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By Laura Santhanam
After reviewing the recent use of history of torture in the United States, the United Nations Committee Against Torture expressed concern that the United States has not gone far enough in the “absolute prohibition of torture and ill-treatment” of detainees,"…
By Ayan Sheikh
British prosecutors have dropped seven terrorism-related charges against former Guantanamo Bay prisoner Moazzam Begg on Wednesday, just days before his Oct. 6 trial.
By David Dishneau, Associated Press
FORT MEADE, Md. — A military judge is refusing to step down in the case of the Guantanamo Bay detainee accused of orchestrating the 2000 bombing of the USS Cole in Yemen.
By Associated Press
A Libyan militant charged in the 2012 Benghazi attacks was in federal law enforcement custody, the U.S. attorney's office said Saturday. Security at the capital's federal courthouse was heightened in anticipation of a possible court appearance by the suspect later…
By Larisa Epatko
Guantanamo inmate Fayiz Mohammed Ahmed al-Kandari put on a white cap and the traditional Middle Eastern white cotton shirt and pants on Thursday, in preparation for making his case to officials on why he no longer poses a risk to…
By PBS NewsHour
The exchange of five Taliban prisoners for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl has raised larger questions about prisoners being transferred from Guantanamo Bay. In all, 149 detainees from 19 countries still remain at the prison camp. For debate on what’s preventing the…
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel defended the prisoner swap for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl at a Congressional hearing, the first time an administration official has testified publicly on the deal, saying the U.S. “needed to act swiftly.” Meanwhile, the Washington Post reported…
By Donna Cassata, Eric Tucker, Associated Press
The Obama administration says that there are legal safeguards are in place in the event suspected terrorists being held at Guantanamo Bay are relocated to the United States and that detainees would be barred from receiving asylum and would have…
By Deb Riechmann, Associated Press
WASHINGTON -- The captors of an American soldier held for nearly five years in Afghanistan have signaled a willingness to release him but are unclear which U.S. government officials have the authority to make a deal, according to two individuals…
By Sarah Sheffer
An Algerian man held in Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp for 12 years without trial has been sent back to his home country.
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