Guantanamo Bay Newswire (Page 3)

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  1. Widow and ex-soldier injured in Afghanistan move for final judgment on $134M suit against Omar KhadrRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | National Post

    The widow of an American special forces soldier killed in Afghanistan and another soldier partially blinded by a hand grenade have moved to finalize a default civil-suit judgment against former Guantanamo Bay prisoner Omar Khadr. Court documents filed in Utah April 24, the day an Alberta court granted Khadr bail, show the plaintiffs are asking the courts to award them triple damages for a total of US$134.1 million.

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  2. Nunes: U.S. should do more to fight ISILRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | Politico

    The chairman of the House Intelligence Committee said on Sunday the United States should do more to address the spread of the Islamic State outside Iraq and Syria. Appearing on CBS' "Face the Nation," Rep. Devin Nunes said expanding military operations to wherever fighters are being trained and taking new prisoners to the U.S. military detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, could help the U.S. gain a better understanding of how the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant operates and, ultimately, defeat it. 4 comments

  3. Congressman Demands Change To Obama's Terror Hostage PolicyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | The Daily Caller

    U.S. President Barack Obama stands with Bob Bergdahl and Jami Bergdahl as he delivers a statement about the release of their son, prisoner of war U.S. Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, in the Rose Garden at the White House in Washington May 31, 2014. Bergdahl, the last U.S. prisoner of war from America's waning Afgan war, was handed over to U.S. Special Operations forces in Afghanistan on Saturday in a dramatic swap for five Taliban detainees who will be handed over from Guantanamo Bay prison to Qatar.

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  4. Judge's inaction leaves Gitmo detainee's case stalled for more than 2,480 daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | Stars and Stripes

    Detainees' laundry hangs to dry on a fence at Joint Task Force Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, in October 2010. While some in the Obama administration are eager to resume transfers of Guantanamo's detainees this summer, none of the mechanisms are in place to move even one of the 122 captives now held at the detention center.

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  5. Republicans say detainees released in Bergdahl swap are still security risksRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | Stars and Stripes

    Republican lawmakers have accused former Guantanamo Bay detainees of taking part in militant activity following their release in a swap for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl a year ago, and have warned President Obama against allowing the lapse of security restrictions on them.

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  6. Poland pays compensation to ex-inmates of CIA torture sites on its territoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | Russia Taday

    ... The court set this Saturday as the deadline for the payments. The two men are now being held in America's Guantanamo Bay prison in Cuba. They are to receive a 100,000 each for psychological damage, plus Zubaydah is due an additional a 30,000 in ...

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  7. Canada top court rejects government's bid to declare Khadr adult offenderRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | Jurist

    ... April a US government source revealed that Shaker Aamer, a Saudi citizen and former UK resident detained at Guantanamo Bay, is expected to be released [JURIST report] in June after recent calls from the UK government. In February the US Department ...

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  8. Senate panel would require Congress OK to close GuantanamoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | Norwalk Citizen News

    Congress would have to approve a detailed plan submitted by President Barack Obama to close the U.S. detention facility at Guantanamo Bay in Cuba before it could be shut down, according to legislation approved Wednesday by a Senate committee . The provision was hailed by the two leaders of the Senate Armed Services Committee , which included it in an overall defense policy bill the panel adopted 22-4.

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  9. Why the U.S. base at Cubaa s Guantanamo Bay is probably doomedRead the original story

    Friday May 15 | The Washington Post

    ... said it boils down to two big issues. The first, of course, is the U.S. trade embargo. The other is the Guantanamo Bay Naval Station, the oldest overseas American navy base in the world, which the United States has occupied for 116 years. Scholars ...

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  10. Supreme court rejects federal government's argument that Omar Khadr is an adult offenderRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | Canada.com

    The Supreme Court of Canada wasted no time Thursday as it summarily rejected the federal government's bid to have former Guantanamo Bay prisoner Omar Khadr declared an adult offender. The case - the third time the Khadr file has come before the high court - centred on whether the eight-year war-crimes sentence he got from a U.S. military commission in 2010 ought to be interpreted as a youth or adult sentence.

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  11. Omar Khadr should serve sentence as youth, Supreme Court rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | Canada.com

    ... after being released on bail in Edmonton, Alta., on Thursday, May 7, 2015. After 13 years in prison, former Guantanamo Bay prisoner Omar Khadr is getting his first taste of freedom. Khadr is out on bail after an Alberta judge rejected a last-ditch ...

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  12. Court backs KhadrRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Castanet.net

    The Supreme Court of Canada wasted no time Thursday as it summarily rejected the federal government's bid to have former Guantanamo Bay prisoner Omar Khadr declared an adult offender. The case - the third time the Khadr file has come before the high court - centred on whether the eight-year war-crimes sentence he got from a U.S. military commission in 2010 ought to be interpreted as a youth or adult sentence.

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  13. Pentagon decides not to punish Navy nurse who refused to force-feed Guantanamo prisonersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Press-Telegram

    Nearly two years ago, a Navy nurse at Guantanamo Bay detention camp refused orders to force-feed prisoners who were engaging in a peaceful hunger strike. Now, finally, he's allowed to serve as a military nurse again and knows that he won't be discharged for defying orders.

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  14. MomentumAN Embarrassment of RichesRead the original story

    Aug 12, 2010 | American Reporter

    ... year. During the 2008 campaign, both candidates Barack Obama and John McCain promised to close the prison at Guantanamo Bay. However, President Obama, apparently scared by the right-wing paranoids, hasn't transferred any prisoners to maximum federal ...

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  15. McCain says Congress should vote on specific Guant namo-to-US planRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | The Miami Herald

    Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz.. says he supports closing the prison at Guantanamo Bay in Cuba because of "the image that Guantanamo has in the world, whether it's deserved or not deserved," as well as its $3.5 million-a-year-per-prisoner price tag.

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  16. Hand-sewn Wikipedia page unveiledRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | BBC News

    ... of the His Dark Materials trilogy. Clive Stafford Smith, the human rights lawyer, made his contribution at Guantanamo Bay detention camp because he was there with one of clients. Jimmy Wales, founder of Wikipedia, said: "Cornelia Parker's Magna ...

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  17. Offender status soughtRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Castanet.net

    The case of former Guantanamo Bay prisoner Omar Khadr returns to Canada's top court for a third time today. This time, the federal government is seeking to have him declared an adult offender for crimes he committed as a 15-year-old.

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  18. John McCain, Republicans offer Obama path to close Guantanamo before leaving officeRead the original story

    Thursday May 14 | Washington Times

    Senate Republicans are offering the president a path in the annual defense policy bill to make good on a campaign promise and close Guantanamo Bay before leaving office. The Senate Armed Services Committee passed the $612 billion bill with a bipartisan 22-4 vote on Thursday.

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  19. Supreme Court rules Omar Khadr was sentenced as a juvenile in minutesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | The Globe and Mail

    ... a federal prison. Stephen Harper does not appear to have changed his stance on Omar Khadr since the former Guantanamo Bay prisoner was released on bail Thursday. Harper made the comments at a news conference Friday. Canada's justice minister calls ...

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  20. Omar Khadr freed on bailRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | Edmonton Journal

    After 13 years in prison, mostly in notorious Guantanamo Bay, Omar Khadr, 28, was released this afternoon from prison with strict conditions. It was a historic moment for Khadr, in prison since he was 15. He will be out on bail while he appealing his five convictions in U.S. courts.

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