Filing 166

STATUS REPORT on behalf of Karin Bostan Civil Case no. 05-883 (RBW). (td, )

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IN RE: GUANTANAMO BAY DETAINEE LITIGATION Doc. 166 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA IN RE: IN RE: GUANTANAMO BAY LITIGATION : : MISC. No. 08-442 (TFH) : : : Civil NO. 05-883 (RBW) KARIM BOSTAN'S STATUS REPORT Pursuant to this Court's July 11, 2008 Order, Karim Bostan, through undersigned counsel, hereby files this Status Report, and states: 1. The petitioner, Karim Bostan, a citizen of Afghanistan, remains in custody at the United States Navy Base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. 2. Bostan has filed no duplicative petition. In 2007, Bostan commenced a proceeding under the Detainee Treatment Act (DTA) in the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. proceeding. 3. To date, in the instant proceeding, the government has The government has recently moved to stay this DTA not filed a return to Petitioner's habeas petition. 4. To date, the government has not produced to undersigned counsel the classified portion of Bostan's CSRT (at the outset of this case undersigned counsel both obtained security clearances in order to be able to review such materials). In Bostan's DTA 1 proceeding, the government only produced the unclassified portion of Bostan's CSRT. It is unclear whether the protective order in the DTA proceeding permits use of information obtained therein in the instant habeas proceeding. 4. The Department of Defense has not informed undersigned counsel with respect to the outcome of Karim Bostan's recent Administrative Review Board Proceedings. These ARBs are designed to determine whether a detainee continues to pose a threat to the United States, or whether a detainee can be released. commission has charged Bostan with a crime. No military 2 Respectfully submitted, MICHAEL CARUSO ACTING FEDERAL PUBLIC DEFENDER /s/ Paul M. Rashkind Chief of Appeals Supervisory Assistant Federal Public Defender 150 W. Flagler St. Suite 1500 Miami, Florida 33130-1555 Tel. (305) 536-6900 x 205 fax. (305) 530-7120 email: Counsel for Petitioner Timothy Cone Assistant Federal Public Defender 150 W. Flagler St. Suite 1500 Miami, Florida 33130-1555 Tel. (305) 536-6900 x 227 Temp. (202) 208-7528 x 121 fax (202) 208-7515 email: Counsel for Petitioner /s/ 3

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