October 9, 2013
by Matthew Pomy
US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel named Paul Lewis as Special Envoy to oversee the eventual closing of Guantanamo Bay on Tuesday. Lewis will join his US State Department counterpart, Clifford Sloan, in working toward closing the detention center. His main duties will relate to the transfer of ...[read more]
June 19, 2013
by Sydney Normil
The US government on Monday released the names and nationalities of 46 men who are classified for "continued detention" at Guantanamo Bay detention center, ineligible for release, transfer or prosecution. The names were released in response to a Freedom of Information Act request submitted by the ...[read more]
September 22, 2012
by Jaimie Cremeans
The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) announced on Friday that, following a request it made under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), the government has released the names of 55 detainees who were approved for release from Guantanamo Bay in 2010 but have yet to be released. The ACLU said ...[read more]
January 15, 2012
by Clay Flaherty
On January 15, 2010, the US Department of Defense (DOD) released the names of prisoners held at Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan, in response to a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request filed by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) in September 2009. The list contained the names of 645 ...[read more]
January 11, 2012
by Clay Flaherty
6/18/2013: Federal judge urged new approach in handling Guantanamo detainee cases 6/17/2013: US government released names of indefinite Guantanamo detainees 6/17/2013: President Obama appointed Guantanamo closure envoy 6/10/2013: US military prosecutors charged Guantanamo detainee with war ...[read more]
June 24, 2011
by Zach Zagger
The US Department of Defense (DOD) Thursday announced the appointment of Army Brig. General Mark Martins as the new chief war crimes prosecutor at Guantanamo Bay as head of the Office of Military Commissions. Martins, who is currently serving in Afghanistan as the commander of the Rule of Law ...[read more]
May 6, 2008
by Mike Rosen-Molina
A panel of the US Second Circuit Court of Appeals heard arguments Monday in a government appeal against a lower court order directing the Pentagon to release additional documents revealing the names of Guantanamo Bay detainees who have either been released or who have alleged abuse by prison ...[read more]
March 14, 2008
by Leslie Schulman
US military judge Col. Peter Brownback on Friday ruled that interrogation materials, including names of interrogators, relevant to the case of Guantanamo detainee Omar Khadr must be turned over to Khadr's defense team. Earlier in the week it was unintentionally revealed that one of Khadr's ...[read more]
November 5, 2007
by Katerina Ossenova
Eleven more detainees have been transferred from Guantanamo Bay, the US Defense Department said Sunday. According to the DOD announcement, eight detainees were transferred to Afghanistan and three were transferred to Jordan. The names of the eleven men were not released. In October, another six ...[read more]
October 1, 2007
by Katerina Ossenova
Eight more detainees have been transferred from Guantanamo Bay, the US Defense Department said Sunday. According to the DOD announcement, six detainees were transferred to Afghanistan, one was transferred to Libya and one to Yemen. The names of the eight men were not released nor was the reason ...[read more]

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