A resettled former Guantanamo prisoner who disappeared last month in Uruguay, setting off alarm bells in neighboring countries and recriminations in Washington, has reappeared in Venezuela, the Uruguayan government says. Foreign Minister Rodolfo Nin Novoa tells the AP that Syrian native Abu Wa'el Dhiab showed up at Uruguay's consulate in...
The Australian government ordered an inquiry Tuesday after graphic evidence emerged of prison guards assaulting teenage boys, with one shown hooded and shackled in scenes likened to Guantanamo Bay. National broadcaster ABC on Monday night showed footage of offenders, many indigenous, being stripped...
The Australian government is investigating its youth justice system after footage made public Monday showed teens being mistreated in ways that brought to mind the abuse at Abu Ghraib and Guantanamo Bay, the Guardian reports. The footage from Don Dale Youth Detention Centre shows a 17-year-old tied to a mechanical...
The government has been accused of destroying evidence in the 9/11 military commission, which has spanned more than a decade. I spent last week in Guantánamo Bay, where I was supposed to be observing four days of pre-trial hearings in the military commission prosecution of the 9/11 defendants. Show More Summary
Attorneys for the alleged 9/11 masterminds held at Guantanamo Bay claimed on Sunday that the US government, with a judge’s secret permission, destroyed a secret CIA prison where inmate abuse may have taken place.
The US Periodic Review Board recommended transferring Russian citizen Ravil Mingazov from the Guantanamo Bay detention.
At the Guantánamo military prison—a desolate place near the eastern tip of Cuba—detainees began a chant that grew louder as it spread: “Obama! Obama! Obama!” It was Election Night in November of 2008, and the returns had made it clear that Barack Obama had soundly defeated John McCain. Show More Summary
Guantanamo’s Periodic Review Board's (PRB) has refused to free an Afghan prisoner from the detention camp, despite an alleged case of mistaken identity, an international human rights organization said Sunday.
The French are mulling their own version of America’s Guantanamo Bay prison for Islamic terror convicts. In an interview with Sputnik, Dominique Jamet, a leading member of the Debout la France (Rise Up, France!) movement, said that this would be an effective means of isolating Daesh fighters returning to France from the Middle East.
The US Department of Defense is facing a lawsuit for not turning over documents related to plans to close the detention center at Guantanamo Bay.
MIAMI — The U.S. Navy says a civilian contractor at the base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, has been diagnosed with Zika after returning from a trip to Jamaica. It is the first recorded case of the mosq...
A prison which could be the equivalent of the US Guantanamo Bay detention camp should be built in France, according to Georges Fenech, the head of the French parliamentary investigative commission on terrorism.
Mohamedou Ould Slahi, whose best-selling memoir recounted abuse by American interrogators at the prison in Cuba, has denied involvement in terrorism.
After 14 years, the author of ‘Guantánamo Diary’ has been cleared for release from indefinite detention by the government. After 14 long years languishing at Guantánamo without charge or trial, Mohamedou Slahi has finally been cleared...Show More Summary
More than two decades later, D.C. artist and photographer José Varela credits his Guantánamo detention with preparing him and other Cuban refugees for a transition to American life "Close Guantánamo!" The name invokes images of a remote island prison for orange-clad terrorist suspects. Show More Summary
The first thing that struck a visitor stepping inside traffic court was that the judge was wearing a sand-colored flight suit.
GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba—The chief war crimes prosecutor said Sunday on the eve of resumption of pretrial hearings in the 9/11 death penalty case that he’s willing to again postpone his retirement to stay on the job past late 2017. Army Brig. Gen. Mark Martins was due to retire in...
Two former inmates from the US military prison at Guantanamo Bay have arrived in Serbia where they will be set free. In an interview with Sputnik psychotherapist Zoran Milivojevic was of two minds about the men’s chances of reintegrating into traditional society.
White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest said that Russian national Vakhitov, who was sanctioned by US Treasury, was released from the US military detention center at Guantanamo Bay.
The US detention facility at Guantanamo Bay will not be closed in case of the Republicans win this year’s presidential election, presumptive party candidate Donald Trump told a rally in Indiana.