Ejaz Ahmad Khan

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Ejaz Ahmad Khan
Detained at Guantanamo
Alternate name Ijaz Khan
ISN 135
Status Repatriated on 11 November 2003

Ejaz Ahmad Khan is a citizen of Pakistan who was held in extrajudicial detention in the United States's Guantanamo Bay detention camps, in Cuba.[1]

He was repatriated on 11 November 2003.[2]

McClatchy News Service interview[edit]

On 15 June 2008 the McClatchy News Service published a series of articles based on interviews with 66 former Guantanamo captives.[3] Khan was one of thee former captives who had an article profiling him.[4][5][6][7][8][9]

Khan described being held in a crowded shipping container by General Dostum in Sherberghan, where many other captives died.[9] He acknowledged to the McClatchy interviewer that he traveled from Pakistan to Afghanistan to fight US forces. He was detained by Pakistani security officials for ten months after his repatriation.

According to the McClatchy article he was one of many fighters who surrendered to General Dostum's forces in November 2001.[9] He described brutal beatings while both in Dostum's custody and in American custody in Afghanistan. He described personally seeing Koran desecration.

Khan reported that he had great difficulty coping with his detention.[9] He reported he was experiencing difficulty coping with his release, and frequently lost his temper.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "List of Individuals Detained by the Department of Defense at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba from January 2002 through 15 May 2006" (PDF). United States Department of Defense. Retrieved 15 May 2006. 
  2. ^ OARDEC (9 October 2008). "Consolidated chronological listing of GTMO detainees released, transferred or deceased" (PDF). Department of Defense. Retrieved 28 December 2008. 
  3. ^ Tom Lasseter (15 June 2008). "Guantanamo Inmate Database: Page 3". Miami Herald. Archived from the original on 4 March 2009. Retrieved 17 June 2008.  mirror
  4. ^ Tom Lasseter (18 June 2008). "U.S. hasn't apologized to or compensated ex-detainees". Myrtle Beach Sun. Archived from the original on 19 June 2008. Retrieved 18 June 2008. 
  5. ^ Tom Lasseter (15 June 2008). "Pentagon declined to answer questions about detainees". McClatchy News Service. Archived from the original on 15 June 2008. Retrieved 20 June 2008. 
  6. ^ Tom Lasseter (16 June 2008). "Documents undercut Pentagon's denial of routine abuse". McClatchy News Service. Archived from the original on 19 June 2008. Retrieved 20 June 2008. 
  7. ^ Tom Lasseter (19 June 2008). "Deck stacked against detainees in legal proceedings". McClatchy News Service. Archived from the original on 20 June 2008. Retrieved 20 June 2008. 
  8. ^ Tom Lasseter (16 June 2008). "U.S. abuse of detainees was routine at Afghanistan bases". McClatchy News Service. Archived from the original on 20 June 2008. Retrieved 20 June 2008. 
  9. ^ a b c d Tom Lasseter (15 June 2008). "Guantanamo Inmate Database: Ijaz Khan". Miami Herald. Archived from the original on 20 June 2008. Retrieved 17 June 2008.  mirror

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