Mahajir Ziarahman

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Mahajir Ziarahman
Born 1985 (age 30–31)
Arrested 2008-04-25
Detained at Bagram
Alternate name  
ISN 3580
Alleged to be a member of alleged to be part of the Haqanni network
Charge(s) no charge, extrajudicial detention

On January 15, 2010, the Department of Defense complied with a court order and published a list of Captives held in the Bagram Theater Internment Facility that included the name '.[1][2][3][4]

There were 645 names on the list, which was dated September 22, 2009, and was heavily redacted.[1][2]

Mahajir Ziarahman was apprehended on April 25, 2008, together with his older brother Baitullah, in Sabari district, Khost.[3][4] The two men were alleged to have been members of the "Haqqani network". The two men were alleged to have been part of a cell that emplaced improvised explosive devices.

Historian Andy Worthington, author of the The Guantanamo Files, asserted that while the Mahajir Ziarahman is the individual still in Bagram "it is not known what happened to Baitullah."[3]


  1. ^ a b "Bagram detainees" (PDF). Department of Defense. 2009-09-22. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2010-01-17. 
  2. ^ a b Andy Worthington (2010-01-19). "Dark Revelations in the Bagram Prisoner List". truthout. Archived from the original on 2010-01-25. 
  3. ^ a b c Andy Worthington (2010-01-26). "Bagram: The First Ever Prisoner List (The Annotated Version)". Archived from the original on 2010-01-27. A man of this name was detained in April 2008. On April 25, 2008, it was reported: 'US-led coalition forces on Friday said two militants detained in the south-eastern province of Khost who were behind suicide bombing targeting Afghan and coalition forces, were identified as members of the Haqanni network, a former mujahideen party that fought invading Russian troops. The two militants, identified as Baitullah and Mahajir Ziarahman, were apprehended during an operation in Sabari district targeting the Haqanni network and improvised explosive device (IED) cells...' 
  4. ^ a b "Detained Afghan militants identified as Haqanni network members". Earth Times. 2008-04-25. Archived from the original on 2010-01-27. Mahajir Ziarahman, 23, was also a member of the same Sabari-based IED cell and is Biatullah's brother. Ziarahman has emplaced IEDs targeting Afghan Security Forces and coalition forces in Khowst province, the statement added.