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  1. Gitmo Boss Sacked After Dead Body FoundBy Jacob SiegelRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | The Daily Beast

    The officer running the American naval base in Cuba is gone. And U.S. officials are telling the Associated Press that he's under investigation in connection with another sailor's death.

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  2. Former Gitmo Australian inmate proclaimed innocent - lawyerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | Russia Taday

    US authorities have told self-proclaimed jihadist David Hicks' lawyer that the Australian is innocent of the crimes he allegedly committed in Afghanistan in the early 2000s, which cost him six years in Guantanamo prison. The US conviction was "not correct in law or fact," commented Hicks' lawyer Stephen Kenny, a human rights solicitor from Adelaide, who has received an official letter from the US authorities, which couldn't be released publicly.

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  3. AP sources: US not sending Gitmo detainees to YemenRead the original story

    Jan 22, 2015 | Athens Banner-Herald

    In another challenge to President Barack Obama's efforts to close the Guantanamo Bay prison, a ban on transferring detainees to Yemen has been effectively pushed back into place because of security concerns in the volatile Middle Eastern nation, administration officials say. While Obama approved sending detainees back to Yemen nearly two years ago, his administration has yet to use that authority.

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  4. 'A Piece of Torture': Guantanamo Prisoner's Diary Describes Brutal Transfer from BagramRead the original story

    Jan 22, 2015 | Pam's House Blend

    How his "Guantanamo Diary" came to be published, along with various details on his capture, detention and legal push for release, were highlighted at this blog previously . The Dissenter will now continue to call attention to some of the more stunning passages in his book and focus on the section of Slahi's diary on his brutal transfer from Bagram to Guantanamo.] "Several guard came at the gate with a bunch of chains, bags and other materials.

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  5. U.S. pulls top Navy official at Gitmo; inappropriate relationship allegedRead the original story

    Jan 22, 2015 | KSAT-TV San Antonio

    The commanding officer of the U.S. Naval Station in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, has been relieved of duty "due to loss of confidence" in his "ability to command," the Navy says. Capt.

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  6. Great news: Former Taliban leader released from Gitmo now recruiting...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | Hot Air

    On Tuesday, Barack Obama adamantly defended his policy of emptying the detention center at Guantanamo Bay, demanding that Congress get on board with it as well. As Jim Hoft noted at the time , the military leadership present at the State of the Union address didn't appear too enthusiastic about it: Perhaps the New York Times has an explanation for that stone-faced reaction .

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  7. Navy removes top commander at GitmoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | The Hill

    The Navy has removed the commanding officer of its base at Guantanamo Bay, according to reports on Wednesday. Capt.

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  8. Gitmo Officer Fired After Affair With Dead Man's Wife UncoveredRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | News Max

    Capt. John R. Nettleton, the man in charge of the naval base in Guantanamo Bay, was fired on Wednesday after investigators alleged an affair with a woman whose husband was recently found floating dead in the ocean. According to ABC News , the Naval Criminal Investigative Service has been investigating the mysterious death of Christopher Tur, 42, a civilian employee at the Navy Exchange, since his body was fished from the water on January 10. He had been reported missing the day before.

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  9. Obama Administration Unofficially Halts All Guantanamo Transfers To YemenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | The Daily Caller

    Detainees in orange jumpsuits sit in a holding area under the watchful eyes of military police during in-processing to the temporary detention facility at Camp X-Ray of Naval Base Guantanamo Bay in this January 11, 2002 file photograph. A cache of classified U.S. military documents provides intelligence assessments on nearly all of the 779 people who been detained at the Guantanamo Bay prison in Cuba.

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  10. GOP senator wants you to never read full Torture Report, because you can't handle the truth.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | Boing Boing

    U.S. Army Military Police escort a detainee to his cell during in-processing to the temporary detention facility at Camp X-Ray in Naval Base Guantanamo Bay Jason Leopold at VICE News reports that Senator Richard Burr, the new Republican chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, is trying to ensure that the 6,900-page report about the CIA's torture of terrorism suspects captured after 9/11 is never publicly released. Additionally, Jason tells us, "I obtained a copy of a letter Feinstein sent to Obama two days after Burr wrote to him demanding that the torture report be returned.

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  11. Guantanamo commander relieved of duty amid probe into man's death, officials sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | Fox News

    The commanding officer of the Navy base at Guantanamo Bay was relieved of duty Wednesday amid an investigation that reportedly involves an affair with a civilian and the death of her husband. Capt.

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  12. Navy Fires Gitmo Chief in Probe Over Affair, DeathRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | News Max

    The Navy captain in charge of the naval station at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, has been fired and is being investigated in connection with an alleged affair with a woman on the base and the recent death of her husband, U.S. officials said Wednesday. Capt.

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  13. Gitmo commander relieved amid probe, affairRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | WPTV Local News

    The Navy captain in charge of the naval station at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, has been fired and is being investigated in connection with an alleged affair with a woman on the base and the recent death of her husband, U.S. officials said Wednesday. Capt.

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  14. Inmate's Book Exposes Horrors of GitmoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | 5NEWSonline.com

    Mohamedou Slahi was wearing black-out goggles. A guard dragged him onto a boat and someone forced him to drink seawater.

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  15. Inmate's book reveals horrors of GitmoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | Iol.co.za

    The first book published by a longtime Guantanamo Bay inmate that describes torture, humiliation and despair during 13 years in captivity was selling briskly in the United States on Wednesday and drawing hard-won attention to his case. Mohamedou Ould Slahi's account from the US naval base in Cuba, "Guantanamo Diary" was published on Tuesday after a seven-year legal battle.

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  16. U.S. declines to send Guantanamo detainees to Yemen, complicating Obama's goal of closing prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | The Globe and Mail

    The exterior of Camp Delta is seen at the U.S. Naval Base at Guantanamo Bay, March 6, 2013. The exterior of Camp Delta is seen at the U.S. Naval Base at Guantanamo Bay, March 6, 2013.

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  17. Will Guantanamo ever be closed?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | CBS News

    A Public Affairs Officer escorts media through the currently closed Camp X-Ray which was the first detention facility to hold 'enemy combatants' at the U.S. Naval Station on June 27, 2013 in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. President Obama pledged just this week at his State of the Union address that he'd make good on a promise that goes back to his first day in office: shuttering the military prison in Cuba at Guantanamo Bay.

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  18. 5 Guantanamo prisoners released, sent to Estonia and OmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | The New Zealand Herald

    " Five men from Yemen were freed from the U.S. Navy base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, after more than a dozen years of captivity and sent to Estonia and Oman for resettlement, U.S. officials said Wednesday, the latest in a wave of releases that have alarmed congressional opponents of closing the detention center. Four of the men went to Oman and one to Estonia, according to a Pentagon statement.

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  19. US announces release of 5 Gitmo detaineesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | Fox News

    The Department of Defense announced Wednesday the transfers of five Guantanamo Bay detainees after more than a dozen years of captivity. Al Khadr Abdallah, Muhammad Al Yafi, Fadel Hussein Saleh Hentif, And Al-Rahman Abdullah Au Ahabati and Mohammed Ahmed Salam were sent to Oman, while Akhmed Abdul Qadir was transferred to Estonia.

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  20. U.S. Releases Five Guantanamo PrisonersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | Switched

    Five men from Yemen have been released from the U.S. Navy base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, after more than a dozen years of captivity. The Pentagon announced Wednesday that one man has been sent to Estonia and four to Oman.

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