"To me, hunger striking is a way of holding my head high. It's a simple exchange: of pain for dignity."
At a hearing, Mr. Zubaydah, who has been held for 14 years and was tortured by the C.I.A., said he posed no threat.
WASHINGTON ? The first person to be subjected to the CIA’s now-defunct “enhanced interrogation program” sat before a parole board at Guantanamo Bay on Tuesday, in his first public appearance since he was captured more than a decade ago. Flanked...Show More Summary
Abu Zubaydah appeals for transfer from Guantanamo
Accused of links to terrorism, Moazzam Begg was kept in a 6-foot by 8-foot cage in Guantanamo Bay for almost two years. He still protests his innocence.
Tuesday, the day after the Obama administration announced that it had sent 15 Guantanamo Bay detainees to the United Arab Emirates, State Department deputy spokesman Mark Toner claimed that "very few" of those previously released, representing...Show More Summary
Barack Obama announced in February his plan to close Guantanamo Bay prison. Obama told Yahoo in December that “only a... The post Another Former Gitmo Detainee and Current ISIS Recruiter Arrested in Libya appeared first on The Gateway Pundit.
Just a quick postscript on those 15 hardened jihadis our president saw fit to transfer out of the Guantanamo Bay enemy combatant detention...
An Indonesian held for nearly 10 years at the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, has appeared for the first time at a hearing called to determine whether he should remain in detention. Continue reading ? The post Indonesia prisoner makes first public appearance at Gitmo appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
Barack Obama announced in February his plan to close Guantanamo Bay prison. Obama told Yahoo in December that “only a... The post Former Gitmo Detainee and Al Qaeda Leader Promises “New and Creative Ways” to Kill Americans appeared first on The Gateway Pundit.
Earlier this week, the U.S. transferred 15 Guantanamo Bay inmates to the UAE, marking the largest single transfer of detainees since Obama took office. The facility in south-eastern Cuba now hosts 61 prisoners, the lowest total since it was opened by George W. Bush in January 2002. According to the [...]
On today's episode of Loud & Clear, Brian Becker is joined by Jeremy Varon of Witness Against Torture and Raha Wala of Human Rights First to discuss the decision of the United States to send 15 Guantanamo detainees to the United Arab Emirates.
Hi Gizmodo! Long time reader, first time Asker. Hopefully the old adage of there being no stupid questions holds true here. So, I reside in the Guantanamo Bay of the Apple universe and, as such, watch most of my content via two Apple TVs (third and fourth gen). Show More Summary
President Obama’s decision to free 15 detainees from the US detention center at Guantanamo Bay in Cuba will add new terrorists to the battlefield and increase the threat to Americans, US Senator Bob Corker said in a statement on Tuesday.
(Reuters) - The United Arab Emirates' Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement on Tuesday it has received 15 detainees from Guantanamo Bay for humanitarian reasons.
During his speech on national security yesterday, Donald Trump affirmed that he would keep the prison at Guantanamo Bay open. It came as no surprise – he’s been saying that all along. But somehow in the midst of all of the other incendiary things the Republican nominee has been saying lately, I missed this one:... Read more »
Fifteen prisoners from Guantanamo Bay are to be transferred to the United Arab Emirates, but how likely is it that President Obama can make good on his pledge to close the prison before leaving office? And, we visit the non-stop, 24/7 reading of the Iraq-Chilcot report that’s taking place at this year’s Edinburgh Festival.
After being held without charges for years, 15 of America’s detainees at Guantánamo Bay were transferred to the United Arab Emirates on Monday.
The Pentagon announced Monday the transfer of 15 inmates out of the U.S. prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba -- its largest transfer yet from the controversial detention facility. Continue reading ? The post 15 detainees transferred out of Guantanamo, leaving 61 appeared first on PBS NewsHour.