List of Sudanese detainees at Guantanamo Bay

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The United States Department of Defense acknowledges holding twelve Sudanese captives in Guantanamo.[1] A total of 779 captives have been held in extrajudicial detention in the Guantanamo Bay detention camps, in Cuba since the camps opened on January 11, 2002 The camp population peaked in 2004 at approximately 660. Only nineteen new captives, all "high value detainees" have been transferred there since the United States Supreme Court's ruling in Rasul v. Bush. As of December 2013 the camp population stands at approximately 160.

List of Sudanese citizen at Guantanamo[edit]

isn name arrival
36 Ibrahim Othman Ibrahim Idris 2002-01-11 2013-12-18
54 Ibrahim Ahmed Mahmoud Al Qosi 2002-06-12 2012-07-10
81 Walid Mohammad Haj Mohammad Ali 2002-01-21 2008-04-30
345 Sami al-Hajj 2002-06-14 2008-04-30
  • Cameraman for Al Jazeera when he was arrested on the border between Pakistan and Afghanistan.[4]
700 Muhammed Al Ghazali Babaker Mahjoub 2002-08-05 2004-03-31
707 Noor Uthman Muhammaed 2002-08-05 2013-12-18
  • In February 2011 agreed to a negotiated plea agreement that guaranteed him a fixed release date in return for a guilty plea.[5]
710 Salim Mahmoud Adem Mohammed Bani Amir 2002-08-05 2007-12-12
712 Hammad Ali Amno Gadallah 2002-08-05 2005-07-19
  • Determined not to have been an enemy combatant during his Combatant Status Review Tribunal.[6]
714 Al Rachid Hasan Ahmad Abdul Raheem 2002-08-05 2004-03-31
719 Mustafa Ibrahim Mustafa Al Hassan 2002-08-05 2006-10-06
720 Amir Yakoub Mohammed Al Amir Mahmoud 2002-08-05 2008-04-30
940 Adel Hassan 2003-03-23 2007-12-12


  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. ^ Hana Abdul Hai (2013-12-15). "Last Two Detained Sudanese in Guantanamo to Arrive in Khartoum Wednesday". Sudan Vision Daily. Archived from the original on 2013-12-16. Retrieved 2013-12-16. Foreign Minister Spokesperson, Abu Bakr Al-Siddiq said in press statements that the Sudanese detainees Mohammed Nour Osman and Ibrahim Osman Ibrahim who are the last Sudanese prisoners in Guantanamo Bay will be transported to Khartoum by an American Military Aircraft. 
  3. ^ Margot Williams (2008-11-03). "Guantanamo Docket: Ibrahim Ahmed Mahmoud al Qosi". New York Times. Retrieved October 2010.  Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
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  5. ^ Margot Williams (2008-11-03). "Guantanamo Docket: Noor Uthman Muhammaed". New York Times. Retrieved October 2010.  Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  6. ^ "Guantanamo Bay Detainees Classified as "No Longer Enemy Combatants"". Washington Post. Archived from the original on 2007-02-04. Retrieved 2008-03-26. 
  7. ^ "Two Guantanamo detainees transferred: Pentagon". Agence France Presse. 2008-10-08. Archived from the original on 2008-10-09. Retrieved 2008-10-08. 
  8. ^ "Pentagon: Two Guantanamo Detainees Transferred". Voice of America. 2008-10-08. Archived from the original on 2008-10-09. Retrieved 2008-10-08. 
  9. ^ a b "Pentagon releases Guantanamo inmate to Sudan". Associated Press. 2008-10-08. Archived from the original on 2008-10-09. Retrieved 2008-09-28.