Filing 910

NOTICE Of Transfer Of Petitioner Merozhev (ISN 1095) and withdrawal of request for designation of certain information as protected information by GEORGE W. BUSH, DONALD RUMSFELD, JAY HOOD, MIKE BUMGARNER (Warden, Andrew) Modified to add text on 11/3/2008 (ks).

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IN RE: GUANTANAMO BAY DETAINEE LITIGATION Doc. 910 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA ____________________________________ ) IN RE: ) ) Misc. No. 08-442 (TFH) GUANTANAMO BAY ) DETAINEE LITIGATION ) ____________________________________) Civil Action No. 05-CV-2479 (HHK) NOTICE OF TRANSFER OF PETITIONER AND WITHDRAWAL OF REQUEST FOR DESIGNATION OF CERTAIN INFORMATION AS PROTECTED INFORMATION Respondents hereby provide notice that the United States has relinquished custody of petitioner Zainulabidin Merozhev (ISN 1095) and transferred him to the control of the Government of Tajikistan. Accordingly, the transfer having taken place, respondents hereby withdraw their request to have the Notice Pursuant to the Court's August 18, 2006 (filed under seal on July 23, 2008) treated as protected information.1 Dated: October 31, 2008 Respectfully submitted, GREGORY G. KATSAS Assistant Attorney General JOHN C. O'QUINN Deputy Assistant Attorney General /s/ Andrew I. Warden JOSEPH H. HUNT (D.C. Bar No. 431134) VINCENT M. GARVEY (D.C. Bar No. 127191) TERRY M. HENRY ANDREW I. WARDEN (IN Bar No. 23840-49) Attorneys Consistent with this withdrawal, respondents have no objection to the Notice being unsealed and placed on the public record. 1 United States Department of Justice Civil Division, Federal Programs Branch 20 Massachusetts Ave., N.W. Washington, DC 20530 Tel: (202) 616-5084 Fax: (202) 616-8470 Attorneys for Respondents -2-

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