Anam et al v. Bush et al

District of Columbia, dcd-1:2004-cv-01194

ORDER that the petitions of petitioners Qassim (ISN 242), Baidhani (ISN 553), Marwalah (ISN837), Rezehi (ISN 045) and Mahdi (ISN 167) shall be stayed. Signed by Judge Henry H. Kennedy on 12/12/08. (tj)

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FILED DEC 19 2008 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA NANCY MAYER WHITTINGTON, CLERK U.S. DISTRICT COURT IN RE: GUANTANAMO BAY DETAINEE LITIGATION. ..) نب SUHAIL ABDU ANAM, et ah,: Civil Action No. 04-CV-1194 (HHK) Petitioners, STIPULATION TO STAY PETITIONS (#990) GEORGE W. BUSK, et al, . • Respondents, · WHEREAS, petitioners Khaled Ahmed Qassim (ISN 242), Abdulkhaliq Ahmed al Baidhani (ISN 553), Bisher Nasser al Marwalah (ISN 837), Ali Ahmed al Rezehi (ISN 045) and Ali Yahya Mahdi (ISN 167) each filed a petition for å wtit habeas corpus in this Court on July 15, 2004; and WHEREAS, petitioners Khaled Ahmed Qassim (ISN 242), Abdulkhaliq Ahmed al Baidhani. . (ISN 553), Bisheer Nasser al Marwalah (ISN 837), Ali Ahmed al Rezchi (ISN 045) and Ali Yahya. .. Mahdi (ISN 167) each seek to stay their respective habeas petitions and respondents have agreed to .. such a stay; MT IS STIPULATED by and between the undersigned counsel, subject to the approval of the Court, that: • (1) The petitions for a writ of habeas corpus of petitioners Khaled Ahmed Qassim (ISN. 242), Abdulkhaliq Ahmed al Baidhani (ISN 553), Bisheer Nasser al Marwalah (ISN 837), Ali Ahmed al Rezehi (I$N 045) and Ali Yahya Mahdi (ISN 167) shall be stayed; NY:4300495.1 (2) . The parties' obligations under this Court's November 6, 2008 Case Management Order shall be suspended with respect to these five, petitioners unless and until the stay is lifted by the Court; (3) Either counsel for petitioncis'or counşel for respondents may move to lift the stay on behalf of my.or all of the petitioners upon notice to counsel for the opposing party; (4) The terms and effect of this Court's September 11, 2008 Protective Order and Procedures for Counsel Access to Detainees at the United States Naval Base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. (the "Protective'Order") shall remain in effect while the petitions are stayed; . (5) Counsel for petitioners shall continue to have access to petitioners in accordance with the terms of the Protective Order including, but not limited to, access to visit petitioners in person and to send and receive legal mail, while the petitions are stayed; (6) The terms and effect of this Court's May 9, 2005 order requiring respondents to provide petitioners' counsel and the Court thirty (30) days' notice prior to transporting or removing any petitioner from Guantanamo Bay Naval Başe, shall remain in effect while the petitions are stayed; and (7) This stipulation may be-executed in counterparts, each of which when so executed shall be deemed to be an original. By Julie With: Tenry J. Hentai Andrew Warda · Attorneys:::... United States Department of Justice · Civil Division, Federal Program Branch Heral Program Branch'. 20 Massachusetts Ave., N.W. . Washington, DC 20530 Tel.: (202) 5144107 Pamela Rogers Chepiga Sarah Havens Julie Withers ALLEN & OVERY LLP. **1221. Avenue of the Americas New York, New York 10020 Tel.: (212) 610-6300, Attorneys for Respondenis Attorneys for Petitioners 2. . . . . Scott Sullivan. Kristine Huskoy (D.C. Bar No 462979) ....... UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS: .SCHOOL OF LAW .. .171... NATIONAL SECURITY & HUMAN RIGHTS CLINIC 727 E. Dean Kecton Street Austin, TX 78705 Tel.: (512) 471-5151 Of Counsel for Petitioners 1 Date: November 13, 2008. ..": " SO ORDERED this 73% day or december 2008. ... day of IUNITED STX ISTRICT COURT J DC ..... . . .. .