Trump Administration Wants To Begin Refilling Guantanamo

President Trump promised during the campaign to “load it up with some bad dudes,” and Sessions has called it a “very fine place” with no legal reason not to send new detainees there.

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Trump Administration officials, including Attorney General Jeff Sessions, are suggesting that President Trump’s campaign promise to start refilling the detention center at Guantanamo Bay could begin soon, with Sessions praising it as a “very fine place” for detainees and insisting that there is no legal reason not to start sending new detainees

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The National Shame Still Remains, Guantanamo’s 14th Birthday

14 years later, there is still no clarity on Gitmo’s closure.

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14 years after it was initially opened, and 7 years after President Obama promised to close it, the detention center at Guantanamo Bay is open and active, still housing around 100 detainees, roughly split down the middle between those uncharged and cleared for release, and those uncharged but intended to be kept in detention essentially

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After 13 Years Imprisoned Without Charge, Man Released From Guantanamo

Groups say human rights violations at the prison continue and Guantanamo must be closed.

A man held at the Guantánamo Bay prison for nearly 13 years without charge has been transferred to his home country of Kuwait. The Department of Defense made the announcement of his release Wednesday. Thirty-seven-year-old Fawzi al Odah is the first man to be released based on the assessment of the Periodic Review Board, a body established in

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VIDEO: Gitmo Exclusive: An Untold History Of Occupation, Torture & Resistance

Abby Martin Breaks the Set on the history of Gitmo, methods of torture, the remaining detainees and the ongoing hunger strikes by prisoners.

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WASHINGTON-- Few realize how expensive it is to keep Guantanamo Bay prison operational. The Joint Task Force (JTF) detention center, which opened in 2002, costs US taxpayers $140 million a year, breaking down to about $800,000 per detainee. The JTF was never meant to be permanent, yet twelve long years after the first round of prisoners arrived,

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Guantanamo Hunger Strikers: Don’t Destroy Evidence Of Our Torture

Guantanamo Detainees file emergency motion to stop prison authorities from wrecking tapes showing force-feedings

Men on hunger strike in the Guantanamo Bay offshore prison have asked a U.S. court to intervene to stop the military from destroying evidence of atrocities committed in the course of force-feedings. According to an emergency motion filed by the detainees on Tuesday, the Department of Defense acknowledged this week for the first time that it

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Guantanamo Detainee Trial Delayed Due To FBI Interference

Allegations of FBI interference in the military trial of a Guantanamo Bay detainee believed to have masterminded the 9/11 attacks forced proceedings to a halt, pending an investigation.

In Guantanamo Bay, proceedings in the military trial of Khalid Sheikh Mohammed -- who has been called the “principal architect of the 9/11 attacks” -- have been put on hold due to allegations that the FBI improperly attempted to solicit a member of Mohammed’s defense team to provide information against other members of the defense. The FBI was

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