Guantanamo Bay

Face-off in Guantanamo cell sweep

Face-off in Guantanamo cell sweep

Guards have swept through communal cellblocks at the Guantanamo detention camp and moved the prisoners into one-man cells in an attempt to end a hunger strike that began in February, a US military spokesman said.

Hearing for 9/11 suspects halted to prevent eavesdropping

A pretrial hearing for five prisoners accused of plotting the September 11 attacks has been halted so technicians can tinker with courtroom microphones to prevent eavesdropping on confidential attorney-client conversations.

Guantanamo's youngest detainee sent home

Guantanamo's youngest detainee sent home

The youngest prisoner and last Westerner held in the Guantanamo military base, Omar Khadr, has been sent to finish his sentence in his native Canada, the Canadian government says.

Supreme Court rejects Guantanamo appeals

The US Supreme Court has refused to reconsider challenges by Guantanamo Bay prisoners against their years-long detention at the US military base in Cuba, an issue that prompted a landmark ruling four years ago.

Military tribunals for 9/11 suspects

Yielding to political opposition, the Obama administration gave up on Monday on trying avowed 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and four alleged henchmen in civilian federal court in New York and will prosecute them instead before military commissions.

Obama restarts Guantanamo Bay trials

President Barack Obama has approved the resumption of military trials for detainees at the US prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, ending a two-year ban.

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