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DOS Cable from US Embassy Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to DOS Washington re: Letters Exchanged between Saudi Family Member of Guantanamo Detainee and US Ambassador to Saudi Arabia James C. Oberwetter, June 20, 2006

June 19, 2006 | DOS | ACLU-RDI 5905
This is a DOS Cable from the US Embassy in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia with letters exchanged between the family of a Saudi detainee and US Ambassador to Saudi Arabia James C. Oberwetter. The letter from Abdulaziz Suleiman al-Rubaish, brother of a Guantanamo Bay detainee, expresses the feelings of the al-Rubaish family concerning Guantanamo Bay's existence, and the recent suicide deaths of three (3) detainees. Ambassador Oberwetter responds to the letter by describing the legal procedures involved in the continuation of keeping detainees at the facility, and that several detainees have been transferred out of the facility.