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

    Jun 27, 2015 | 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

    Jun 27, 2015 | 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

    Jun 26, 2015 | 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

    Jun 26, 2015 | 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

    Jun 26, 2015 | 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. Prime Minister's office forced to hand over sensitive documents on David HicksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2015 | The Age

    ... not divulging sensitive government communications relating to the repatriation and plea deal for the former Guantanamo Bay detainee. Commissioner Timothy Pilgrim has told the Prime Minister's Department it has no reason to refuse an application for ...

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  7. Senate passage of defense bill sets stage for showdown with White HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2015 | The Virginian-Pilot

    The Senate voted on Thursday to pass a $612 billion defense bill, setting lawmakers up for a showdown with the White House over measures that would bypass mandated spending cuts and threaten President Barack Obama's plan for closing the military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Senators passed the bill, which authorizes annual defense programs, in a 71-25 vote.

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  8. 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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  9. Court ruling limits use of military commissions for terrorism suspectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2015 | Los Angeles Times

    The decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit could have an impact on many of the detainees at the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, according to legal experts. The decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit could have an impact on many of the detainees at the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, according to legal experts.

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  10. War over, free us, say 2 from GuantanamoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2015 | NWAonline

    Two Guantanamo Bay detainees are using President Barack Obama's words to argue that the U.S. war in Afghanistan is over and that they should be set free. The court cases from detainees captured in Afghanistan ask federal judges to consider at what point a conflict is over and whether Obama, in a statement in December, crossed that line by saying the American "combat mission in Afghanistan is ending."

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  11. Family of Guantanamo prisoner demand justice in Islamabad courtRead the original story

    Jun 18, 2015 | Ekklesia Daily News

    The family of a Pakistani man detained without trial for over a decade in Guantanamo Bay is to demand in the Islamabad High Court that the Pakistani government intervene urgently in his case. Ahmad Rabbani has been on hunger strike for nearly two years in peaceful protest against his ongoing detention at the American prison camp. 9 comments

  12. United States Senate against some, not all, tortureRead the original story

    Jun 18, 2015 | Dear Kitty

    ... soners of war and civilian terrorism suspects at numerous extra-judicial prisons and "black sites," including Guantanamo Bay , Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq and Bagram air base in Afghanistan.

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  13. NY car dealer fires ex-gang member after story about his success;...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2015 | The Times-Picayune

    ... a service at the time of the shooting , but it is unclear if the shooting took place inside the church. Two Guantanamo Bay detainees are arguing that they should be set free since the president has said the Afghanistan war is ending. In the wake of ...

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  14. Guantanamo detainees: If Afghan war over, set us freeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | Salt Lake Tribune

    Washington a Two Guantanamo Bay detainees are using President Barack Obama's own words to argue that the U.S. war in Afghanistan is over - and therefore they should be set free. The court cases from detainees captured in Afghanistan ask federal judges to consider at what point a war is over and whether Obama, in a written statement in December, crossed that line by saying the American "combat mission in Afghanistan is ending."

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  15. Guantanamo detainees: Obama says US war in Afghanistan is over, so we should go freeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | Star Tribune

    Two Guantanamo Bay detainees are using President Barack Obama's own words to argue that the U.S. war in Afghanistan is over - and therefore they should be set free. The court cases from detainees captured in Afghanistan ask federal judges to consider at what point a conflict is over and whether Obama, in a written statement last December, crossed that line by saying the American "combat mission in Afghanistan is ending."

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  16. Afghan war over? Then set us free, Guantanamo detainees sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | Greenwich Citizen

    In this June 27, 2006 file photo, reviewed by a U.S. Department of Defense official, U.S. military guards walk within Camp Delta military-run prison, at the Guantanamo Bay U.S. Naval Base, Cuba. President Barack Obama's declaration that the U.S. is no longer at war in Afghanistan has given rise to new legal challenges from Guantanamo Bay detainees who were captured in that country, but say there's no longer any legal basis to hold them.

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  17. Stop decapitating, start interrogatingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | AEI

    ... Under the Army Field Manual you can't do that to a terrorist. There are documented cases of FBI agents at Guantanamo Bay refusing to tell terrorists they have committed a capital crime, because under the Army Field Manual you can't threaten a ...

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  18. These 21 Republicans Voted Against a Torture BanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | The Atlantic

    ... seeking the GOP presidential nomination and worked to strip federal courts of jurisdiction to hear cases from Guantanamo Bay detainees abortion, gay rights, stem cell research, and euthanasia, and once fought to install the ten commandments outside ...

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  19. 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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  20. Physicians for Human Rights Denounces Israel's Proposed Force-Feeding LawRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2015 | Common Dreams

    ... its call urging the U.S. government to immediately end the force-feeding of hunger strikers detained at Guantanamo Bay, which the Israeli government has cited to justify its force-feeding legislation, despite international condemnation of the ...

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