October 31, 2012
by Maureen Cosgrove
The Supreme Court of the UK on Wednesday quashed a request for release from a 30-year-old individual detained by US officials at an Afghan prison. Yunus Rahmatullah, a citizen of Pakistan, was arrested by British forces in 2004 and was subsequently transferred to US officials who held him at ...[read more]
September 11, 2012
by Julia Zebley
The US handed control of the Parwan prison at Bagram Air Base over to Afghanistan officials Monday, although the US retains control of 600 prisoners. These prisoners include Afghani detainees that the US fears will not be handled appropriately, as well as 50 Pakistani detainees. Approximately ...[read more]
July 10, 2012
by Dan Taglioli
It was reported Monday that the US will retain control of non-Afghan detainees at Parwan Detention Center at Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan, despite plans to transfer control of the facility to the Afghan government in two months. Under the terms of the agreement with Kabul, the Afghan government ...[read more]
July 5, 2012
by Sung Un Kim
The Supreme Court of the UK on Monday began its two-day hearing in the case of a 29-year-old individual detained by US officials at an Afghan prison. Yunus Rahmatullah, a citizen of Pakistan, was arrested by British forces in 2004 and subsequently transferred to US officials who held him at Parwan ...[read more]
April 15, 2010
by Andrea Bottorff
Nine Afghan witnesses have claimed that they were held and tortured in a secret US prison at the Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan, according to a BBC report Thursday. The witnesses say that they were allegedly captured by American forces and taken to a secret location where they were abused and ...[read more]
January 10, 2010
by Ximena Marinero
Afghan officials on Saturday signed a memorandum of understanding to delineate the process through which Afghanistan will take over the US military's Parwan Detention Center that was formerly housed at Bagram Air Base. The transfer of responsibilities may take place within six months, and will... ...[read more]
November 16, 2009
by Patrice Collins
International human rights officials toured the new US detention facility in Parwan, Afghanistan, at the edge of Bagram Air Base on Sunday. The new facility, which has room for 1,400 detainees, is part of the Obama administration's wider efforts to improve its Afghan detainee system and will ev... ...[read more]

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