A maximum security facility at Guantanamo Bay, which was used to control “non-compliant prisoners,” including hunger strikers, was closed by the Pentagon.
During the August 13 weekend, the Pentagon released 15 prisoners from the Guantánamo Bay military prison to the United Arab Emirates.
A federal appeals court upheld the dismissal of former Guantanamo Bay prisoner Mohammed Jawad’s lawsuit seeking damages for torture.
Guantanamo Bay prisoner Mohamedou Ould Slahi, author of “Guantanamo Diary,” has been cleared for release by the U.S. military’s periodic review board.
Guantanamo Bay prisoner Mohammed al Qahtani’s attorneys highlighted new evidence of his “severe psychiatric disabilities” to push for his release.
On June 9, 2006, three men died on my watch. I knew the three detainees did not die in their cells. I knew they were murdered.
The US military’s Periodic Review Board decided Saifullah Paracha, Guantánamo Bay’s oldest prisoner, should remain indefinitely detained.
Transferring captives to the Iraqi government instead of Guantánamo does not satisfy human rights concerns. It may be even worse.
In the “Secret” filing, the DOJ argued the court’s order will mark a “sea change in the protections given to properly classified information.”
Muhammad Bawazir, a Yemeni detained at Guantánamo Bay who was force-fed during hunger strikes, refused to be transferred to a country in the Balkans.