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  1. State Department Seeks 'Rehabilitation and Reintegration of Violent Extremist Offenders'Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | The Weekly Standard

    ... your email. Although President Obama has not yet fulfilled his promise to close the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, the population there is gradually shrinking as detainees are repatriated or released into the custody of foreign ...

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  2. Defense Attorneys Demand Release of Thousands of CIA Black Site PhotosRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Common Dreams

    Images reportedly depict black sites in Afghanistan, Thailand, Poland, Lithuania, and Romania, as well as torture devices. A recently unearthed cache of photographs of CIA black sites is threatening to further complicate the proceedings of the 9/11 military commission as attorneys for the men detained at the Guantanamo Bay detention facility are demanding the release of the documents as evidence of the U.S. torture program.

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  3. Israelis want to force-feed hunger strikersRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | Journal Gazette

    ... and Australia, which have force-fed hunger-striking prisoners. The U.S. military did so at the prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan, a sponsor of the legislation, told parliament that Palestinian security prisoners ...

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  4. Long-held Guantanamo detainee set for releaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Jurist

    ... Periodic Review Board (PRB) [official fact sheet] announced Friday that one of the longest-held detainees at Guantanamo Bay [JURIST backgrounder] may now be released to his home country of Saudi Arabia. Abdul Rahman Shalabi has been on a nine-year ...

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  5. The road to closing Guantanamo is still being pavedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Globe and Mail

    A Guantanamo detainee, left, walks in a fenced-in exercise area as a guard patrols on the grounds of the maximum security prison at Camp 5, at Guantanamo Bay U.S. Naval Base, in Cuba, Sept. 19, 2006.

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  6. After Guantanamo, life on Pacific island was difficultRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Globe and Mail

    In this file photo razor wire lines a fence in the Camp 4 detention facility on the U.S. Naval Base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. In this file photo razor wire lines a fence in the Camp 4 detention facility on the U.S. Naval Base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

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  7. Freedom has bitter, baffling taste for former Guantanamo inmatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Globe and Mail

    Freed Guantanamo Bay detainee Abu Wa'el Dhiab poses for a photo in front of the US Embassy where other four were camping in Montevideo, Uruguay, Tuesday, May 5, 2015. Freed Guantanamo Bay detainee Abu Wa'el Dhiab poses for a photo in front of the US Embassy where other four were camping in Montevideo, Uruguay, Tuesday, May 5, 2015.

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  8. Israel wants to force-feed Palestinian prisoners who go on hunger strikesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Washington Post

    ... and Australia, which have force-fed hunger-striking prisoners. The U.S. military did so at the prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan, a sponsor of the legislation, told parliament that Palestinian security prisoners ...

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  9. habeas corpus rights for Gitmo detaineesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Daily Kos

    ... President Bush and full-time apologist for the current one blasted the Supreme Court's 5-4 ruling in favor of Guantanamo Bay detainees. The result, he proclaimed, was the equivalent of declaring human beings property and codifying racial ...

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  10. Trump: 'We look like we're beggars' in Iran nuclear talksRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Hill

    ... serving in Afghanistan, freed for five Taliban commandos who were being held at the detention facility in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. "We get Sgt. Bergdahl, the traitor, and they get five leaders that they've wanted for years, and they're out now on ...

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  11. Photos of CIA prisons in Romania: The Washington Post reveals the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Nine O'Clock

    ... of the approximately 14,000 photographs will probably cause yet another delay in the military commissions at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, as attorneys for the defendants demand that all the images be turned over and the government wades through the ...

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  12. CIA photos of 'black sites' could complicate Guantanamo trialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | The Washington Post

    Military prosecutors this year learned about a massive cache of CIA photographs of its former overseas "black sites" while reviewing material collected for the Senate investigation of the agency's interrogation program, U.S. officials said. The existence of the approximately 14,000 photographs will probably cause yet another delay in the military commissions at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, as attorneys for the defendants demand that all the images be turned over and the government wades through the material to decide what it thinks is relevant to the proceedings.

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  13. CIA photos of "black sites" could complicate Gitmo trialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Virginian-Pilot

    Military prosecutors earlier this year learned about a massive cache of CIA photographs of its former overseas "black sites" while reviewing material collected for the Senate investigation of the agency's interrogation program, according to U.S. officials. The existence of the approximately 14,000 photographs will probably cause yet another delay in the military commissions at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, as attorneys for the defendants demand that all of the images be turned over and the government wades through the material to decide what it thinks is relevant to the proceedings.

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  14. Photos of CIA 'black sites' come to lightRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Age

    Washington: Military prosecutors earlier this year learned about a massive cache of CIA photographs of its former overseas "black sites" while reviewing material collected for the Senate investigation of the agency's interrogation program, according to US officials. The existence of the approximately 14,000 photographs will probably cause yet another delay in the military commissions at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, as attorneys for the defendants demand all of the images be turned over to them and the government wades through the material to decide what it thinks is relevant to the proceedings.

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  15. Big Obama legacy wins on trade, Obamacare, marriage. Guantanamo? Not so far.Read the original story

    Saturday Jun 27 | The Washington Post

    ... before Obama leaves office, said, "I'm not confident, but I am hopeful." The problem is "there are people in Guantanamo Bay who cannot and should not be released because they will return to the terrorist fight," Carter said, and a place has to be ...

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  16. Gitmo prisoner on 9-year hunger strike set to be releasedRead the original story

    Saturday Jun 27 | Fox News

    A prisoner who has been on a nine-year hunger strike to protest his confinement at the U.S. base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, can now return to his native Saudi Arabia, a government review board said Friday. The Periodic Review Board, which has been re-evaluating dozens of Guantanamo prisoners previously deemed too dangerous to release, said in a statement published on its website that Abdul Rahman Shalabi can be released to take part in a Saudi government rehabilitation program for militants and would be subject to monitoring afterward.

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  17. Guantanamo prisoner on long hunger strike to be sent homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Newsday

    In this Nov. 21, 2013 file photo reviewed by the U.S. military, dawn arrives at the now closed Camp X-Ray, which was used as the first detention facility for suspected militants captured after the Sept. 11 attacks, at the Guantanamo Bay Naval Base in Cuba.

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  18. America's Biggest Threat? White People.Read the original story

    Friday Jun 26 | Balloon Juice

    ... 19 were carried out by non-Muslims. Yet there are no white Americans languishing inside the prison camp at Guantanamo Bay . And there are no drones dropping bombs on gatherings of military-age males in the country's lawless border regions . Team ...

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  19. Guantanamo prisoner on 9-year hunger strike to be releasedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | New York Post

    A prisoner who has been on a nine-year hunger strike to protest his confinement at the U.S. base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, can now return to his native Saudi Arabia, a government review board said Friday. The Periodic Review Board, which has been re-evaluating dozens of Guantanamo prisoners previously deemed too dangerous to release, said in a statement published on its website that Abdul Rahman Shalabi can be released to take part in a Saudi government rehabilitation program for militants and would be subject to monitoring afterward.

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  20. U.S. to Release Former UBL Bodyguard From Guantanamo After Years-Long Hunger StrikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | TheBlaze.com

    A prisoner at the U.S. base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, who has been on a nine-year hunger strike has been approved for release from the detention center. A government board reviewing the cases of dozens of men held at Guantanamo has decided that Abdul Rahman Shalabi can return to his native Saudi Arabia.

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