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Immediate Release

Guantanamo Periodic Review Board Media Invitation Announced

Feb. 14, 2017


The Department of Defense will allocate seats for news media at the Pentagon satellite location on Feb. 28, to cover certain portions of the Guantanamo Periodic Review Board for Sharqawi Abdu Ali Al Hajj.

Due to limited space available, selection is not guaranteed. Upon selection, additional information on reporting times and locations will be provided.

Media desiring to observe the hearing should send their requests via email to All requests must be received no later than 5 p.m. EST, Feb. 21. Media members should submit their names, positions, sponsoring organization and contact information to the above email address. Multiple names from the same organization may be submitted.

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