Guantanamo Bay

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Admitted Terrorist From Md. Claims CIA Repeatedly Tortured Him

For the first time, he’s exposing the extent of what he calls government’s horrifying interrogation techniques — but is he telling the truth?

06/03/2015

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Military Judge Weighs Restrictions On Gitmo Female Guards

A military judge is deciding whether to continue restricting the use of female guards at Guantanamo.

01/29/2015

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Gitmo Officer: Limits On Female Guards Puts Mission At Risk

The commander of a top-secret Guantanamo prison housing unit testified Wednesday that two court orders barring female guards from jobs requiring physical contact with certain Muslim detainees could jeopardize the safety of his operation by limiting his staffing options.

01/28/2015

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Statements Are Focus Of Hearing For Cole Suspect

Lawyers for a Guantanamo Bay detainee are asking a judge to throw out statements that he and others made allegedly linking him to the bombing of the USS Cole in Yemen in 2000.

11/05/2014

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Sept. 11 War Crimes Judge Ponders Way Forward

A war-crimes judge at Guantanamo Bay is pondering the way forward for five detainees accused in the Sept. 11 attacks after ordering a separate trial for one of them.

08/13/2014

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Hearing For Cole Bombing Suspect Continues

FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) — The Guantanamo detainee accused of orchestrating the 2000 attack on the USS Cole in Yemen is asking a military judge to order an MRI of his brain. The judge for […]

08/05/2014

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Cole Attack Suspect Presses US For Secret Records

A Guantanamo detainee accused of orchestrating the 2000 bombing of the USS Cole is pressing his demand for documents detailing his treatment while he was held for several years in secret CIA prisons.

08/04/2014

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Government Must Turn Over Info On CIA Prisons To Defense

Prosecutors must turn over never-revealed details about the time a Guantanamo Bay detainee spent in secret CIA prisons after his arrest in connection with the deadly attack on the USS Cole in Yemen, according to a military judge’s order released Tuesday.

04/23/2014

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Guantanamo Prisoner Sentence Could Be 15 Years

A Guantanamo Bay prisoner pleaded guilty Thursday to war crime charges in a pretrial deal aimed at limiting his sentence to 15 years for helping plan the suicide bombing of an oil tanker off Yemen in 2002 that killed a crewman and wounded a dozen others.

02/20/2014

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Guantanamo Judge Allows Testimony About Torture

Lawyers for the Guantanamo Bay prisoner accused of orchestrating the deadly attack on the USS Cole are presenting expert testimony at a pretrial hearing on how to conduct a mental examination of a torture victim.

02/05/2013

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Judge Orders Mental Exam For Cole Bombing Suspect

A judge at Guantanamo Bay refused Monday to suspend a pretrial hearing for the prisoner accused of orchestrating the attack on the USS Cole, ruling that defense lawyers had offered no evidence supporting their suspicion that the CIA can eavesdrop on their private conversations with their client.

02/04/2013

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Prisoner Said To Have Acquired A Cat At Guantanamo Bay As Part Of Plea Deal

A former Maryland resident who is detained at Guantanamo Bay seems to have acquired a cat at the isolated prison on a U.S. base in Cuba, a fellow prisoner says in a letter released Friday.

08/17/2012

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