The announcement comes as two Algerian men held at the camp for a decade are released without charge in a revived push towards gradual closure
Like this page on Facebook for updates
Wednesday 17 October 2012
The military tribunal for the 9/11 terrorism case resumed yesterday without three of the five defendants – the result of a judge's ruling that the men could not be forced to attend the session.
Tuesday 16 October 2012
The alleged mastermind of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks appeared in court Monday at the Guantanamo Bay prison for a week of pretrial motions that are expected to touch on claims of torture at secret CIA sites and the public's right to unfettered access to the proceedings.
Saturday 21 July 2012
Sunday 06 May 2012
Alleged mastermind of 2001 attacks refuses to play any part as proceedings open at Guantanamo military tribunal
Tuesday 06 March 2012
Kenneth Clarke has attempted to quell growing concerns over proposals to hold more court hearings in secret by saying the measure will only apply to a “tiny” number of civil cases in “very limited circumstances”.
Wednesday 22 February 2012
The admission that Nato troops at Bagram airbase in Afghanistan "improperly disposed of a large number of Islamic religious materials which included Korans" was never going to pass without incident. Sure enough, riots and demonstrations followed, despite the forthright apology of the Nato commander, General John Allen.
Thursday 12 January 2012
Former Guantanamo Bay detainee Binyam Mohamed, who claims an MI5 officer colluded in his torture, said there had been a "pattern of massive complicity" in criminality at the "highest levels" as it emerged no agents would face charges over his ill-treatment.
Tuesday 10 January 2012
A former Guantanamo Bay detainee today described being stripped, punched, humiliated, held at gunpoint and forced to watch two people being beaten to death while in American custody.
Thursday 15 December 2011
Judges yesterday used 14th-century common law to order the UK to secure the release of a Pakistani man seized by British special forces in Iraq in 2004 and handed to the US.
Friday 09 December 2011
Starring: John Cho, Kal Penn, Neil Patrick Harris
Thursday 18 August 2011
US claims he was helping the Taliban but has never charged him with any offence. Despite being cleared for release in 2007, Mr Aamer is still being held
Thursday 04 August 2011
Human rights groups and lawyers intend to pull out of the inquiry into British complicity in allegations of torture because it does not have "credibility or transparency", they said today.
Thursday 04 August 2011
Mark "Chopper" Read spent 23 years in jail for kidnapping, malicious wounding and assault. After his release, he published a series of books including a memoir entitled How to Shoot Friends and Influence People. His literary career has been lucrative.
Thursday 21 July 2011
A former Guantanamo Bay detainee was told by the Australian government yesterday that it may seize any profits from his autobiography.
Wednesday 27 April 2011
US government doctors who cared for the prisoners at Guantanamo Bay deliberately concealed or ignored evidence that their patients were being tortured, the first official study of its kind has found.
Nigel Farage defends Kerry Smith 'ch***y' comment: 'If you are going for a Chinese, what do you say you’re going for?'
British actor Idris Elba cannot star as James Bond because he is black, says shock jock Rush Limbaugh
Rozanne Duncan: Ukip expels councillor for 'jaw-dropping' comments made in BBC TV interview
Germany anti-Islam protests: 17,000 march on Dresden against 'Islamification of the West'
Ukip member gets into Christmas spirit with Union Flag plea to Santa 'for our country back'
Panic Saturday: 13 million Britons spend £1.2bn – while 13 million others across the country live in poverty unable to afford food
- 1 Planes go hybrid-electric in important step to greener flight
- 2 Christmas comes early to Hong Kong, as millions of bank notes spill out onto busy street