Deleted:Raiz (Bagram detainee)

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On January 15, 2010, the Department of Defense complied with a court order and published a list of Detainees held in the Bagram Theater Internment Facility that included the name Hajji Raiz.[1][2][3]

There were 645 names on the list, which was dated September 22, 2009, and was heavily redacted.[1][2]

According to historian Andy Worthington, author of the The Guantanamo Files, he was called “a key terrorist leader”.[3] He was reported to have been captured with bomb-making material, and have been a "major improvised explosive device facilitator".

He was reported to have been captured in July 2007 in Bati Kot, Nangarhar, Afghanistan.[4]


  1. 1.0 1.1 "Bagram detainees". Department of Defense. 2009-09-22. Archived from the original on 2010-01-17. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 Andy Worthington (2010-01-19). "Dark Revelations in the Bagram Prisoner List". truthout. Archived from the original on 2010-01-25. 
  3. 3.0 3.1 Andy Worthington (2010-01-26). "Bagram: The First Ever Prisoner List (The Annotated Version)". Archived from the original on 2010-01-27. "A man of this name — Haji Raiz, described as “a key terrorist leader” — was captured in July 2007. A report explained, “Police searches also confiscated bomb-making material from Raiz, described by coalition forces as a major improvised explosive device facilitator for both the Taliban and al-Qaeda.”" 
  4. "British soldier among dozens killed in Afghan clashes". The New Nation. 2007-07-14. Archived from the original on 2010-01-27. "Afghan police, advised by US-led coalition forces, meanwhile detained Haji Raiz "a key terrorist leader" Wednesday in Bati Kot district of eastern Nangarhar province, said a US military press statement"