Dec 25, 2012 00:32 EST
The suicide of a Guantanamo inmate underscores the grim reality for detainees held there for nearly 11 years without charge or trial, with no end in sight to their imprisonment.
Mar 01, 2012 02:58 EST
Majid Khan, a protege of September 11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, has pleaded guilty at a Guantanamo military tribunal under a deal with US authorities that will require him to testify against other terror suspects.
Mar 01, 2012 00:32 EST
Majid Khan, a protege of September 11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, pleaded guilty at a Guantanamo military tribunal under a deal with US authorities that will require him to testify against his mentor and other terror suspects.
Feb 29, 2012 11:23 EST
Pakistani national Majid Khan pleaded guilty Wednesday at a Guantanamo military tribunal in a landmark case that could speed the trials of September 11 suspects.
Feb 29, 2012 09:07 EST
A plea deal struck between US military prosecutors and a Pakistani detainee at Guantanamo Bay will likely speed the stalled trials of September 11 suspects, experts say.
Nov 07, 2010 21:40 EST
Now, the election this week of a more conservative, security-minded new US Congress makes it even less likely that the men will be freed in the near future, human rights observers said.
Jul 13, 2010 20:43 EDT
US transfers Guantanamo detainee to Yemen after 8 years in offshore US prison. A Guantanamo Bay prisoner has been transferred to his homeland of Yemen, the U.S. Defense Department announced on Tuesday, after a U.S. district court ordered the longtime detainee's release.
Jul 02, 2010 16:23 EDT
AP Interview: Commander says more prisoners are sharing meals and recreation, assaults down. More prisoners at Guantanamo Bay are sharing meals and recreation time with fellow inmates ? an easing of conditions that has led to fewer assaults against guards at the U.S. base in Cuba, the new commander said Friday.
Jan 21, 2010 16:21 EST
Haiti earthquake gives nearby Guantanamo new mission as closure deadline passes. The Haiti earthquake is giving the American base at Guantanamo Bay a new mission: supplying aid to the devastated island nation and potentially detaining thousands of Haitian migrants captured at sea.
Dec 29, 2009 18:49 EST
Yemeni links to airliner plot threaten US efforts to empty Guantanamo. The alleged Yemeni roots of the attack on a Detroit-bound airliner threaten to complicate U.S. efforts to empty Guantanamo, where nearly half the remaining detainees are from Yemen.
Sep 22, 2009 20:00 EDT
With just four months left before his self-imposed deadline to close the "war on terror" prison here, US President Barack Obama still faces tough decisions on how to deal with the 226 men left in detention.
Aug 01, 2009 12:52 EDT
Yemeni official: Detainee died of asphyxiation in recent apparent suicide at Guantanamo. A Guantanamo detainee whose death has been blamed on suicide apparently died of asphyxiation, a Yemeni official said Saturday.
Aug 01, 2009 12:52 EDT
A Guantanamo detainee whose death has been blamed on suicide apparently died of asphyxiation, a Yemeni official said Saturday.
Jun 11, 2009 17:57 EDT
Guantanamo detainee who allegedly committed suicide had been prisoners' representative. A Guantanamo Bay detainee who left his cell to meet with military commanders as prisoner representative never returned, and was instead sent to a psychiatric ward where he died five months later, a former detainee recalled.
May 11, 2009 09:48 EDT
Attorney says Guantanamo prisoner slashed wrist, hurled blood during prison meeting. A lawyer for a Yemeni held at Guantanamo says the prisoner slashed his wrist and threw the blood during a meeting at the U.S. prison.
Feb 08, 2008 20:18 EST
Attempting to Reduce Assaults on Guards, Guantanamo Provides Classes, Movies. Seeking to ease conditions for angry and frustrated Guantanamo detainees, the commander of the prison camps has instituted language classes, a literacy program and wants to open communal areas for men held in isolation 22 hours a day.