Tag: Guantanamo

White House pledges to continue transfer of Guantanamo Bay inmates

The White House plans to transfer more inmates out of the Guantanamo…

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Guantanamo closure unlikely after Obama signs defence bill

Obama's signing of the Congressional defence spending bill for 2016 on Wednesday…

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US Congress passes bill complicating Obama’s plans to close Guantanamo

A bill that extends the ban on transferring Guantanamo prisonors to the…

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US blocks release of hunger-striking Guantanamo detainee

The US Justice Department has argued against the release of a prisoner…

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Guantanamo: Where US terror prisoners occupy Cuban soil

Barack Obama would like to close the US prison at Guantanamo Bay…

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A failure of democracy and human rights

By Dr Cesar Chelala It is a sad day for democracy when…

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An unlearned lesson from 9/11

By Dr Cesar Chelala On a rainy morning in April 1958, in Washington DC,…

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Suicide underscores grim conditions at Guantanamo

Other Guantanamo detainees have reported finding "scissors and sharp objects in their…

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9/11 defendants skip Guantanamo hearing

The defendants had asked that Friday's proceedings be cancelled out of respect…

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Names of 55 Guantánamo detainees released

US Department of Justice discloses list of 55 prisoners cleared for release

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