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the guantanamo art that makes washington nervous


art created by guantanamo detainees made it outside the walls of their prison. and there was a backlash.






art from behind the walls of guantanamo


the exhibition "ode to the sea" showcases artwork by terrorism suspects who have been detained at the military prison






art from behind the walls of guantanamo


the exhibition "ode to the sea" showcases artwork by terrorism suspects detained at the military prison






tunisia homeland worse than guantanamo for 2 ex-prisoners


the two tunisian former guantanamo bay detainees call their homeland an open-air prison and yearn for escape, even back to the u.s. detention center in cuba. at least two other tunisians freed from guantanamo made their way to syria, and another has seemingly vanished.






14 years in guantanamo: "they broke me"


in his first tv interview, mohamedou slahi describes being tortured at guantanamo bay -- and how some of his guards became like family






former guantanamo inmate killed in us strike in yemen


a former guantanamo bay inmate was killed in a us air strike in yemen last week, the defense department said monday, as part of a stepped-up campaign against al-qaeda in the arabian peninsula. “we can confirm the death of a former guantanamo bay detainee, yasir al-silmi,” pentagon spokes...






released detainee asks to leave native tunisia and return to guantánamo


hedi hammami, 47, seems to have rebuilt his life after eight years as a detainee in the u.s. detention facility in guantánamo bay, cuba. yet the pressures of living in tunisia’s faltering democracy drove him to make an extreme request. he’s asked to be returned to guantánamo.






how to use a scaffold system to build a wall


lots of diy enthusiasts would love to build their own brick wall. there is something almost meditative of doing this, and seeing the end result. it is repetitive, but also requires a lot of precision. some walls have to be constructed by professionals, but you can build walls such as garden walls or shed walls. […]






tunisia homeland worse than guantanamo for 2 ex-prisoners


tunis, tunisia (ap) — the two tunisian former guantanamo bay detainees call their homeland an open-air prison and yearn for escape, even back to the u.s. detention center in cuba. at least two other tunisians freed from guantanamo made their way to syria, and another has seemingly vanished. hedi hammami and salah sassi have been […]






guantanamo bay detainee wins $10 million fom canada


guantanamo bay detainee wins $10m from canada the youngest guantanamo bay detainee has won more than cad$10 million ($7.7 million) and an apology from the canadian government after settling in court. omar khadr—a child soldier who was arrested in afghanistan at the age of 15 for killing a u.s. speci...






taking a step against us impunity in guantanamo


the fight against impunity in guantanamo bay has reached the inter-american commission on human rights.






taking a step against us impunity in guantanamo


the fight against impunity in guantanamo bay has finally reached the inter-american commission on human rights.






an ex-guantanamo detainee rebuilds his life in france


thirteen years after mourad left guantanamo and returned to his native france, a shadow of suspicion still follows him.






guantanamo detainee: us changed force-feeding policy


guantanamo detainee ahmed rabbani says us-run prison wants hunger-striking prisoners to leave 'as a corpse'.






guantanamo detainee hambali charged in bali bombing


indonesian detainee at guantanamo blamed for both 2002 bombings and 2003 jw marriott hotel attack in jakarta.






mattis is 1st pentagon chief to visit guantanamo since 2002


guantanamo bay, cuba (ap) — u.s. defense secretary jim mattis visited the american navy base at guantanamo bay, cuba, to offer holiday greetings to troops thursday. it was the first trip there by a pentagon chief in almost 16 years. mattis was meeting with troops, not touring the detention facilities or discussing detainee policy options. […]






case against 9/11 defendant starts to emerge at guantanamo


an fbi agent began presenting evidence tuesday against a guantanamo bay prisoner charged with aiding the sept. 11 terror attack, outlining the first steps in an investigation that eventually led to a complex legal proceeding that has now dragged on for nearly six years.






ex-guantanamo bay inmate gets apology, millions from canada


a former guantanamo bay prisoner who pleaded guilty to killing a u.s. soldier in afghanistan received an apology and a multimillion-dollar payment from the canadian government after a court ruling said his rights were abused.






former cia captive wants to speak at guantanamo despite risk


the first cia captive subjected to what the u.s. government called "enhanced interrogation techniques" after the sept. 11 attacks is choosing to testify about conditions inside the guantanamo bay detention center even if it could create legal problems for him later.






former cia prisoner shrugs off risk to testify at guantanamo


a man who became the first cia captive subjected to what the u.s. government called "enhanced interrogation techniques" after the sept. 11 attacks is choosing to testify about conditions inside the guantanamo bay detention center even if it could create legal problems for him later.






nyc attack: groups blast trump's guantanamo comments


rights groups say trump's remarks about potentially sending the suspect to guantanamo would set a 'dangerous precedent'.






guantanamo detainee hambali charged in bali bombings


indonesian detainee at guantanamo blamed for both 2002 bali bombing and 2003 jw marriott hotel attack in jakarta.






guantanamo: ex-inmate sues canada for alleged torture


algerian djamel ameziane says canada was complicit in his detention and torture at us-run guantanamo bay prison.






men due to leave gitmo under obama seem stuck under trump


guantanamo bay naval base, cuba (ap) — abdellatif nasser got what he thought was the best news possible in the summer of 2016: one of his lawyers called him at the guantanamo bay detention center and told him that the u.s. decided he no longer posed a threat and could go home to morocco. the […]






judge drops 2 non-capital charges in 9/11 case at guantanamo


a military judge on friday dismissed two relatively minor charges against the five prisoners at the guantanamo bay detention center who have been accused of orchestrating the sept. 11 terrorist attacks.






sending the new york terrorism suspect to guantanamo is a horrible idea


president donald trump suggested he might send sayfullo saipov to be held as an enemy combatant at the u.s. military detention facility at guantanamo bay, cuba. it's hard to imagine a worse idea.






ap fact check: trump's blame off base on guantanamo


president donald trump targeted the wrong president when he criticized the obama administration for releasing "122 vicious prisoners" from the guantanamo bay detention center who later resumed militant activities.






travel feud cancels 9/11, cole case hearings at guantanamo


a u.s. military judge on friday put pretrial hearings in the sept. 11 terrorism case at guantanamo bay on an indefinite hold amid a dispute with officials over the way he travels to the remote courtroom.






ap fact check: trump’s blame off base on guantanamo


president donald trump targeted the wrong president tuesday when he criticized the obama administration for releasing "122 vicious prisoners" from the guantanamo bay detention center who later resumed militant activities.






former guantanamo prisoner has 19-hour surgery in canada


a former guantanamo bay prisoner in canada was recovering monday after a 19-hour shoulder operation at the university of alberta hospital, his lawyer said.






mattis is 1st pentagon chief to visit guantanamo since 2002


u.s. defense secretary jim mattis visited the american navy base at guantanamo bay, cuba, to offer holiday greetings to troops thursday. it was the first trip there by a pentagon chief in almost 16 years.






oliver stone to direct guantanamo bay tv series


cannes, france (ap) — oliver stone has agreed to direct his first scripted project for television, a tv series about the guantanamo bay detention center. weinstein television announced monday at the cannes film festival that it has acquired “guantanamo,” a series that plans to peer into “the darkest corners” of the detention center established to […]






ex-guantanamo inmate gets apology, millions from canada


a former guantanamo bay prisoner who pleaded guilty to killing a u.s. soldier in afghanistan received an apology and a multimillion-dollar payment from the canadian government after a court ruling said his rights were abused. a government statement friday said details of the settlement with omar...






guantanamo prisoners challenge no-release policy under trump


eleven prisoners held at the guantanamo bay detention filed a legal challenge thursday against president donald trump, whose administration has not released or transferred anyone from the u.s. base in cuba over the past year.






us charges guantanamo detainee with bali, jakarta bombings


a u.s. war court has charged an indonesian detainee at guantanamo bay in connection with the 2002 bombing in bali that marked indonesia's deadliest terror strike, according to court documents obtained friday by the associated press.