Majid Khan
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Majid Khan

Cricketer + House Physician + Authority
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For the Pakistani cricketer, see Majid Khan. Majid Khan is the only legal resident of the United States who is held in the Guantanamo Bay detainment camps. He was detained after returning to his native Pakistan to visit his wife and was captured by Pakistani authorities who then handed him over the CIA. Iyman Faris told authorities that Khan had referred to Khalid Sheikh Mohammed as an "uncle" and spoken of a desire to kill then president of Pakistan, Pervez Musharraf.… Read More

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2004 Birth Born in 2004.
Rabia and the rest of Khan's family heard nothing of his whereabouts for three years until September 2006 when President George W. Bush announced that Khan, along with 13 other so-called "high value" detainees, had been transferred from secret CIA prisons to Guantánamo to await prosecution under the new military tribunal system prescribed by the Military Commissions Act of 2006. Khan was the first of fourteen detainees transferred from the CIA black sites to military custody at Guantanamo to challenge the legality of his detention. The Center for Constitutional Rights filed the challenge on October 5, 2006 — before President Bush signed the Military Commissions Act of 2006 into law. … Read More
Khan is one of the 16 Guantanamo captives whose amalgamated habeas corpus submissions were heard by U.S. District Court Judge Reggie B. Walton on January 31, 2007. … Read More
2008 4 Years Old On March 13, 2008, the CIA released highly redacted documents in which Khan describes abuse and torture he suffered in CIA custody.
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