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Last Kuwaiti Guantanamo detainee repatriated
The last Kuwaiti held at Guantanamo, Faiz Mohammed Ahmed al-Kandari, has been repatriated to his home country, the US Department of Defense (DOD) announced Friday. The Periodic Review Board (PRB) determined in September that "continued law of war d (More)
Attempted Closure and Reform
D During his 2008 presidential campaign, President Barack Obama began advocating the closure of the Guantanamo Bay detention facility and holding civilian trials for detainees. Soon after his November 2008 election, reports revealed that Obama's advi (More)
Kuwait lawyer sues government officials for release of Guantanamo detainees
A Kuwaiti lawyer announced Tuesday that he has filed a lawsuit against Kuwait's prime minister and other government officials in order to pressure authorities to facilitate the release of two Kuwaiti detainees at Guantanamo Bay . Lawyer Adel Abdulh (More)