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      http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Guantanamo_Bay_detainees_accused_of_possessing_Casio_watches


      Because of its claimed use in terrorism, possession of a Casio watch, specifically a Casio F91W, was listed in Guantanamo Bay Combatant Status Review Tribunal reports and other government documents as a reason for these detainees' continued detention.

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      Abdullah Gulam Rasoul The Summary of Evidence memo prepared for his second annual Administrative Review Board stated[1]:

      The detainee was captured with two casio watches of the model that has been used in bombings that have been linked to al Qaida and radical Islamic terrorist improvised explosive devices.

      …
      Mohammed Ahmad Said Al Edah Al Edah was alleged to have been wearing a Casio 195W, "the silver version of the F91W".[2]

      Al Edah's Personal Representative challenged the logic behind linking ownership of a popular watch to membership in a terrorist organization.

      Mazin Salih Musaid Musaid pointed out to his Tribunal:

      "Millions and millions of people have these types of Casio watches."[3]


      Majid Aydha Muhammad Al Qurayshi In 2006. during his second annual Administrative Review Board, Majid Aydha Muhammad Al Qurayshi faced a new justification for continuing to detain him[4]:

      "The detainee is on a list of detainees with a Casio model F-91W watch. This model watch has been used in bombings that have been linked to al Qaida and radical Islamic terrorist improvised explosive devices."


      Rashed Awad Khalaf Balkhair One of the allegations on the Summary of Evidence memo prepared for Rashed Awad Khalaf Balkhair CSR Tribunal was[5]:

      "Detainee was captured with a Casio wristwatch typically used as a timing device to initiate an explosive charge."


      Muhammad Abd Allah Mansur Al Futuri "The detainee was in possession of a wristwatch, the type used in improvised explosive device bombings linked to al Qaida and radical Islamic terrorists."[6]


      Mohammed Ahmed Ali Al Asadi One of the allegations on the Summary of Evidence memo prepared for Tariqe Shallah Hassan Al Harbi Administrative Board hearing were[7]:

      During capture, the detainee had in his possession a Casio F-91W Watch.

      The Casio F-91 W has been used in bombings that have been linked to al Qaida and radical Islamic terrorist improvised explosive devices.


      Fahd Umr Abd Al Majid Al Sharif Faced the allegation that he owned a Casio F91W during his first and second Administrative Review Board hearings.[8][9]

      Abdul Rahman Abdul Abu Ghiyth Sulayman Captured wearing a Casio F91W.[10]

      Hani Abdul Muslih al Shulan Captured wearing an F91W.[11]

      Abdullah Kamel Abdullah Kamel Al Kandari Told his Tribunal he had no idea that the watch was associated with terrorism[12][13]

      Told his Tribunal that the four Muslim chaplains at Guantanamo all wore this model of watch.[14]

      Described the features of his watch that signal the call to prayers to a devout Muslim.[15]

      Told his Tribunal if he had known Casio watches were tied to terrorism:

      "If I had known that, I would have thrown (the watch) away."[16]


      Saeed Ahmed Mohammed Abdullah Sarem Jarabh "The detainee was in possession of a watch type that has been used in bombing linked to radical terrorist improvised explosive devices."[17]


      Fadil Husayn Salih Hintif "The detainee was captured while in possession of a Casio watch model that has been used in bombings linked to al Qaida and radical Islamic terrorist groups with improvised explosive devices."[18]


      Tariqe Shallah Hassan Al Harbi One of the allegations on the Summary of Evidence memo prepared for Tariqe Shallah Hassan Al Harbi Administrative Board hearing was[19]:

      The detainee was captured with a Casio F91W watch. This model has been used in bombings that have been linked to al Qaida and radical Islamic terrorist improvised explosive devices.


      Muhammad Hamid Al Qarani The Summary of Evidence memo prepared for his first annual Administrative Review Board[20][21]:

      The detainee was arrested with a specific model casio watch that is given to graduates of al Farouq.

      Mosa Zi Zemmori Ownership of a Casio watch was listed as one of the factors in favor of his continued detention.[22]

      Mesut Sen Ownership of a Casio watch was listed as one of the factors in favor of his continued detention.[23]

      Salih Uyar Told his Tribunal:

      "If it's a crime to carry this watch? Your own military personnel also carry this watch, too, Does that mean that they're just terrorists as well?"[24][25]


      Abd Al Nasir Mohammed Abd Al Qadir Khantumani One of the allegations on the Summary of Evidence memo prepared for his CSR Tribunal stated[5]:

      The detainee was in possession of a Casio watch – a model which has been used in bombings linked to al Qaida and radical Islamic terrorist improvised explosive devices.

      Ahmed Yaslam Said Kuman Ownership of a Casio watch was listed as one of the factors in favor of his continued detention.[26]

      Sabri Mohammed Ebrahim Told his Tribunal:

      "All I know about the watch is that it is a Casio… I know it has a compass. When we pray we have to face Mecca"[27]


      Usama Hassan Ahmend Abu Kabir Told his Tribunal:

      "I have a Casio watch due to the fact that they are inexpensive and they last a long time. I like my watch because it is durable. It had a calculator and was waterproof, and before prayers we have to wash up all the way to my elbows."[3]


      Abdel Hamid Ibn Abdussalem Ibn Mifta Al Ghazzawi The Summary of Evidence memo prepared for Abdullah Hamid Abdalsalam Alghazawy's second annual Administrative Review Board stated[28]:

      The detainee had a Casio F-91W watch in his possession at the time of apprehension.

      The type of Casio watch the detainee had in his possession at the time of apprehension has been used in bombing that have been linked to al Qaida and radical Islamic terrorist groups with improvised explosive devices.


      Abdelaziz Kareem Salim al-Noofayee Told his Tribunal:

      "The guards here wear the same Casio watch I did. The watch I was wearing looked like the same one the guards wear here. Does that mean they're al-Qaeda members?"[29][11]


      Omar Khalifa Mohammed Abu Bakr Allegedly captured wearing a Casio F91W.[30][31]

      Abdul Wahab Two of the factors favoring his continued detention, offered to his second annual Administrative Review Board, on 20 July 2006, were[32]:

      "The detainee was on a list of personnel who had a casio watch in his possession on 1 May 2003."

      "Terrorism experts have said a Casio watch is a signature component of bombs made by militants trained in Saudi millionaire Usama bin Laden`s terrorist camps in Afghanistan. Islamic militants are routinely trained by Usama bin Laden's operatives to wire Casio watches to explosives."


      Abdul Matin Told his tribunal:

      "This watch is not from al-Qaida, it's not used for a bomb, This is just a regular watch. All older, younger men and women use this watch everywhere."[3]


      Shabir Ahmed One of the factors favoring continued detention, offered to his Administrative Review Board, to justify his continued detention, was:[33]

      "The detainee possessed a Casio watch, the model of which has been used in bombings that have been linked to al Qaida with improved [sic] explosive devices."


      References

      ^ OARDEC (15 February 2006). "Unclassified Summary of Evidence for Administrative Review Board in the case of Rasoul, Abdullah Gulam". United States Department of Defense. pp. 17–19. http://www.dod.mil/pubs/foi/detainees/csrt_arb/ARB_Round_2_Factors_1-99.pdf#17. Retrieved 23 October 2007.
      ^ Summarized transcripts (.pdf), from Mohammed Ahmad Said Al Edah`s Combatant Status Review Tribunal – pages 22–30
      ^ a b c Common Casio watch becomes evidence at Guantanamo, Associated Press, 9 March 2006
      ^ OARDEC (9 July 2006). "Unclassified Summary of Evidence for Administrative Review Board in the case of Al Qurayshi, Majid Aydha Muhammad". United States Department of Defense. pp. pages 57–58. http://www.dod.mil/pubs/foi/detainees/csrt_arb/ARB_Round_2_Factors_200-298.pdf#57. Retrieved 5 December 2007.
      ^ a b OARDEC (27 September 2004). "Summary of Evidence for Combatant Status Review Tribunal – Balkhair, Rashed Awad Khalaf". United States Department of Defense. pp. pages 94–95. http://www.dod.mil/pubs/foi/detainees/csrt_arb/000101-000200.pdf#94. Retrieved 5 December 2007.
      ^ Summary of Evidence memo (.pdf) prepared for Muhammad Abd Allah Mansur Al Futuri`s Combatant Status Review Tribunal – 29 September 2004 – page 244
      ^ OARDEC (19 April 2005). "Unclassified Summary of Evidence for Administrative Review Board in the case of Al Asadi, Mohammed Ahmed Ali". United States Department of Defense. pp. pages 79–80. http://www.dod.mil/pubs/foi/detainees/csrt_arb/publicly_filed_CSRT_records_1089-1165.pdf#79. Retrieved 7 December 2007.
      ^ OARDEC (31 October 2005). "Unclassified Summary of Evidence for Administrative Review Board in the case of Al Sharif, Fahd Umr Abd Al Majid". United States Department of Defense. pp. pages 56–59. http://www.dod.mil/pubs/foi/detainees/csrt_arb/ARB_Round_1_Factors_000197-000294.pdf#56. Retrieved 14 March 2008.
      ^ OARDEC (3 October 2006). "Unclassified Summary of Evidence for Administrative Review Board in the case of Al Sharif, Fahd Umr Abd Al Majid". United States Department of Defense. pp. pages 30–32. http://www.dod.mil/pubs/foi/detainees/csrt_arb/ARB_Round_2_Factors_299-398.pdf#30. Retrieved 14 March 2008.
      ^ Summarized transcripts (.pdf), from Abdul Rahman Abdul Abu Ghiyth Sulayman`s Combatant Status Review Tribunal – pages 23–31
      ^ a b Details of some hearings involving Guantanamo detainees, Fox News
      ^ documents from Abdullah Kamel Abdullah Kamel Al Kandari's Combatant Status Review Tribunal
      ^ Sketches of Guantanamo detainees-Part II, Boston Globe, 15 March 2006
      ^ Voices Baffled, Brash and Irate in Guantánamo, New York Times, 6 March 2006
      ^ Guantanamo detainee accused of having digital watch, Dawn (newspaper), 8 March 2006
      ^ Detainees' cases show another side of Gitmo, USA Today, 3 November 2004
      ^ Factors for and against the continued detention (.pdf) of Saeed Ahmed Mohammed Abdullah Sarem Jarabh Administrative Review Board – page 60
      ^ CSRT Summary of Evidence memorandum (.pdf) prepared for Fadil Husayn Salih Hintif`s Combatant Status Review Tribunals – 25 October 2004 – page 67
      ^ OARDEC (4 March 2005). "Unclassified Summary of Evidence for Administrative Review Board in the case of Al Harbi, Tariq Shallah Hasan Al Alawi". United States Department of Defense. pp. pages 66–68. http://www.dod.mil/pubs/foi/detainees/csrt_arb/ARB_Round_1_Factors_001046-001160.pdf#66. Retrieved 9 December 2007.
      ^ OARDEC (27 September 2005). "Unclassified Summary of Evidence for Administrative Review Board in the case of Muhammad Hamid Al Qarani". United States Department of Defense. pp. pages 46–48. http://www.dod.mil/pubs/foi/detainees/csrt_arb/ARB_Round_1_Factors_000295-000393.pdf#46. Retrieved 25 April 2008.
      ^ OARDEC (29 May 2006). "Unclassified Summary of Evidence for Administrative Review Board in the case of Al Qarani, Muhammad Hamid". United States Department of Defense. pp. pages 42–44. http://www.dod.mil/pubs/foi/detainees/csrt_arb/ARB_Round_2_Factors_399-498.pdf#42. Retrieved 25 April 2008.
      ^ Administrative Review Board – factors in favor of continued detention or release (.pdf), US Department of Defense – page 101-102
      ^ Factors for and against the continued detention (.pdf), of Mesut Sen Administrative Review Board – page 1
      ^ Details from the Guantanamo Transcripts, NPR
      ^ Summarized transcripts (.pdf), from Salih Uyar`s Combatant Status Review Tribunal – mirror – pages 15–21
      ^ Factors for and against the continued detention (.pdf) of Ahmed Yaslam Said Kuman Administrative Review Board – page 65
      ^ US releases more Guantanamo files, BBC, 4 April 2006
      ^ OARDEC (13 September 2006). "Unclassified Summary of Evidence for Administrative Review Board in the case of Alghazawy, Abdullah Hamid Abdalsalam". United States Department of Defense. pp. pages 98–101. http://www.dod.mil/pubs/foi/detainees/csrt_arb/ARB_Round_2_Factors_599-699.pdf#98. Retrieved 16 March 2008.
      ^ Incoherencies, Eponymies: Proofs of Accusations Often Skimpy, Le Monde, 13 March 2006
      ^ OARDEC (26 October 2005). "Unclassified Summary of Evidence for Administrative Review Board in the case of Abu Bakr, Omar Khalifa Mohammed (2005)". United States Department of Defense. pp. pages 12–15. http://www.dod.mil/pubs/foi/detainees/csrt_arb/ARB_Round_1_Factors_000595-000693.pdf#12. Retrieved 17 September 2008.
      ^ OARDEC (11 October 2006). "Unclassified Summary of Evidence for Administrative Review Board in the case of Mahjoub, Omar Khalif Mohammed Abu Baker (2006)". United States Department of Defense. pp. pages 54–57. http://www.dod.mil/pubs/foi/detainees/csrt_arb/ARB_Round_1_Factors_000595-000693.pdf#54. Retrieved 17 September 2008.
      ^ OARDEC (21 April 2005). "Unclassified Summary of Evidence for Administrative Review Board in the case of Abdul Wahab". United States Department of Defense. pp. pages 59–60. http://www.dod.mil/pubs/foi/detainees/csrt_arb/ARB_Round_1_Factors_001046-001160.pdf#59. Retrieved 6 October 2007.
      ^ Summarized transcript (.pdf), from Shabir Ahmed`s Administrative Review Board hearing – page 203-216

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