Post Tagged with: "Guantanamo"

Death toll in Guatemala children’s shelter fire rises to 40

March 13, 2017 12:30 pm
Death toll in Guatemala children’s shelter fire rises to 40

People hold out sheets of paper with the names of the girls who perished in the youth shelter fire, during a protest demanding justice for the victims. Photo / AP The death toll in a fire at a Guatemalan children’s shelter has risen to 40 with the death of another […]

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US President Barack Obama blasts Congress for blocking Guantanamo closure

January 19, 2017 10:30 pm
US President Barack Obama blasts Congress for blocking Guantanamo closure

US President Barack Obama pauses during his final press conference at the White House on January 18, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by AFP) Outgoing US President Barack Obama has condemned the Republican-dominated Congress for thwarting his plans to close the notorious American military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. In […]

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US President Barack Obama calls Guantanamo Bay prison ‘waste of money’

December 7, 2016 6:30 am
US President Barack Obama calls Guantanamo Bay prison ‘waste of money’

This photo, taken on March 29, 2010, shows US military guards moving a detainee to an undefined facility inside Camp Delta at the US prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. (Photo by AFP) US President Barack Obama has expressed disappointment over failure to close the notorious prison of Guantanamo Bay in […]

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Donald Trump, Barack Obama differ on plans for Guantanamo Bay, Cuba

November 17, 2016 7:30 am
Donald Trump, Barack Obama differ on plans for Guantanamo Bay, Cuba

The entrance to Camp VI detention facility guarded at Guantanamo Bay Naval Base, Cuba. Photo / AP For eight long years, Barack Obama did everything he could to close America’s most controversial prison. He whittled down the number of detainees from well over 200 to less than half of that. […]

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Report reveals ‘gross errors’ in evidence against inmates at Guantanamo Bay

November 3, 2016 8:30 am
Report reveals ‘gross errors’ in evidence against inmates at Guantanamo Bay

This photo, taken on March 29, 2010, shows US military guards moving a detainee to an undefined facility inside Camp Delta at the US prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. (By AFP) Eight Afghan individuals have been held at the US military prison in Guantanamo Bay for years without concrete evidence, […]

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Prisoner at the United States’ Guantanamo Bay says Saudi royal wanted to recruit flying savvy Saudi

September 17, 2016 8:49 pm
Prisoner at the United States’ Guantanamo Bay says Saudi royal wanted to recruit flying savvy Saudi

A member of the US military mans one of the guard posts at sunrise at Camp Delta, part of the US Detention Center in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. (AFP) A prisoner at the United States’ Guantanamo Bay says he had been offered — via a “religious figure” — by a member […]

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US House passes bill to block transfers from Guantanamo Bay military prison

September 16, 2016 10:30 am
US House passes bill to block transfers from Guantanamo Bay military prison

This AFP file photo taken on March 29, 2010 shows US military guards moving a detainee to an undefined facility inside Camp Delta in the Detention Center at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. The US House of Representatives in Congress has passed a bill that would block the transfer of any detainees […]

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US transfers Yemeni inmate from Guantanamo to Montenegro

June 23, 2016 4:00 pm
US transfers Yemeni inmate from Guantanamo to Montenegro

This undated photo taken by the International Red Cross, shows Abdel Malik Wahab al-Rahabi somewhere inside the Guantanamo Bay military prison in Cuba. The Pentagon has transferred a Yemeni detainee from the Guantanamo Bay military prison to Montenegro, the Pentagon says. Abdel Malik Ahmed Abdel Wahab al-Rahabi, 36, was transferred […]

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