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
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Saturday 27 June 2009
Sunday 21 June 2009
Friday 12 June 2009
The tiny Pacific nation of Palau's decision to allow 13 Chinese Muslims from the Guantanamo Bay prison camp to resettle there has sparked anger among islanders who fear for the safety of the tranquil tourist haven.
Thursday 11 June 2009
They were plucked from their ancient Silk Road home in central Asia eight years ago and sent to Guantanamo Bay as part of the "war on terror". Now cleared of being enemy combatants, the 17 Chinese Uighurs, who once lived about as far away from the ocean as it is possible to live, find themselves bound for a new life on the remote Pacific island of Palau.
Wednesday 10 June 2009
The first detainee was transferred from the Guantanamo Bay prison camp yesterday to stand trial in a US civilian court in a test case for President Barack Obama's plans to close the prison for foreign terrorism suspects.
Sunday 24 May 2009
Saturday 23 May 2009
The High Court was urged today to order full disclosure of correspondence from America setting out the Obama administration's current stance on whether US intelligence outlining its agents' treatment of former terror detainee Binyam Mohamed should be made public.
Friday 22 May 2009
Wednesday 20 May 2009
A federal judge says the United States can continue to hold some prisoners at Guantanamo Bay indefinitely without any charges.
Saturday 16 May 2009
Sunday 10 May 2009
Wednesday 06 May 2009
Tuesday 28 April 2009
Polish piano virtuoso Krystian Zimerman, who had enthralled classical music fans on his most recent US tour, suddenly enraged many of them this week when he announced from the stage that he is so unhappy with the United States that he will not perform in the country again.
Wednesday 01 April 2009
Wishing for world peace is so passé; nowadays Miss Universe can be found blogging about Guantanamo Bay.
Tuesday 31 March 2009
A "relaxing, calm, beautiful place" may not be everyone's description of Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, where the United States holds about 240 prisoners in a detention centre that has drawn condemnation from around the world.
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