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  1. Debate remains loud, but Gitmo quietingRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Journal Gazette

    ... used. Half of the eight blocks in Camp 6 are being used and three of the four in Camp 5. Much of an area known as Camp Delta that used to house hundreds of prisoners is now used for administrative offices. Marine Gen. John F. Kelly, commander of ...

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  2. Quieter, smaller Guantanamo as debate rages on prison's fateRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | KHQ-TV Spokane

    ... held at Guantanamo as... (AP Photo/Ben Fox). In this Feb. 2, 2016 photo, military guards exit an area known as Camp Delta at the Guantanamo Bay detention center, in Cuba. After 14 years, the detention center appears to be winding down despite ...

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  3. Military: Detainees behaving in GitmoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | ABC Action News

    ... urns out, guards and command staff say it's never been this peaceful at the facility. This is a fence surrounding Camp Delta. At one point there were nearly 600 detainees living there. The camp still houses the library and detainee clinic.

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  4. Behind the Walls of Guantanamo Bay CubaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | NBC Miami

    Exclusive look inside the detention camps at Guantanamo Bay Cuba as the debate rages on: What should happen to who some call the world's most dangerous men? NBC 6 received an exclusive look inside the detention camps at Guantanamo Bay Cuba as the debate rages on: What should happen to, who some call, the world's most dangerous men? Soon, alleged 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed will return to a courtroom, putting the focus on him and others held there. Bomb-makers, terrorist trainers and body guards to Osama bin Laden.

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  5. Gitmo duo: A threat to investor community - Experts warnRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | GhanaWeb

    Ghana's investment prospects could wane considerably in the next two to five years as foreigners decide to look for safer destinations for their investments following the admission of two ex-detainees originally from Yemen, some investment analysts have warned. Lecturer in Finance at the University of Ghana Business School , Legon, Dr Lord Mensahpoints out that investors are keen to putting their monies in safe havens and so where there is no guarantee of stability, they become conscious of losing their capital and begin to look elsewhere.

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  6. Berkeley County Council to consider stand against Gitmo detaineesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Post and Courier

    Berkeley County Council is set to sign a resolution Monday opposing the closing of the Guantanamo Bay detention camp and the transfer of detainees to the Naval Brig in Hanahan. County Supervisor Bill Peagler cited two reasons why he plans to introduce a resolution at Monday's special council meeting: “The safety of the people of Berkeley County and the safety of the economy of Berkeley County.” “Closing the Guantanamo Bay Detention Facility and relocating the terrorists to the Consolidated Naval Brig Charleston in Berkeley County would place our people and our economy in great danger,” he said in a statement.

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  7. Ghana Catholic Bishops: Ex-Gitmo Prisoners Are - Time-Bombs' - " - Send These Men Back'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Cybercast News Service

    In reference to two former Guantanamo Bay prisoners who were transferred to Ghana in West Africa, the Catholic Bishops' Conference there said it was a "wrong and dangerous" decision, that the two men were "not refugees but time-bombs" who clearly "pose a threat," and that the government should send them "back to wherever they came from." In a statement with the headline, "Accepting Former Guantanamo Bay Prisoners in Ghana: Wrong and Dangerous," the Bishops' Conference noted that the ex-Gitmo prisoner Mahmoud Omar Mohammed Bin Atef used to fight for Osama bin Laden, and the other ex-prisoner, Khalid Shayk Mohammed, had trained with Al Qaeda.

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  8. US Senator Defends the Empire Against Freeing the InnocentRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2015 | The Free Press, Independent News Media

    In your op-ed you won't mention those eight years of failure to close the human rights crime scene in Cuba because, after all, you never tried very hard to get it closed. You just tried hard to get on the record appearing to try to get it closed.

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  9. So, the 'Gitmo-2' cat is out of the bag?Read the original story

    Sunday Jan 31 | GhanaWeb

    IT was evident, from the word "go", that there was more to the Gitmo-2 story than met the eye. "Compassion"? Balderdash! How much "compassion" does the US itself have? When its drones and fighter-bombers kill innocent civilians anywhere in the world, including women and children; when its bombers target an MSF hospital in Afghanistan, what does the US say? "That was 'collateral damage'!... End of discussion.

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  10. "15 more Gitmo detainees expected in Ghana"Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 30 | GhanaWeb

    Member of Parliament for Manhyia, Dr. Matthew Opoku Prempeh is alleging that President John Dramani Mahama negotiated for 17 Guantanamo Bay detainees and not two as claimed by Ghana government officials. According to him, fifteen more Guantanamo bay prisoners are on their way to Ghana.

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  11. Napo pushes for parliamentary talks on Gitmo TwoRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 30 | GhanaWeb

    In faraway United States of America, four Senators have been busy, leading a campaign to cause the US to impose financial sanctions on Ghana should the two ex-Guantanamo Bay detainees being hosted in the country flee and return to their alleged old ways of unleashing terror. In Ghana, the 275-member legislature is yet to be officially briefed on why the nation's President, John Dramani Mahama, chose to authorize the transfer of two Yemeni citizens after their release from the Detention Center to Ghana in the name of compassion without prior approval of Parliament.

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  12. Gitmo 2: America can go to hell - " Dr Kwasi AnningRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | GhanaWeb

    Security Analyst Dr Kwasi Aning has urged government to call the bluff of America over the recent threat to cut foreign aid to Ghana if the country fails to hold and monitor the two ex-detainees from Guantanamo Bay and ensure they do not re-engage in terrorism against the United States According to him, it is important that Ghana tells America in plain language that it cannot 'remote control' and dictate to the country as it is a sovereign nation and must decide what is best for itself.

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  13. America's coercive diplomacy is not to be expected - Antwi DansoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | GhanaWeb

    An International Relations expert is urging government to listen to wise counsel by renegotiating the terms under which two suspected terrorists from Guantanamo Bay are being held in the country. Dr Vladimir Antwi Danso says there is likely to be a problem in the future if government remains adamant on the matter.

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  14. US Senators: Stop aid to Ghana if Gitmo 2 escapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | GhanaWeb

    Four Senators from the United States of America have petitioned the Senate Appropriations Committee to cut off foreign aid to Ghana should the small West African country fail to keep the two ex-detainees from Guantanamo Bay from escaping to "re-engage in terrorism against the United States". Senators James Lankford of Oklahoma, Mark Kirk of Illinois, Roy Blunt of Missouri, and Steve Daines of Montana penned down the request and also pleaded with State and Foreign Operations and Related Programmes Chairman Lindsay Graham to carry out its implementation.

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  15. Hunter urges hold on Army secretary nominee over Green Beret caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | Washington Examiner

    A member of the House Armed Services Committee on Wednesday asked Sen. Pat Roberts to consider using his hold on the nominee to be Army secretary to bring attention to the case of a Green Beret whose career is about to end because he assaulted an Afghan child rapist. Roberts, R-Kan., said last week that he would prevent the Senate from voting on Eric Fanning's nomination to serve as Army secretary over objections to the president's plan to close Guantanamo Bay, which could include moving troops to Fort Leavenworth in Roberts' home state.

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  16. Senators seek foreign aid cut if ex-Gitmo inmates escape host countryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | Fox News

    Four Republican senators are calling for cutting foreign aid to Ghana if two former Guantanamo Bay prisoners who were transferred to the African nation escape or return to terrorism. The move marks a renewed effort by security-minded lawmakers to use the power of the purse to effectively pressure other countries considering taking Guantanamo detainees.

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  17. The Guantanamo Bay Detainees And Why Ghana Needs Akufo-Addo As PresidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | Ghanamma.com

    There has never been a time in our recent history as nation that Ghanaians from diverse ethnic, religious, class, political, and ideological persuasions clearly articulated their displeasure against an act by a government that has direct consequence for human and national security until President John Dramani Mahama violated Ghana's Anti Terrorist Act and by implication the Presidential Oath by bringing in the ex-Guantanamo Bay detainees. What the president calls an act of "humanitarianism" and questioning the compassion of some religious leaders who had criticized his decision is a clear indication of the lack of diplomatic tact on the part of the president in a globalizing world.

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  18. Freed Guant namo detainee still in Morocco jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | The Miami Herald

    Authorities have again postponed a hearing on whether to charge a former Guantanamo Bay prisoner who was turned over to Morocco last year after the U.S. withdrew allegations he had ties to an Islamic militant group. Younis Abdurrahman Chekkouri has been imprisoned without charge since he was returned to Morocco last September.

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  19. US Senator Defends the Empire Against Freeing the InnocentRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2015 | The Free Press, Independent News Media

    In your op-ed you won't mention those eight years of failure to close the human rights crime scene in Cuba because, after all, you never tried very hard to get it closed. You just tried hard to get on the record appearing to try to get it closed.

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  20. Be patient with ex-Gitmo detainees - " Amoako AttaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | GhanaWeb

    The Head of the Freedom Chapel Church, Apostle Amoako Atta, has appealed to Ghanaians to exercise patience for the government to deal with issues concerning its acceptance of the two ex-Guantanamo Bay detainees into the country. "Any negative reactions from Ghanaians can antagonise extremists who could eventually respond in negative ways we can hardly imagine," he explained.

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