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Guantánamo Periodic Review Guide

This Miami Herald guide, current as of May 27, 2016, breaks down the status of the the last 80 Guantánamo detainees, starting with those who have been entitled to Periodic Review Board hearings. President Barack Obama ordered the hearings in 2011. Half of those who were entitled to a hearing and decisionn haven’t gotten there yet. Further down this chart we show prisoners who are gone, both with and without board review.

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Captive who wouldn't go 'content' in Guantánamo cell

May 24, 2016 roundtable ​with media by​ Army Col. David Heath, the commander of the Guantanamo guard force, ​who says the Yemeni detainee who refused to leave the prison is living in communal detention​. Heath said the captive is "content to stay here." The Miami Herald has reported about the episode and identified ​the captive as Mohammed Bwazar, 35.

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Carol Rosenberg reports on Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, the place, policy, people, war court.


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Captive who wouldn't go 'content' in Guantánamo cell

May 24, 2016 roundtable ​with media by​ Army Col. David Heath, the commander of the Guantanamo guard force, ​who says the Yemeni detainee who refused to leave the prison is living in communal detention​. Heath said the captive is "content to stay here." The Miami Herald has reported about the episode and identified ​the captive as Mohammed Bwazar, 35.
Carol Rosenberg crosenberg@miamiherald.com
Captive who wouldn't go 'content' in Guantánamo cell 02:09

Captive who wouldn't go 'content' in Guantánamo cell

The challenge of defending accused terrorists at Gitmo 02:58

The challenge of defending accused terrorists at Gitmo

Video: Southcom commander Adm. Kurt Tidd says Guantánamo has fulfilled its mission 00:38

Video: Southcom commander Adm. Kurt Tidd says Guantánamo has fulfilled its mission

Video: The captive who wouldn't leave Guantánamo 04:24

Video: The captive who wouldn't leave Guantánamo