|IMMEDIATE RELEASE||October 11, 2004|
Transfer of Detainee Control Completed
The Department of Defense announced today that it transferred Yaser Esam Hamdi, an enemy combatant held at the Consolidated Naval Brig in
Hamdi was detained as an enemy combatant due to his involvement with a Taliban military unit in
Hamdi's transfer is a result of negotiations between him, his attorney, the Department of Justice, and the Department of Defense.
Because of operational and security considerations, no further details can be provided.
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