Iraqi citizens were held in the United States's Guantanamo Bay detention camps, in Cuba.[2] Eight of them have been repatriated, four as late as 2009.[3] As of January 2015, 122 detainees remain at Guantanamo.[4] Among them Abdul Hadi al Iraqi is the last Iraqi citizen in Guantanamo.

isn name arrival
date
departure
date
notes
111 Ali Abdul Motalib Awayd Hassan Al Tayeea 2002-05-03 2009-01-17
  • Guards nicknamed him "Pimp Daddy".[5]
433 Jawad Jabber Sadkhan 2002-05-03 2009-06-10
435 Hassan Abdul Said 2002-05-05 2009-01-17
563 Sohab Masud Mohammed 2002-05-05 2004-03-31
648 Haydar Jabbar Hafez Al Tamini 2004-03-31
653 Arkan Mohammad Ghafil Al Karim 2002-06-08 2009-01-17
758 Abbas Habid Rumi Al Naely 2002-08-05 2009-01-17
906 Bisher Amin Khalil Al Rawi 2003-02-07 2007-03-30
  • Refugee with residency permission in the United Kingdom.
  • Capture in Gambia followed a denunciation by British intelligence, who had employed his as an informant against Abu Qatada.[6][7]
  • Released on April 3, 2007.[8]
10025 Abdul Hadi al Iraqi 2007-04-27
  • Previously held in CIA custody

References[edit]

  1. ^ OARDEC (May 15, 2006). "List of Individuals Detained by the Department of Defense at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba from January 2002 through May 15, 2006" (PDF). United States Department of Defense. Retrieved 2007-09-29. 
  2. ^ "Citizens of Iraq - The Guantánamo Docket". The New York Times. 
  3. ^ Hadeel Al-Shalchi, Qassim Abdul-Zahra (2009-02-09). "4 ex-Gitmo prisoners transferred to Iraqi custody". Associated Press. Retrieved 2009-02-09. [dead link] mirror
  4. ^ Brennan, Margaret (2015-01-14). "5 more detainees transferred from Guantanamo". CBS News. Retrieved 2015-01-14. 
  5. ^ It's Hard Out Here for an Iraqi: The story of "Pimp Daddy," an Iraqi detainee at Guantánamo, The Weekly Standard, March 27, 2006
  6. ^ Britain will ask U.S. to hand over Guantanamo detainee, Duluth News Tribune, March 27, 2006
  7. ^ Courted as Spies, Held as Combatants: British Residents Enlisted by MI5 After Sept. 11 Languish at Guantanamo, Washington Post, April 2, 2006
  8. ^ Kim Sengupta (April 3, 2007). "Freedom bitter-sweet, best friend still at Guantanamo". New Zealand Herald. Retrieved March 31, 2007.