Guantanamo Bay Newswire (Page 3)

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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. Torture, the United States, and Laws of WarRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | CFR.org

    A confluence of events has put torture and the treatment of detainees at center stage: the recent revelation of a network of so-called black sites, covert prisons for suspected terrorists run by the Central Intelligence Agency in Eastern Europe; the White House is threatening to veto an anti-torture amendment passed by the Senate; the Supreme Court announced it would hear a case challenging the legality of war-crimes tribunals used in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba; the Senate voted to strip Guantanamo detainees of further legal rights; and a leaked classified report by the CIA's inspector general provided evidence that interrogation techniques approved by the White House may violate an international convention against torture.

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  8. Judging Guantanamo: The Court, Congress, and the White HouseRead the original story

    Jan 21, 2009 | CFR.org

    The status of the suspected terrorists detained by the United States at the U.S. Navy base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, continues to test the balance between the executive, judicial, and legislative branches of the U.S. government, and is expected to become an early test for President Barack Obama. On August 6, 2008, a jury of U.S. military officers convicted Osama bin Laden's former driver of supporting terrorism, but acquitted him of a more serious charge--conspiracy to commit terrorist attacks.

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  9. The United States and the Geneva ConventionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2006 | CFR.org

    ... decision that this article does indeed apply to top terror suspects detained in CIA-run prisons as well as at Guantanamo Bay. "Quoting [Common Article Three] is like quoting the Bible for international lawyers," says Peter Danchin, a Columbia ...

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  10. US review board clears Yemeni prisoner at Guantanamo for release, reversing March rulingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | Neepawa Press

    A Guantanamo Bay prisoner who was accused of being a bodyguard for Osama bin Laden is now eligible for release from the prison on the U.S. Navy base in Cuba, a Pentagon review board said Tuesday. The Periodic Review Board, which is conducting parole-style hearings for prisoners as part of President Barack Obama's effort to close the Guantanamo detention centre, ruled it is no longer necessary to hold Yemeni prisoner Abdalmalik Wahab.

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  11. Review board weighs release of injured Guantanamo prisonerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Newsday

    A Libyan prisoner at the U.S. Navy base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba with battlefield wounds made his initial appearance Tuesday before a review board that will decide whether he can be released after 13 years in custody. Omar Khalif Mohammed Abu Baker appeared by video-link from the base in Cuba before members of the Periodic Review Board in the United States.

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  12. On Native GroundIT Can't Be Denied: the U.S. is Guilty of TortureRead the original story

    Dec 11, 2014 | American Reporter

    ... has prevented terrorist attacks from occurring since 2001. From the Patriot Act to the creation of a gulag at Guantanamo Bay to illegal spying on Americans to the suspension of habeas corpus, 9/11 became the justification for some of the worst ...

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  13. MomentumAN Embarrassment of RichesRead the original story

    Aug 12, 2010 | American Reporter

    ... year. During the 2008 campaign, both candidates Barack Obama and John McCain promised to close the prison at Guantanamo Bay. However, President Obama, apparently scared by the right-wing paranoids, hasn't transferred any prisoners to maximum federal ...

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  14. Rights groups petition US to create special prosecutor for torture claimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Jurist

    ... to investigate claims that Central Intelligence Agency agents used torture against detainees held at Guantanamo Bay prison and elsewhere. The groups said that the executive summary [text, PDF; JURIST report ] of a US Senate investigation into the ...

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  15. UK arrests Rwanda intelligence chief on war crimes warrantRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Jurist

    ... Spanish National Court agreed to turn over [JURIST report] to the US an investigation of torture claims at Guantanamo Bay, after increased pressure from the US. In 2009, the Spanish Congress limited the country's universal jurisdiction statute ...

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  16. SecDef: Oh, wouldn't it be nice to close Gitmo, in the evening of Obama's term?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Hot Air

    ... by closing Gitmo, and says it would be "nice" to do it before Obama leaves office : The push to close the Guantanamo Bay detention facility has been a goal of the president since the first day of his presidency, and as time runs out in his second ...

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  17. After 13 Years of Hell, Human Held Without Charges Has One Question for USRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Common Dreams

    ... AP/file) Moath al-Alwi, who has been a prisoner of the U.S. government and detained at the offshore prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba since 2002 without ever being charged with a crime or afforded a trial, has a simple yet urgent question for the ...

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  18. U.S. to relax hostage guidelinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | NWAonline

    ... release of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who was captured after walking away from this post in Afghanistan. Five Guantanamo Bay detainees were exchanged as a condition of his release. White House officials said those negotiations were permissible because ...

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  19. Review board weighs release of injured Guantanamo prisonerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Stars and Stripes

    A Libyan prisoner at the U.S. Navy base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba with battlefield wounds made his initial appearance Tuesday before a review board that will decide whether he can be released after 13 years in custody. Omar Khalif Mohammed Abu Baker appeared by video-link from the base in Cuba before members of the Periodic Review Board in the United States.

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  20. in Re: Abd Al-Rahim Hussein Muhammed Al-NashiriRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | FindLaw

    ... to the petition for writ of mandamus. Abd al-Rahim Hussein Muhammed al-Nashiri (Nashiri) is a detainee at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, who is currently being tried by military commission. He asks this Court to resolve, via mandamus, two challenges to the ...

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