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.
Fayez al Kandari, a thirty-eight year-old Kuwaiti held in captivity at the Guantánamo military prison for nearly fourteen years, was released to Kuwait. He was the last Kuwaiti in detention, and the U.S. military’s Periodic Review Board cleared him for release in September of last year. As part of Kandari’s release,
After more than thirteen years of torture, abuse, and unjust detention at the Guantanamo Bay military prison, Shaker Aamer has finally been released.