Three children who had been detained with adults, and treated
and interrogated as if they were adults, at the Bagram Collection Point were provided with
more humane conditions at Camp Iguana. But half a
dozen teenagers who should have been considered minors even by the
DoD's more stringent standards were not only detained with adults,
and not provided with schooling, but reported being punished by
long periods in isolation and subjected to abusive
On May 15, 2006 the Department of Defense exhausted its legal
appeals and published a list of the names, ages, or estimated dates
of birth of all the detainees who had been detained in military
custody in the Guantanamo Bay detainment camps.
||Date of Birth
|Asadullah Abdul Rahman
||Released from Camp Iguana on January 28, 2004
||Released from Camp Iguana on January 28, 2004
||Testified, during his Combatant Status Review
Tribunal, that he was sold for a bounty.
||September 19, 1986
- Captured when he was fifteen.
- Claims long periods in isolation.
- Claims abusive interrogation, beatings.
|Yussef Mohammed Mubarak Al Shihri
||September 8, 1986
- Clive Stafford Smith identified Al
Qarani as one of a dozen teenage boys held in the adult portion of
- Al Qarani was accused of plotting with Abu Qatada, in London, in 1999—when he was a
12 year old, living with his parents, in Saudi Arabia.
- Chito Peppler, a Pentagon spokesman, said the date referred to
when 'Abu Qatada became active.' He maintained that it was possible
that Gharani had been a part of the cell before his arrest at
- Captured together with his uncle Bostan Karim, his father, his uncle, and a
cousin, based on allegations from his uncle Karim's partner Abaidullah, during his
- Abaidullah has recanted the allegations he leveled when he was
detained at Bagram, claiming they were the result of coercive
Mohammed Ali Bin Attash
- Bin Attash is reported to have been captured on September 10,
2002, and to have been imprisoned in both "the dark prison" and in Jordan, where he was hung upside down and beaten
on the soles of his feet, prior to his transportation to
- Guantanamo spokesmen Lieutenant Commander Chito
Peppler, who insisted, "US policy requires all detainees to be
- Rahman was alleged to have spied on American forces, and to
have participated in the attack on Firebase
- Rahman testified to his Tribunal that he was a teenage Madrassa
student who got in a fight with a man who bragged about murdering
his brother. He shot this man in the leg, and fled with his gun. He
was captured while on his return to his family, and he claimed all
the allegations against him were lies.
- Jawad accepted what he thought was going to be an extremely
lucrative job clearing land
mines. He wanted to get his mother's permission first, but she
- When his employers had taken him to Afghanistan they gave him
mind-altering drugs, that made him hallucinate, and interfered with
his ability to think straight.
- Jawad was accused of participating in a grenade attack on an
- Jawad acknowledged that while in his dazed state one of his new
companions handed him two objects to hold, and said he would return
to get them. He says he took them out of his pocket, so he could
get out some money to pay for some raisins, only to have the
shopkeeper tell him they were bombs, and that he must run and throw
them in the river. He rushed to obey, while the shopkeeper yelled
out a warning to people to avoid him, because he had a bomb. He was
captured while complying with the shop-keepers instructions.
|Abd Al Razzaq
Abdallah Ibrahim Al Tamini
||January 18, 1984
- Al Tamini acknowledged traveling to Afghanistan to fight the Northern Alliance.
- Al Tamini said that before traveling to Afghanistan he had been
warned to steer clear of all the competing organizations, so he
knew nothing about al Qaida until after he was captured.
|Khalil Rahman Hafez
||January 20, 1984
- Hafez acknowledged receiving training from the Taliban, and
serving on the front lines when he was sixteen years old.
|Abdullah D. Kafkas
||January 23, 1984
||April 15, 1984
- Ayub denied participating in hostilities.
- He received room and board in return for working on a
|Yasser Talal Al Zahrani
||September 22, 1984
- Reportedly had been "...accused by the U.S. of being a
frontline fighter for the Taliban who facilitated weapons purchases
for offensives against U.S. and coalition forces."
- Reported to have committed suicide on June 10, 2006.
||November 1, 1984
|Abdul Salam Gaithan
Mureef Al Shehry
||December 14, 1984
- Accused of accepting military training, fighting on the front
line, being captured near Mazari Sharif, and having his name found
on a suspicious list of captured al Qaida members.
- Testified he flew to Pakistan prior to September 11, for
medical treatment. While he was there he decided to make a side
trip to Afghanistan, while waiting for his next medical
appointment, only to find himself trapped in Afghanistan when the
border was closed when the USA was attacked on September 11.
- Wrote a letter to his father, when he turned 18, asking his
father to find him a wife.
Reported to be the youngest detainee still in Guantanamo
|Faris Muslim Al
- Accused of having a father who worked for the Taliban.
- Accused of receiving military training, fighting near Tora Bora, and trying to
escape to Pakistan without identity papers.
- Al Ansari testified that his father was a Yemeni, who had
fought against the Soviets, but he himself knew nothing about
weapons, had never used one, or trained on one, and could only
speak a little Pashtu.
- Al Ansari testified he was too young to have ever needed
|Abdul Khaled Ahmed
Sahleh Al Bedani
- The allegations against Al Bedani note that he tried to leave
Afghanistan as soon as he learned about the al Qaeda attacks on
- Qader was accused of being affiliated with al Wafa.
- Qader testified that he was a University student in Pakistan,
who made a brief trip to Afghanistan to do some ad-hoc humanitarian
work. He pointed out that he had returned from this brief trip
prior to the attacks on September 11,
|Ali Yahya Mahdi Al Raimi
- Al Raimi acknowledged attending the al
Farouq training camp. He said he didn't want to move to
Afghanistan with his parents, and his father agreed he could go
home to Yemen—if he spent two months in Afghanistan, and attended
the training camp.
- Al Raimi said he was only at the camp for four days, and had
only learned how to disassemble and clean the AK-47.
|Ibrahim Umar Ali Al Umar
|Khalid Mallah Shayi Al Jilba Al
- Several of the allegations against Al Qahtani stated that his
name, or "known alias", were found on several suspicious lists.
- Guantanamo contains four adults named al Qahtani, including the
"20th hijacker", Muhammad al
Dakhilallah Al Utaybi
- Accused of receiving military training in Afghanistan so he
could fight against the Northern
- Acknowledged receiving a limited amount of military training,
but it was prompted by curiousity, not an intention to fight.
- Claimed he had been sent to Afghanistan to look for and bring
back a relative who had gone missing.
||January 4, 1983
- Kerimbakiev was accused of having family ties to known
terrorists in Pakistan, and traveling to Afghanistan with his
- Kerimbakiev denied having any relatives in Pakistan whatsoever.
He was unable to explain why the Taliban encouraged his family to
||March 1, 1983
- Iqbal was one of 17 Pakistanis freed from Pakistani custody,
approximately seven months after being repatriated from Guantanamo
to Pakistan.June 28, 2005.
|Mohammed Jayed Sebai
||April 1, 1983
|Ali Bin Ali Aleh
||April 15, 1983
|Mohammed Mohammed Hassen
||April 20, 1983
- Accused of being captured at the ‘Crescent Mill’ guesthouse in Faisalabad,
- Accused of having his photo identified by a "senior al Qaida
lieutenant", as someone he might have seen in Afghanistan.
- Hassen testified he was captured in his Universitory dormitory
University in Faisalabad, and that he had never been to
||May 14, 1983
- Magrupov was accused of visiting Pakistan madrassas, staying in
a house in Kabul owned by the Taliban, traveling with two men who
were cooks for the Taliban, and being present in Afghanistan when
the US bombing campaign began.
- Magrupov was released on December 21, 2006, after five years of
|Fahd Muhammed Abdullah Al
||December 1, 1983
- Accused of spending ten months in Afghanistan in 1999, and
return there after September 11, 2001.
- Accused of attending the Abu Nasir military camp in
- Accused of working for the Al-Harmayn Charitable Institute [sic].
- Al Fouzan's name was found on a list intelligence analysts
regard as suspicious.
||December 1, 1983
- Accused of giving his passport to a member of the Taliban, of
traveling with a member of the Taliban, and of staying in a Taliban
- Another justification intelligence analysts thought favored his
continued detention is that another captive had said, during his
interrogation, he once overheard the name "Faruq"
uttered by someone using a walkie-talkie.
- Accused of traveling to Afghanistan to engage in jihad against
the Northern Alliance.
- Testified he traveled to Afghanistan as a refugee, fleeing
political violence in Uzbekistan.
|Tariqe Shallah Hassan Al