Tag : Detainees

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Afghan Government Backs Repatriation of Guantánamo Detainee

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WASHINGTON — The government of Afghanistan has filed a petition in federal court supporting the return of a citizen who has been held for a...
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Pentagon Halts Plan to Vaccinate the 40 Prisoners at Guantánamo Bay

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WASHINGTON — The Pentagon on Saturday halted plans to offer coronavirus vaccines next week to the 40 wartime prisoners at Guantánamo Bay after an outcry...
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Pentagon Official Approves Guantánamo Trial of 3 Men for Indonesia Bombings

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WASHINGTON — After years of delay, the U.S. official overseeing military commissions at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, on Thursday approved the prosecution of three Southeast Asian...
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Pentagon Moves to Block Exam of Tortured Guantánamo Prisoner

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WASHINGTON — In his final days as Secretary of the Army, Ryan D. McCarthy has moved to thwart a federal judge’s order for an independent...
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Dysfunctional Prison and Court Pose Guantánamo Headaches for Biden

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A particularly thorny policy question facing the Biden administration is whether to rethink the military commissions system setup to try the detainees who have been...
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Red Cross Visit to Guantánamo Limited by Virus Measures

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This article was produced in partnership with the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting. WASHINGTON — Delegates from the International Committee of the Red Cross visiting...