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News Cuba » Guantanamo: A Pakistani man is starving to death in Guantanamo. We have a duty to stop it.

News channel or source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/global-opinions/wp/2017/10/19/a-pakistani-man-is-starving-to-death-in-guantanamo-we-have-a-duty-to-stop-it/
Publication date: Wednesday 18 October 2017

Indeed, he was tortured “without approval” — as if approving it makes it any better — and held for more than 540 days in CIA custody before being rendered to Guantanamo Bay in Cuba. He has now waited 15 years in vain for a charge or trial.

News Cuba » Guantanamo: Guantanamo guards seize confidential Sept. 11 terror trial defense files

News channel or source: http://www.unionleader.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20171018/NEWS21/171019164
Publication date: Wednesday 18 October 2017

The war court headquarters at Camp Justice, as seen through a broken window at an obsolete air hangar at the U.S. Navy base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, on February 28, 2015, in an image approved for release by the U.S. military. (Carol Rosenberg/Miami Herald ...

News Cuba » Guantanamo: Guantanamo Bay's Living Legacy in the Trump Era

News channel or source: https://www.truthdig.com/articles/guantanamo-bay-living-legacy-trump-era/
Publication date: uesday 17 October 2017

In practice, this opened the way for that era’s offshore system of (in)justice at both the CIA’s black sites and the prison camp at Guantanamo, which was set up in Cuba in order to evade the reach of either Congress or the federal court system.

News Cuba » Guantanamo: Tom ‘two-dinners’ Watson joins Guantanamo solidarity hunger strike

News channel or source: https://www.rt.com/uk/406967-watson-hunger-strike-guantanamo/
Publication date: onday 16 October 2017

Labour’s deputy leader Tom Watson has gone on a hunger strike in solidarity with prisoners in Guantanamo Bay. He will go without ... Rabbani and Khalid Qasim in the US-controlled prison in Cuba. According to reports, the prisoners have gone without ...

News Cuba » Guantanamo: U.S. top court leaves Guantanamo detainee's conviction intact

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-court-guantanamo/u-s-top-court-leaves-guantanamo-detainees-conviction-intact-idUSKBN1CF1T5
Publication date: uesday 10 October 2017

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday left in place the last remaining conviction of a Yemeni man who was put on trial before a special military tribunal at the Guantanamo Bay U.S. naval base in Cuba for his role as an al Qaeda publicist.

News Cuba » Guantanamo: Guantanamo Bay Detainee Sentenced To 13 Years On Terrorism Charges

News channel or source: https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/guantanamo-bay-saudi-arabia-terrorism_us_59e16b3ce4b03a7be580dd1f?ncid=inblnkushpmg00000009
Publication date: Friday 13 October 2017

WASHINGTON, Oct 13 (Reuters) - A Saudi man who is being held at the U.S. military detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, was sentenced on Friday to 13 years in prison on terrorism charges, the Pentagon said in a statement. The sentencing of Ahmed ...

News Cuba » Guantanamo: Guantánamo hunger striker accuses US officials of letting him 'waste away'

News channel or source: https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2017/oct/13/guantanamo-bay-khalid-qasim-hunger-strike
Publication date: hursday 12 October 2017

I am slowly slipping away and no one notices.” Barack Obama tried and failed to close the prison at Guantánamo, a US naval station on the south-east corner of Cuba. Donald Trump has vowed to keep it open and “load it up with some bad dudes”.

News Cuba » Guantanamo: Guantánamo to raze isolation block used for punishment

News channel or source: http://www.miamiherald.com/news/nation-world/world/americas/guantanamo/article178564796.html
Publication date: hursday 12 October 2017

Detainee lawyers, believing that parts of the base were crime scenes, got a protective order years ago on any place where a captive was kept at the remote U.S. Navy base in southeast Cuba. Even as other sites have been demolished, that order has so far ...

News Cuba » Guantanamo: US Supreme Court won't take up Guantanamo detainee case

News channel or source: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/wires/afp/article-4968658/US-Supreme-Court-wont-Guantanamo-detainee-case.html
Publication date: uesday 10 October 2017

The US Supreme Court on Tuesday refused an appeal bid by one of Guantanamo's most famous detainees, backing the legitimacy of the special military courts in place at the US naval base in Cuba. The decision confirms the life sentence handed to Ali Hamza ...

News Cuba » Guantanamo: U.S. to demolish isolation cell block at Guantanamo

News channel or source: http://www.politico.com/story/2017/10/12/guantanamo-bay-camp-echo-five-demolish-243703
Publication date: hursday 12 October 2017

Story Continued Below However, the decision to raze Camp Five Echo appears to have more to do with the dwindling number of prisoners at Guantanamo than with any complaints. The war-on-terror detention center at the U.S.-run base in Cuba held 684 men at its ...