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The United States has transferred nine Yemeni men to Saudi Arabia from the US military prison at Guantanamo under a long-sought diplomatic deal
Barack Obama promised to close the facility in a speech on the day he was elected. 91 inmates are still at the jail in Cuba. Congress firmly opposed to the plan.
Amer Shaker, the last British resident to be held in Guantanamo Bay US military prison, has been released according to the UK home secretary. Amer
Shaker Aamer, the last British resident to be held at Guantanamo Bay, is to be returned to the UK after 13 years in the detention camp
President Obama’s goal to close the US naval-based prison at Guantanamo in Cuba moved another step closer as six Yemeni inmates were flown to Oman
A US military appeal court has overturned the conviction of Australian David Hicks. He was among the first people to be imprisoned in Guantanamo Bay
The US has downplayed calls by Cuba's president for the return of the US Guantanamo naval base
President Raul Castro has warned critics in the US he will not accept any interference in Cuba’s internal affairs despite attempts at a rapprochement
Ineffective and brutal, those were the findings of the Senate Intelligence Committee into the CIA’s detention and interrogation programme following
The Senate Intelligence Committee report details CIA failings in counter-terror programme and enhanced interrogation techniques following 9/11 attacks.
Six former Guantanamo inmates arrive in Uruguay for resettlement in single largest prisoner transfer from the controversial US detention facility since 2009.
A far cry from her damsel in distress character in the ‘Twilight’ series, Kristen Stewart has won near unanimous critical praise for her performance
Amnesty protesters were dressed in orange jumpsuits – as worn by detainees at the Guantanamo detention centre – when they demonstrated in Brussels on
Uruguay is asking the US to free Cuban prisoners in return for taking detainees from the controversial Guantanamo detention centre. It says it is
A former detainee at Guantanamo Bay has been arrested on suspicion of Syria-related terrorism offences, police say. Moazzam Begg, who spent around
He became known as the ‘Aussie Taliban’ and spent five years in Guantanamo prison. Now David Hicks, who has written about his experiences, is
Rapper Mos Def, now known as Yasiin Bey, has subjected himself to force-feeding to highlight the treatment of Guantanamo bay inmates. The
Limiting personal freedoms and mistreating suspects may worsen the problem of terrorism, according to the United Nations human rights
Going back to a pledge he made during his first presidential campaign, Barack Obama will try to persuade Congress to close the Guantanamo detention
A hunger strike by inmates at Guantanamo Bay has been going on now for nearly three months. Around 100 of the 166 detainees are refusing food. At
Russian relations with America took another turn for the worse on Saturday when the Russian published a retaliatory list banning 18 Americans from
Guantanamo is back to haunt US President Barack Obama. Disappearing emails from Pentagon computers have delayed 9/11 suspects’ hearings. Defence
A hunger strike at the US prison camp at Guantanamo has grown to include 130 of the 166 inmates, according to the lawyer for one of the prisoners
The youngest prisoner and last Westerner held in Guantanamo has been sent home to Canada to finish his sentence. Omar Khadr was a fifteen year old
At Guantanamo bay they were battening down the hatches as tropical storm Isaac approached. The atrocious weather forced the US military to delay
Five men accused of plotting the 9/11 attacks have refused to answer a military judge’s questions during a court hearing at Guantanamo Bay. Khalid
The five men accused of plotting the September 11 attacks in 2001 have deferred entering pleas at their first appearance before a military tribunal
Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, the self-proclaimed mastermind of 9/11, and four alleged co-conspirators are being arraigned today in a special court in
The US has issued formal charges against the alleged mastermind of the September 11 attacks, Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, and four suspected
Amnesty International staged a demonstration in Brussels, marking ten years since the first 20 detainees arrived at the US Naval base at Guantanamo