Guantanamo Bay Newswire (Page 9)

Guantanamo Bay Newswire (Page 9)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Guantanamo Bay. (Page 9)

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  1. Omar Khadr, Former Child Prisoner at Gitmo, Granted BailRead the original story

    May 7, 2015 | Common Dreams

    ... a Canadian citizen who was 15 when he was shot and captured by U.S. forces in Afghanistan in 2002 and sent to Guantanamo Bay, was granted bail on Thursday after a judge in Alberta rejected a final effort by the Canadian government to keep Khadr in ...

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  2. Canada: Ex-Guantanamo Child Soldier FreedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2015 | Humans Rights Watch

    ... with rape if he did not cooperate. In October 2002, Khadr was transferred to the US detention facility at Guantanamo Bay. He told his lawyers that in Guantanamo he was shackled in painful positions and threatened with rendition to Egypt, Syria, and ...

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  3. Canadian judge could free former teenterrorist who killed US Army medicRead the original story

    May 7, 2015 | Lucianne.com

    A former teen terrorist who killed a U.S. Army Delta Force medic in Afghanistan in 2002 could go free Thursday, if a Canadian judge rules the former Guantanamo Bay detainee once sentenced to 40 years in prison has changed his jihadist ways. Omar Khadr, a Canadian citizen who was just 15 when he threw the grenade that killed U.S. Army medic Christopher Speer in Afghanistan during a 2002 firefight, will learn his fate in an Edmonton courtroom.

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  4. Canada Bails Guantanamo's Youngest InmateRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2015 | Sky News

    Omar Khadr was 15 when he was captured in Afghanistan and became the youngest person in the US detention facility on Cuba. A former Guantanamo Bay inmate convicted of killing a US soldier with a grenade is to be freed from jail in Canada.

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  5. Alberta judge grants Omar Khadr bailRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2015 | Globe and Mail

    ... think of Omar Khadr, he's now served his time. This is going to be the end of his incarceration." The former Guantanamo Bay prisoner faces numerous restrictions including having to wear a tracking bracelet, observe a nighttime curfew, face limits on ...

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  6. Court Hearing Tomorrow on Release of Guantanamo Force-Feeding VideosRead the original story

    May 7, 2015 | Common Dreams

    ... would be a step towards restoring the American values that we have shredded in perpetuating the prison at Guantanamo Bay." Reprieve attorney Cori Crider said: "Guantanamo, its facilities, and its prisoners must be the most photographed in the world. ...

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  7. Obama Plans to Press Ahead With Guantanamo Bay ClosureRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2015 | The Wall Street Journal

    The White House is emphasizing President Barack Obama' s willingness to take executive action to meet one of his earliest campaign promises - closing the prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba - a rhetorical shift that suggests growing recognition that Congress is unlikely to take the steps needed to shutter the controversial facility. White House press secretary Josh Earnest on Wednesday said Mr. Obama is pushing his aides "to go as far as we can to reduce the population there and to ultimately get to a place where we can close that prison."

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  8. Omar Khadr's bail ruling expected this morningRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2015 | CBC News

    ... by American soldiers in Afghanistan in July 2002. He spent nearly 10 years in a U.S. military prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. In 2010, he pleaded guilty to five war crimes, including the murder of an American special forces soldier, before a U.S. ...

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  9. 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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  10. Six Gitmo detainees released in Uruguay without restraint, a inconsistent with U.S. lawaRead the original story

    May 6, 2015 | Washington Times

    Six detainees were released from Guantanamo Bay in December with no restraints to mitigate the risk of their return to battle - an action "inconsistent with U.S. law," the leader of the House Foreign Affairs Committee said Wednesday. Rep. Edward R. Royce, California Republican, said that, despite a law requiring the administration to take preventive steps to ensure detainees don't engage in terrorist activities after their release, six prisoners were sent to Uruguay with no restrictions or coordination with the local government.

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  11. House Committee says Gitmo detainees released to Uruguay still a threatRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2015 | Washington Examiner

    Six former Guantanamo Bay detainees released to Uruguay remain a terrorist threat, in spite of assurances by the Obama administration, because they do not appear to be under any of the restrictions U.S. officials promised had been imposed, House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ed Royce said in a letter released Wednesday. In the April 29 letter to Secretary of State John Kerry, Royce seeks an explanation for why committee staff sent to investigate the detainees found them living without apparent restrictions and free to travel.

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  12. Republicans Reject Calls on Guantanamo Bay ClosureRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2015 | The Wall Street Journal

    ... press secretary Josh Earnest said Wednesday that Mr. Obama intends to press ahead with his goal of closing Guantanamo Bay, despite "barriers" imposed by Congress. Lack of cooperation from Congress has "been the source of a lot of disappointment to ...

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  13. GOP Measure Would Make It Harder For Obama To Empty GuantanamoRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2015 | WGBH

    The entrance to Camp 5 and Camp 6 at the U.S. military's Guantanamo Bay detention center at Guantanamo Bay Naval Base, Cuba, in a photograph taken in 2014. All presidencies begin with promises.

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  14. Welcome to NDAA Markup Day - Think tanks urge defense reforms -...Read the original story

    Apr 29, 2015 | Politico

    ... offer an amendment to remove added restrictions for transferring detainees out of the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Smith's amendment, obtained by Morning D, would strike four sections from the bill authored by Thornberry, including ...

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  15. Investigator who helped expose CIA's post-9/11 torture program faces political punishmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2015 | Daily Mail

    ... House, Congress and the public about its so-called 'enhanced interrogation techniques' used at sites such as Guantanamo Bay (pictured)

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  16. GOP defense budget challenges Obama on Ukraine, GuantanamoRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2015 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    The GOP chairman of the House Armed Service Committee on Monday recommended a $604 billion defense budget for 2016 that challenges the White House because it includes lethal weapons for Ukraine, makes it harder for the president to empty the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay and restores funding for the A-10 fleet. Rep. Mac Thornberry, R-Texas, released his so-called chairman's mark for the National Defense Authorization Act. 5 comments

  17. 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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  18. White House slams GOP defense budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2015 | The Wichita Eagle

    The White House is vigorously pushing back against provisions in a proposed $604 billion Republican defense budget plan that contradict President Barack Obama's national security priorities on issues ranging from the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay to changes in weapons systems. The White House took the unusual step Tuesday of criticizing the proposal from Rep. Mac Thornberry, the chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, before his committee even begins debate on the proposal.

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  19. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, 'a case nobody wants to see go to trial'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2015 | Stars and Stripes

    ... 29, was released last spring under a contentious prisoner exchange that freed five Taliban detainees at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. He is awaiting an Article 32 preliminary hearing scheduled for July 8 at Joint Base San Antonio-Ft. Sam Houston in Texas. ...

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  20. Statutory, Policy, and Constitutional Defects of HB15-1114Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2015 | The Heritage Foundation

    ... the custody or effective control of the Department of Defense, including those in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Guantanamo Bay. I am a Captain in the United States Navy Judge Advocate General's Corps, reserve component, where I have served for 23 years, ...

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