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Yesterday | Tri-cityherald.com

US clears Kuwaiti for release from Guantanamo

The U.S. Periodic Review Board, which is reviewing the cases of dozens of detainees held at the prison, ruled July 14 that Fawzi al-Odah no longer needed to be held for national security reasons.

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Yesterday | Prince George Citizen

Judge severs case of 1 of 5 defendants facing trial at Guantanamo in Sept. 11 attack

A military judge has ruled that one of five prisoners at the Guantanamo Bay naval base charged in the Sept.

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Yesterday | Courthouse News Service

'Real-World' Trumps Gitmo Detainee's Claim

A former Guantanamo detainee cannot use WikiLeaks cables to sue the United States for pulling the strings behind his subsequent prosecution in Libya because revolutionaries have already broken him out of a maximum-security prison in Tripoli, a federal judge ruled Wednesday.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Bangkok Post

European court condemns Poland for...

Europe's top human rights court condemned Poland on Thursday for hosting secret CIA prisons on its territory, saying Warsaw knowingly abetted unlawful imprisonment and torture of Guantanamo-bound detainees.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Courthouse News Service

Ex-Gitmo Detainee Can't Get His Money Back

The Pentagon does not have to return the money that it seized from a Guantanamo detainee that it released to Algeria, a federal judge ruled.

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Philly.com

Are the Guantanamo war crimes courts now doomed?

Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center's adviser on constitutional literacy, explains how a recent court ruling based on Article I of the Constitution has created a huge problem for the war crimes system at Guantanamo.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Nerve News

Russia blacklists 12 Americans to counter US sanctions

The Russian Foreign Ministry Saturday published a list of 12 Americans barred from entering the country after the United States expanded sanctions on Moscow over the Ukraine crisis.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Babalu Blog

Cuba's Martyrs: Remembering and honoring Oswaldo and Harold

"Only the murder of 73 innocent people, many of them teenagers, Cuban athletes traveling in a Cubana airliner, exploded in midair the 6th of October of 1976 by a terrorist bomb, was full of so much sickening hatred, of so much perversion and of so much cynicism afterwards by their material and intellectual authors, as was the crime of July 13, ... (more)

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

KGW-TV Portland

Can star lawyer clear Bowe Bergdahl's name?

In this undated image provided by the U.S. Army, Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl poses in front of an American flag.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Stars and Stripes

US plans to transfer 6 from Guantanamo

In this photo reviewed by a U.S. Department of Defense official, a prisoner walks through a communal pod inside an area of the Guantanamo Bay detention center known as Camp 6, an area for prisoners who are considered "highly compliant" with the rules, at Guantanamo Bay Naval Base, Cuba, Saturday, June 7, 2014.

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CNN

U.S. Navy nurse won't force-feed Guantanamo detainees

President Barack Obama signed an executive order on January 22, 2009, to close the detention facilities at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, within a year.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

Russia Taday

Conscientious objector: US Navy nurse refuses to force-feed Guantanamo detainee

A Navy nurse is making waves for refusing to force-feed inmates participating in hunger strikes at the prison complex in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

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Newsday

Guantanamo Bay a thorn in Cuba's side

Fishermen land crates of blue-clawed crabs from wooden boats and a woman browses a newspaper beneath a palm tree as children splash in the sea, escaping the baking sun.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

KRMG-AM Tulsa

Court issues partial win to bin Laden assistant

In this Aug. 26, 2004, file courtroom sketch, Ali Hamza al Bahlul appears before a military commission at Guantanamo Naval Base in Guantanamo, Cuba.

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Roll Call

Constitutionality Debate Over Guantanamo Provision Sets Up House-Senate Fight

HAILEY, Idaho: A sign showing support for Bergdahl sits along Main Street on June 2. He was released from captivity on May 31 in exchange for the freedom of five Taliban prisoners being held at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

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KTVB Boise

Sgt. Bergdahl returning to active duty

Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl has completed the final phase of his reintegration at an Army hospital in Texas and will return to "regular duty," the Army confirmed Monday.

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Switched

Bowe Bergdahl Set To Return To U.S. Army Active Duty: Reports

In this image taken from video obtained from Voice Of Jihad Website, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, A Taliban fighter speaks to Sgt.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

AGA News

Prisoners in Cuba Learning Go

"At the request of the Cuban Sports Ministry we have started very interesting work in prisons," reports Rafael Torres Miranda of the Academia Cubana de Go.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

Asia News Network

'High value' Malaysian prisoners in Gitmo

They have the distinction of being the only Malaysians detained in the Guantanamo Bay detention centre for the last eight years.

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Pacific Daily News

Send child migrants to the US to Guantanamo Bay

Send them to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. That's what President Obama should do with the children surging across our country's borders in search of a better life.

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