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Gino Rreyes/ZUMA Press/NewscomBarack Obama's first official act in office addressed not the economy or health care but Guantanamo. In a moment of high drama, surrounded by a phalanx of retired military brass, the president signed a series of executiveĂƒÂ‚Ă‚Â ...

A former Guantanamo Bay prisoner who went on hunger strike in Uruguay to demand relocation to another country has ended his protest after receiving an offer, his supporters have said.
Within days of his first inauguration, Barack Obama signed a presidential order directing his administration to close the prison at Guantanamo Bay Naval Base (GTMO) within one year, following up with astonishing alacrity on his campaign promises ...
Since conspiracy is neither an offense of international law nor a war crime, al-Bahlul's attorneys argued that Congress exceeded its constitutional authority by authorizing the Guantanamo military commission - rather than a jury in an Article III ...
Last week an alleged plotter of the 9/11, attacks and prisoner in Guantanamo successfully underwent reconstructive rectal surgery for injuries sustained while held in a CIA black site - a more formal idiom for secret torture site.

They call themselves marine mammal protectors - the organizers of a rally this Saturday to protest what they call the navy Dolphin Gitmo. Their goal, they say, is to "expedite humane end to Gitmo like Navy Marine Mammal Program due to tax waste ...
You've probably heard a lot about Guantanamo Bay Naval Base in Cuba, because of suspected terrorists who are held there.
Guantanamo Bay, Cuba - Guantanamo Bay Naval Base is not only secluded from communist Cuba -- separated by a border fence -- but at distance of 536 miles from Key West, it is also separated from the United States.
A man who is widely regarded as the most tortured prisoner in the history of Guantanamo Bay has been released without charge after nearly 14 years.
Mohamedou Ould Slahi, author of the best-selling Guantanamo Diary, has been freed from the U.S. detention facility at Guantanamo Bay after 14 years. He was never formally charged nor tried. The U.S. Department of Defense announced the transfer ofĂƒÂ‚Ă‚Â ...
You've probably heard a lot about Guantanamo Bay Naval Base in Cuba, because of suspected terrorists who are held there.
Now Playing: David Muir Gets Rare Access to Guantanamo. Now Playing: Gitmo by the Numbers. Now Playing: Larry Sanders Hands Out Leaflets as a Green Party Candidate in England.
Guantanamo Bay Naval Base, Cuba (CN) - A military judge presiding over the trials connected to the bombing of the USS Cole announced Tuesday that he signed a warrant the night before to compel testimony from a reluctant witness.
Bermuda may be the last place you'd expect to find a former detainee of the Guantanamo detention center, one of the most notorious prisons in the world, but Khalil Mamut has called the beautiful, scenic island in the Atlantic Ocean home for a little ...
The detention center at Guantanamo Bay is one of the most notorious prisons in the world. It's located on the eastern edge of Cuba, on a sprawling naval base where ABC News' David Muir and his team recently traveled.
In 2005, Slahi wrote a 446-page handwritten account of his imprisonment, titled Guantanamo Diary. When it was published in January 2015, heavily redacted by government censors, the book made Slahi one of the best-known prisoners at Guantanamo.

The President's Promise -- Closing Guantanamo Bay. More. With less than 100 days left of President Obama's term, a look back on his longstanding plans to close Guantanamo Bay. 0:58 | 10/18/16. buffering. Replay. Captions. OFF. ON. Track : None. Presets :.
WASHINGTON, Oct 17 (Reuters) - An inmate at the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, has been released to the government of Mauritania, the U.S.
A former chief prosecutor at Guantanamo Bay has confused and alarmed twitter users with a hypothetical question: If there's no collateral damage, can the U.S.
Guantanamo Bay Naval Base, Cuba (CN) - Fifteen years and one month after 9/11, another day of technical legal arguments wrapped up in pretrial hearings for the accused.
Until today, she has been publicly defined by CCTV footage that shows her handcuffed, stripped of her underwear, stomped on, and kicked by police in a Ballarat cell.
This is a story about the last few weeks in the life of a man who ended up in Guantanamo where the physical torture was bad enough, and the emotional torture was worse.
An ongoing review shows the U.S. Intelligence Community has been debunking long-held myths about some of the "worst of the worst" at Guantanamo, some of them still held today. The retreat emerges in a series of unclassified prisoner profiles released ...
war crimes trials at Guantanamo Bay for suspects accused of attacks against the United States have ground to a near halt a decade after the military courts' creation, with lawyers warning that some detainees could spend many more years waiting to be tried.
Guantanamo Bay -- As the trial of the men accused plotting the September 11 terror attacks continues in Guantanamo Bay, Jasmine Norwood got a closer look at where the prisoners have been held for years.
Havana, Oct 13 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban province of Guantanamo, especially the municipality of Baracoa, is recovering gradually from the damage caused in recent days by hurricane Mathew, according to reports today in the capital.
Montevideo (AFP) - A former Guantanamo inmate resettled in Uruguay is refusing liquids and risks dying from a hunger strike he launched to demand his transfer to another country, his doctor said Thursday.
THOMSON, IL - NOVEMBER 15: A guard tower and prison yard remains empty at the Thomson Correctional Center on November 15, 2009 in Thomson, Illinois.
Supreme Court wants The fight against terrorism - The National police's Densus 88 counterterrorism squad "immobilizes" suspected terrorists in a simulation exercise at the East Java police headquarters in Surabaya, East Java.
Two French former inmates at Guantanamo Bay have called for a former high-ranking US defence department official to give evidence on their accusations of torture at the notorious US prison camp, the men's lawyer said on Wednesday.
Charged in connection with the 9/11 terrorist attacks, Guantanamo detainee Mustafa Al-Hawsawi will reportedly miss a pretrial hearing Friday in order to "rest up" for rectal surgery to repair damage caused by CIA "enhanced interrogation techniques.
(WEAR) - Seven hundred people, 60 cats and dogs and one bunny are heading home to Guantanamo Bay. Seeking refuge from hurricane Matthew, families and non-essential personnel from Naval Station Guantanamo Bay were evacuated to Naval AirĂƒÂ‚Ă‚Â ...
Diyab is a veteran hunger striker, having staged prolonged hunger strikes during his 12 years at Guantanamo to protest his detention.
In this May 5, 2015, photo, former Guantanamo detainee Abu Wa'el Dhiab, from Syria, sits in front of the U.S. embassy while visiting former fellow detainees demanding financial assistance from the U.S.
FILE - In this May 5, 2015 file photo, former Guantanamo detainee Abu Wa'el Dhiab, from Syria, sits in front of the U.S.
Uruguay's government on Tuesday offered to bring the family of a hunger striking former Guantanamo prisoner to the South American country.
Guantanamo Bay, Cuba -- Jasmine Norwood will be in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba for a week, covering important pretrial hearings for Khalid Shaikh Mohammad and four other Guantanamo Bay detainees who are accused of being masterminds, funding,ĂƒÂ‚Ă‚Â ...
military personnel who evacuated last week from Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, in the wake of hurricane Matthew are expected to return home Tuesday.
The Herald's report came out one day after The New York Times published an expose featuring interviews with former CIA and Guantanamo prisoners dealing with the effects of alleged torture. Hawasawi was captured along with alleged 9/11 engineer KhalidĂƒÂ‚Ă‚Â ...
Montevideo (AFP) - A former Guantanamo inmate resettled in Uruguay in 2014 is in critical condition from a two-month-old hunger strike he launched to demand authorities transfer him to another country, an official said Monday.
Since the beginning of his Presidency, it's been a hallmark for Obama to close Gitmo, but it has proven to be one of the most difficult things for the administration to push through to completion.
One former prisoner referred to his time in Gitmo as akin to the U.S. version of the Harry Potter prison, "Azkaban" while another found comfort in the lyrics of a Whitesnake song, and as Oliver noted, "You know you are miserable when you're finding ...
[JURIST] Uruguay's Foreign Minister, Rodolfo Nin Novoa, on Friday urged a former Guantanamo prisoner, jihad Diyab, to call off his hunger strike, stating that Uruguay is attempting to transfer him to another country.
From Guantanamo, Ammar al-Baluchi, one of 15 "high-value detainee", known as HVDs, has written to Professor Juan Mendez, the UN special rapporteur on torture, to ask him to visit him and fellow prisoners.
DEARBORN, MI - Sam Farran knows what hell is like. He spent six months as a prisoner in Yemen, where he was handcuffed, blinded and beaten to unconsciousness.
Earlier this year, U.S. Rep. Lynn Jenkins asked me to represent our community by testifying before a congressional committee on the impact of a potential transfer of Guantanamo Bay detainees to Fort Leavenworth. Following that meeting, we even took a ...
prisoners in yard at Camp 4 in Camp Delta at Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Photo credit: ... Psychotherapist Dr.
MIAMI - The U.S. Navy base at Guantanamo Bay weathered hurricane Matthew with minimal damage and no loss of life, the military said Wednesday.
hurricane Matthew may be the most powerful storm to make landfall in a decade when it hits Cuba Tuesday, but the dozens of detainees remaining at the U.S.


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