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  1. A chronology of the legal odyssey of former Guantanamo Bay detainee Omar KhadrRead the original story

    Friday Apr 24 | Neepawa Press

    ... Court of Appeal upholds ruling that requires the Canadian government to press for Omar Khadr's return from Guantanamo Bay. Jan. 29, 2010: Canada's Supreme Court overturns court orders requiring the Canadian government try to repatriate Khadr, ...

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  2. Omar Khadr bail decision expected todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | CBC News

    Former Guantanamo Bay prisoner Omar Khadr, shown in this undated image from the Bowden Institution in Innisfail, Alta., wants to be released to study at the King's University in Edmonton. A judge will rule this morning whether convicted war criminal Omar Khadr will be granted bail from an Alberta medium-security institution where he is serving the remainder of his sentence for actions in Afghanistan.

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  3. Obama faces up to the grim reality of drone strikesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | The Washington Post

    ... speech. When a heckler at the 2013 speech berated him for his failure to close the U.S. detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and the civilian casualties caused by drone strikes, Obama didn't immediately cut her off. "The voice of that woman ...

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  4. Guantanamo Bay Briton Could Soon Be FreedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | LBC 97.3

    The man appointed by President Obama to speed up the closure of the Guantanamo prison camp has said there is no reason why Britain's last remaining detainee should not be released. Many MPs have called for the US to free Shaker Aamer, who has been held in the US military prison for 13 years without charge.

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  5. APTaliban Hold American Mom & Baby HostageShe was an explorer,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | The Daily Beast

    ... had previously been married to the sister of Omar Khadr, a Canadian who'd spent ten years as a prisoner in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. But officials said there is no connection between that previous relationship and Boyle and Coleman's captivity. ...

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  6. Pentagon plan to get back hostage Warren Weinstein never materializedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | The Washington Post

    ... as part of a swap in which the United States released five Taliban officials held at a military prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Bergdahl was later charged with desertion and misbehavior before the enemy, and may face court-martial. Amerine's plan ...

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  7. Public meeting: Michael Mori in conversation with Rachel Carbonell.Read the original story

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Green Left Weekly

    On a beautiful, balmy evening in Cuba in 2007, David Hicks walked out of Guantanamo Bay, in that moment ceasing to be a detainee of the United States and regaining his rights as an Australian citizen. Watching on was the man who had fought for four long years for Hicks' right to go home, Major Michael Mori.

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  8. Pentagon Pushes Plan to Move Gitmo Detainees Before Congress ActsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | News Max

    The Pentagon is rushing efforts to move detainees from Guantanamo Bay before lawmakers derail President Barack Obama's plan to close the military prison, The Washington Post reports . Officials are planning to send up to 10 detainees overseas, perhaps in June, and want to find spots for 57 who've been approved for transfer by the end of the year.

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  9. Pentagon races to resettle inmates at GitmoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | TwinCities

    The Pentagon plans to move up to 10 detainees out of Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, possibly in June, as officials scramble to reduce the prison's population before Congress attempts to stop future transfers and derail President Barack Obama's plan to shutter the U.S. military facility. In all, the Pentagon hopes that 57 prisoners who are approved for transfer will be resettled by the end of 2015.

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  10. What to look for in the House's defense spending billRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Washington Examiner

    ... the Pentagon has. $76 million for Gitmo: Even as President Obama tries to close the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, by speeding transfers of the remaining detainees, the House Armed Services Committee is including $76 million more for ...

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  11. On Native GroundIT Can't Be Denied: the U.S. is Guilty of TortureRead the original story

    Dec 11, 2014 | American Reporter

    ... has prevented terrorist attacks from occurring since 2001. From the Patriot Act to the creation of a gulag at Guantanamo Bay to illegal spying on Americans to the suspension of habeas corpus, 9/11 became the justification for some of the worst ...

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  12. House bill seeks $76 million for Gitmo buildupRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Washington Examiner

    The House Armed Services Committee is including $76 million more for construction of the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, a sign that Congress does not intend to allow President Obama to close it. The money in the fiscal 2016 budget would go toward new housing for the approximately 2,000 troops who are assigned to the facility.

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  13. Facing threat in Congress, Pentagon races to resettle Guantanamo inmatesRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 22 | The Washington Post

    U.S. military personnel inspect each cell at the Camp 5 maximum-security facility on Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Facing a potential showdown with Congress, the Pentagon is racing to move dozens of detainees out of Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, in coming months before lawmakers can block future transfers and derail President Obama's plan to shutter the U.S. military prison.

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  14. Long-term hunger striker aims to exit GuantanamoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | The China Post

    A Saudi prisoner at the U.S. base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, who has been on a nine-year hunger strike, would participate in a rehabilitation program for militants and settle down to a peaceful life if allowed to go home, his lawyer told a government review panel Tuesday. Abdul Rahman Shalabi is also open to being resettled in another country if that would speed his release from Guantanamo, attorney Julia T. M. Wood said to members of the Periodic Review Board.

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  15. 9-year hunger striker asks to leave Guantanamo so he can have a familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Fox News

    A suspected bodyguard for the late Al Qaeda founder Usama bin Laden who has been on a nine-year hunger strike during his detention in Guantanamo Bay went before a parole board Tuesday to ask for his release so he can marry and have a family. Abdul Rahman Shalabi, who wants to return home to Saudi Arabia, also is open to being resettled in another country if that would speed his release from Guantanamo, attorney Julia T. M. Wood said to members of the Periodic Review Board.

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  16. Guantanamo's 9-year hunger striker asks to go homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | The Virginian-Pilot

    In this June 7, 2014 file photo, the entrance to Camp 5 and Camp 6 at the U.S. military's Guantanamo Bay detention center at Guantanamo Bay Naval Base, Cuba, is seen on June 7, 2014. A man held captive as a suspected Osama bin Laden bodyguard since the day the prison opened at Guantanamo went before a multiagency parole board Tuesday seeking release to his native Saudi Arabia to marry, finish college and join his brothers in business.

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  17. Free Presentation to Explore Guantanamo Bay Torture and Prison Life at Montclair State UniversityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Patch.com

    The School of Communication and Media at Montclair State University and PEN American Center will host a free presentation of "Guantanamo Diary: A Reading and Conversation," on Monday, April 27 at 7:30 p.m., at the University's Alexander Kasser Theater, 1 Normal Ave., Montclair. Using Mohamedou Ould Slahi's book "Guantanamo Diary" as a starting point, the presentation will explore issues of national security, prison life, free expression and the legacy of 9/11.

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  18. 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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  19. Long-term hunger strike in bid for freedom from...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    A Saudi prisoner at the U.S. base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, who has been on a nine-year hunger strike would participate in a rehabilitation program for militants and settle down to a peaceful life if allowed to go home, his lawyer told a government review panel Tuesday. Abdul Rahman Shalabi is also open to being resettled in another country if that would speed his release from Guantanamo, attorney Julia T. M. Wood said to members of the Periodic Review Board.

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  20. Correction: Uganda-Muslims storyRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 21 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    Kassim Segawa prayed inside his local mosque near Uganda's capital but, instead of being in the company of scores of the faithful, on this day he was alone. A crackdown by Ugandan police on suspected Islamic extremists has sent a current of fear through the Islamic community, especially in the Masjid Taqwa mosque whose imam - a former Guantanamo Bay prisoner - was recently arrested.

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