Prosecutors have presented the Sept. 11 judge with about half the evidence they think defense lawyers should get on the CIA’s ‘black sites’ — and the judge has considered ‘virtually all’ of it inadequate, requiring fixes.
The inter-agency parole board announced Monday that it approved the transfer of Guantánamo’s last Russian prisoner, a one-time Red Army ballet dancer whose lawyers are trying to help him resettle in England.
Defense lawyers for the alleged 9/11 plotters said for the first time Sunday that the government destroyed a secret CIA prison with secret permission of the trial judge, and they learned of it only after the fact.
A civilian worker at the base is confirmed to have contracted the virus off the island. She is the first known case of someone infected with Zika at this remote outpost. She was under medical supervision but apparently not quarantined.
This Miami Herald guide, current as of July 25, 2016, breaks down the status of the the last 76 Guantánamo detainees, starting with those who have been entitled to Periodic Review Board hearings. President Barack Obama ordered the hearings in 2011. Further down this chart we show prisoners who are gone, both with and without board review.
Walid Bin Attash was brought to court then ejected by the judge, never resolving a question of self-representation. The judge then ruled he could decide whether to disqualify himself over a claim of destruction of evidence.
Kansas’ attorney general is suing the Department of Defense to produce records related to President Barack Obama’s proposal to move detainees from Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, to the Army prison at Fort Leavenworth.
War court prosecutors argued for the first time Wednesday that one of the 9/11 defendants could fire his death-penalty defender and the judge could go forward with the capital case with only a military attorney representing him.
The Bush administration returned Dirat Vakhitov to Russia detention in 2004. Reports tie him to a roundup after June’s Istanbul airport terrorist bombing. The designation says Secretary of State John Kerry signed it a day after the airport attack.
The board OKed the release of Abdul Latif Nasir, 52, to Morocco, where his lawyer says he wants to work in a family business in Casablanca. The latest decision means that 28 of the 76 captives at Guantánamo are cleared for release.
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.
Captive who wouldn't go 'content' in Guantánamo cell
The challenge of defending accused terrorists at Gitmo
Video: Southcom commander Adm. Kurt Tidd says Guantánamo has fulfilled its mission