Immediate Release

Guantanamo Periodic Review Board Media Invitation Announced

April 13, 2021

The Department of Defense will allocate seats for news media at the Pentagon satellite viewing location on April 20, to cover unclassified portions of the Guantanamo Periodic Review Board for Sharqawi Abdu Ali Al Hajj (ISN - 1457).

Due to limited space availability, selection is not guaranteed. Upon selection, additional information on meeting time and location will be provided.

Media desiring to observe the hearing should send requests via email to

All requests must be received no later than noon ET April 15. Media members should include their name, position, sponsoring organization and contact information (cell phone and email address) in their request. Multiple names from the same organization may be submitted.

Further information, including media ground rules, can be viewed at the Periodic Review Secretariat website at