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DOD Memo: Re: Suicide of Three (3) Guantanamo Detainees on June 10, 2006: Draft Press Release, June 10, 2006

June 10, 2006 | DOD | ACLU-RDI 5842
This document is a Department of Defense (DOD) Memo discussing the apparent suicide of three (3) Guantanamo Bay detainees on June 10, 2006. The detainees: Yasser Al Zahrani, Mana Shaman Allabardi Al Tabi and Ali Abdullah Ahmed apparently took their own lives by hanging while in their cells. The detainees apparently coordinated their suicides. All the dead detainees were previous "Hunger Strikers" at the facility. This Memo is a draft press release and potential Q&As concerning the suicide deaths. The draft explains the circumstances of how the detainees were found and anticipates potential questions that may be asked concerning the matter.