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DOS Email: Re: Suicide of Three (3) Guantanamo Bay Detainees on June 10, 2006: Re: Feed-back on the Return of Saudi Nationals to Saudi Arabia, June 22, 2006

June 22, 2006 | DOD | ACLU-RDI 5843
This document is a Department of Defense (DOD) email 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. This DOD email details the process of transporting, and repatriation of the remains of the two (2) deceased Saudi nationals (Yasser Al Zahrani & Mana Shaman Allabardi Al Tabi). The email states that the Saudis' were gratefulness for American professionalism. The email also provides an assessment of the media coverage of the suicides.