The State Department designated a former Guantánamo detainee, who was released in 2006 by the Bush administration to his native Saudi Arabia, as a Specially Designated Global Terrorist. There’s a $5 million reward offered.
The attorney for one alleged 9/11 plotter failed to get an emergency hearing this week seeking urgent Guantánamo medical care and release of old records stretching back to the captive’s time in the CIA black sites where he suffered a torn anus.
The Vatican on Monday asked the U.S. to find an “adequate humanitarian solution” for prisoners held at the Guantánamo Bay detention center, a reflection of Pope Francis’ vocal concern that prisoners be treated with dignity and not be subject to inhumane treatment.
The judge, Army Col. James L. Pohl, instructed the prosecution to carry out a sweeping review of more than two years of classified trial filings in the wake of the so-called Torture Report made public by the Senate Intelligence Committee.
From one Guantánamo’s detainees torn rectum to the secret CIA ‘black site’ that was abruptly closed ahead of a landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision, the just-released Senate report answers a series of questions that the U.S. military at the prison and successive White House administrations never would.
An imprisoned man known as the “20th hijacker” in the 9/11 terror attacks asked a South Florida federal judge Wednesday for a transfer to the military prison at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, where several alleged senior terror plotters are awaiting trial.