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David Remes used to be a partner at a top Washington law firm, but he left four years ago to defend, for free, prisoners at the U.S. military facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

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Supreme Court declines fresh review of Guantanamo detainee issueupdated: Mon Jun 11 2012 14:35:00

Appeals from seven detainees at the Guantanamo Bay military prison in Cuba, contesting their open-ended custody, were turned aside by the Supreme Court on Monday.

Judge wants to see tapes of alleged Gitmo mistreatmentupdated: Thu May 24 2012 18:04:00

A federal judge wants to see secret videotapes showing terror suspects forcibly removed from their cells at the Guantanamo Bay military prison.

Inside perspective of Guantanamo Bayupdated: Wed Apr 04 2012 21:20:00

Human rights attorney David Remes talks about the problems with the Guantanamo Bay detention facility.

Detainee mail at issue during Guantanamo hearingupdated: Tue Jan 17 2012 19:52:00

The name of Abd aI-Rahim Hussein Mohammed Abdu al Nashiri -- a suspect in the 2000 USS Cole bombing -- was hardly spoken during the first day of pretrial hearings in his case. Most of the discussion and testimony revolved around the matter of attorney-client privilege.

Activists at rally call on Obama to keep 'promise,' shutter Guantanamo Bayupdated: Wed Jan 11 2012 16:44:00

Activists say the U.S. is handing the enemy a victory the longer it allows the detention of enemy combatants at the U.S Naval Base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

Gitmo: 10 years of injustice and disgraceupdated: Wed Jan 11 2012 14:47:00

Wednesday marks 10 years since the first 20 detainees arrived at the U.S. Naval Base in Guantánamo Bay, Cuba. Since then, 779 men have been imprisoned there for years without charge, trial or an opportunity to challenge their detention. They have included boys as young as 12 and men as old as 89.

Former detainee recalls time at Gitmoupdated: Wed Jan 11 2012 14:47:00

Dan Rivers talks with a former prisoner about his time spent at the Guantanamo Bay detention center.

Guantanamo Bay prison is necessaryupdated: Wed Jan 11 2012 14:46:00

The detention and interrogation facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, which I have visited, has served and continues to serve an important role in the war against terrorists since it opened 10 years ago. It houses high-value terrorist detainees, like Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, the architect of September 11.

Federal appeals court rules against Guantanamo detaineeupdated: Wed Jan 11 2012 11:17:00

A divided federal appeals panel has ruled against a suspected terrorist held at the Guantanamo Bay U.S. military prison, saying the strength of his claim of false imprisonment has not yet been fully established.

A look at the Guantanamo Bay prisonupdated: Wed Jan 11 2012 11:17:00

CNN's Zain Verjee looks at the controversial history of the prison at the U.S. naval station in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

Former Gitmo detainee reflects on 9/11updated: Wed Jan 11 2012 11:06:00

A former Guantanamo detainee reflects on 9/11. CNN's Atika Shubert reports.

Ten years of 'Gitmo' -- and more to comeupdated: Wed Jan 11 2012 11:06:00

Exactly 10 years ago Wednesday, the first batch of terrorist suspects seized in Pakistan and Afghanistan arrived at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, on board a C-141 transport plane. From freezing nights in the depths of the Afghan winter, the 20 detainees stepped into a tropical breeze looking dazed and bedraggled.

Hearing for USS Cole bombing suspect set for later this month at Guantanamoupdated: Tue Oct 04 2011 18:25:00

The arraignment for the USS Cole bombing suspect has been set for later this month in a military commission courtroom at the U.S. Navy Base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

Pentagon seeks to improve transparencyupdated: Fri Sep 30 2011 21:36:00

The American system of carrying out military trials for suspected terrorists at the Guantanamo naval base in Cuba -- vilified by some -- is getting an overhaul.

Guantanamo prepares for next military trial of terrorism suspectupdated: Thu Sep 29 2011 15:10:00

The Pentagon moved closer Wednesday to its next military trial on the U.S. Navy base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, for the suspected ringleader of the deadly bombing of the USS Cole.

Ten years on, Kuwaiti inmates fear indefinite Guantanamo detentionupdated: Tue Aug 16 2011 05:52:00

In the summer of 2001, Fayiz Mohammed Ahmed Al Kandari, the eldest son of a large family, left Kuwait to travel to Afghanistan. His stated purpose was to do charitable work, assisting with the reconstruction of two wells and the repair of a mosque.

Military documents reveal details about Guantanamo detainees, al Qaedaupdated: Mon Apr 25 2011 18:44:00

Nearly 800 classified U.S. military documents obtained by WikiLeaks reveal extraordinary details about the alleged terrorist activities of al Qaeda operatives captured and housed at the U.S. Navy's detention facility in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

Justices reject appeal from Guantanamo detainees over delayed releaseupdated: Mon Apr 18 2011 20:07:00

The Supreme Court has rejected an appeal from the remaining group of five native Chinese Muslims held in American military custody at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, who sought their release into the United States.

Obama administration defends transferring Gitmo detaineesupdated: Wed Apr 13 2011 20:37:00

The Obama administration repeated its determination Wednesday to close the terrorist detention facility at the U.S. Naval Station at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and defended its policy of releasing some detainees despite congressional opposition.

Guantanamo appeals turned away by justicesupdated: Mon Apr 04 2011 17:02:00

The Supreme Court on Monday rejected separate appeals from three detainees at the Guantanamo Bay military prison over their access to federal courts to challenge their indefinite detentions.

Justice budget includes 10% hike for prisons, including detainee siteupdated: Mon Feb 14 2011 19:06:00

The Justice Department Monday issued a 2012 budget requesting funds to "renovate and activate" a prison at Thompson, Illinois, which the administration has identified as the facility that would hold prisoners from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, if future transfers to U.S. territory are allowed.

Gitmo detainee transferred to Algeria despite torture fearsupdated: Fri Jan 07 2011 18:02:00

The Obama administration has asked the Supreme Court to dismiss the pending appeal of an Algerian man who until this week was held at the Guantanamo military prison but was unilaterally transferred to his native country over his strong objections.

Document: Up to 25% of freed Gitmo detainees return to terrorismupdated: Tue Dec 07 2010 23:33:00

A declassified document made public Tuesday showed that up to 25% of all former detainees at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, subsequently engaged in terrorism or insurgency, but the percentage is much lower for those transferred under the Obama administration.

Kuwait minister's fix for 4 Gitmo detainees: Send them to Afghanistanupdated: Tue Nov 30 2010 21:50:00

As the United States negotiated with countries around the world to find new homes for the remaining detainees held at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, Kuwait's minister of interior had a solution for the four Kuwaiti citizens left in the prison.

Gitmo detainees could get millionsupdated: Tue Nov 16 2010 14:47:00

The British government is expected to pay former Guantanamo detainees millions. ITN's Keir Simmons reports.

Trial of Guantanamo terror suspect to resume in Octoberupdated: Tue Aug 31 2010 15:56:00

The military trial of a Canadian-born terror suspect, abruptly halted earlier this month when his defense attorney collapsed, will resume October 18 at the U.S. Navy Base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, according to the Defense Department.

Two more Guantanamo detainees sent to other countriesupdated: Thu Jul 22 2010 15:52:00

Two more people held at the Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, detention facility have been transferred to other countries, the Pentagon announced Thursday.

U.S. releases 2 detainees from Guantanamo, Pentagon saysupdated: Mon Jul 19 2010 13:14:00

The United States is transferring two detainees from the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, to the governments of Algeria and Cape Verde, the Defense Department said Monday.

Boehner: Moving Gitmo prisoners to U.S. 'makes no sense'updated: Mon Mar 15 2010 10:50:00

The top Republican in the House and a senior White House adviser on Sunday debated a plan for closing the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay and moving some of the terrorism suspects held there onto American soil.

Boehner backs Guantanamoupdated: Mon Mar 15 2010 10:50:00

The top Republican in the House says there's "no reason" to bring prisoners from Guantanamo Bay into the U.S.

Switzerland to take Uyghur pair from Gitmoupdated: Wed Feb 03 2010 21:51:00

Two ethnic Uyghur brothers from China will be released from Guantanamo prison and transferred to Switzerland to live, according to the Uyghur American Association.

Obama budget includes money to house Guantanamo detainees in U.S.updated: Tue Feb 02 2010 09:09:00

President Obama is asking for more than $230 million in the 2011 budget to buy and prepare an idle Illinois prison to house terrorism suspects now detained at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

Groups slam Obama panel's plan to hold some Guantanamo detaineesupdated: Fri Jan 22 2010 18:21:00

A recommendation by the Obama administration's Guantanamo Detainee Review Task Force to continue holding nearly 50 detainees indefinitely without charges sparked fury among civil liberties groups Friday.

U.S. prepares Guantanamo Bay for possible influx of Haitiansupdated: Thu Jan 21 2010 15:15:00

The U.S. military is gearing up for a possible influx of Haitians fleeing their earthquake-stricken country at an Army facility not widely known for its humanitarian missions: Guantanamo Bay.

Desperate Haitians flee by seaupdated: Thu Jan 21 2010 15:15:00

As CNN's Ivan Watson reports, Haitians chaotically swarm a ferry boat offering free passage out of the capital.

Federal court limits rights of Guantanamo detaineesupdated: Wed Jan 06 2010 02:04:00

Accused foreign terrorists and war fighters in U.S. custody will have a more difficult time challenging their detention in the wake of a key ruling Tuesday by a federal appeals court.

U.S. halting transfer of Guantanamo detainees to Yemenupdated: Tue Jan 05 2010 18:28:00

The United States is halting for now its plans to continue transferring terror suspects detained at the Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, facility to Yemen, President Barack Obama said Tuesday.

Former Gitmo detainees investigated in airline bombing plotupdated: Tue Dec 29 2009 18:29:00

U.S. counterterrorism officials are investigating possible links between the attempted Northwest Airlines bombing and two former Guantanamo Bay prisoners who say they are leaders in an al Qaeda-affiliated terrorist group based in Yemen, U.S. officials told CNN on Tuesday.

A dozen Gitmo detainees sent to 3 countriesupdated: Sun Dec 20 2009 12:34:00

Twelve detainees at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, were transferred to Afghanistan, Yemen and Somaliland, the U.S. Justice Department said Sunday.

Some Guantanamo detainees to be moved to Illinoisupdated: Tue Dec 15 2009 18:12:00

Some terrorism suspects held in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, will be moved to an Illinois prison that the federal government will buy to hold them, the Obama administration announced Tuesday.

Pentagon held in contempt for failing to tape Guantanamo detainee's testimonyupdated: Thu Dec 10 2009 16:04:00

A federal court has held the Defense Department in contempt after officials at the U.S. naval base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, failed to videotape the testimony of a Yemeni detainee as ordered.

U.S. transfers 2 Guantanamo prisoners to European governmentsupdated: Tue Dec 01 2009 13:54:00

Two Guantanamo Bay prisoners, one of them a detainee ordered released by a federal judge last year, were transferred to European governments Tuesday, Justice Department officials said.

Two Gitmo detainees transferred to Italyupdated: Mon Nov 30 2009 19:56:00

Two Tunisian detainees whom the U.S. military had held at Guantanamo Bay have been turned over to the Italian government in Rome, the Justice Department announced.

Holding Gitmo inmates would be economic boost, Illinois officials sayupdated: Mon Nov 16 2009 18:32:00

A proposal to house federal prisoners, including some detainees from Guantanamo Bay, in a largely vacant maximum-security prison would be an economic boost to struggling northern Illinois, state officials said Sunday.

Illinois prison top contender to house Gitmo detainees, official saysupdated: Sun Nov 15 2009 18:06:00

A prison in northern Illinois is the leading contender to house some detainees transferred from the federal facility in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, two Obama administration officials told CNN Saturday.

SI.com: John Ondrasik: Hockey fans of Guantanamo Bayupdated: Wed Nov 11 2009 09:23:00

Last week, I had the honor of traveling to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, to play for our troops and their families stationed in America's oldest continuously functioning overseas base.

H1N1 vaccine arrives for troops in war zones, but not enoughupdated: Wed Nov 04 2009 18:33:00

The first shipment of H1N1 vaccine set aside for U.S. troops deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan arrived late Tuesday, but it contains only half the amount requested.

Pentagon: Defense personnel to get H1N1 vaccine before Gitmo detaineesupdated: Tue Nov 03 2009 18:47:00

The Pentagon stressed Tuesday that detainees at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, won't be receiving H1N1 flu vaccinations until well after all Department of Defense active duty and civilian employees have received their vaccinations.

Bands want to know if their music was used on Gitmo detaineesupdated: Thu Oct 22 2009 13:40:00

A coalition of top musicians, including R.E.M. and Pearl Jam, want to know if their music was used by the U.S. military as part of controversial interrogation methods at the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

High court accepts Guantanamo Uyghur caseupdated: Tue Oct 20 2009 21:24:00

The Supreme Court tentatively agreed Tuesday to accept an appeal from a group of native Chinese Muslims who had asked to be released into the United States from American military custody at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

Former Guantanamo detainees sent to Kuwait, Belgiumupdated: Fri Oct 09 2009 11:40:00

Two detainees released from the U.S. military's prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, have been transferred to Kuwait and Belgium, the Department of Justice announced Friday.

Gates: Closing Guantanamo prison 'more complicated'updated: Sun Sep 27 2009 12:55:00

Defense Secretary Robert Gates acknowledges that closing the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, will likely take longer than planned.

Guantanamo detainee to be moved to Belgiumupdated: Fri Sep 04 2009 08:32:00

A detainee at the U.S. prison camp in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, will be transferred to Belgium, officials announced Friday.

Guantanamo detainee loses latest legal challengeupdated: Tue Sep 01 2009 13:58:00

An accused terrorist who was at the center of two previous Supreme Court decisions over his years-long detention by the U.S. military has lost his latest legal challenge.

Feds to tour Michigan prison where Gitmo detainees could goupdated: Wed Aug 12 2009 20:24:00

Federal officials will travel to Standish, Michigan, on Thursday to tour a state prison that could be used to house terror suspects detained at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, U.S. government officials said Wednesday.

Allies may torture terror suspects, top UK ministers sayupdated: Sun Aug 09 2009 08:08:00

Britain cannot guarantee that its allies are not torturing terror suspects, two top government ministers said Sunday.

Portugal to take 2 Guantanamo detaineesupdated: Fri Aug 07 2009 12:12:00

The Portuguese government has agreed to accept two Syrian detainees from the U.S. detention center at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, the Portuguese government said Friday.

U.S. proposes to release Gitmo detainee to Afghanistanupdated: Wed Jul 29 2009 22:52:00

The Obama administration Wednesday ducked a potential confrontation with a federal judge Thursday, signaling in court documents that authorities are willing to release a Guantanamo detainee within about three weeks.

Guantanamo detainee may face trial in U.S.updated: Fri Jul 24 2009 21:31:00

Administration officials Friday indicated a second Guantanamo Bay detainee may be brought to the United States for a criminal trial, but cautioned no final decision has been made.

Commentary: How many Gitmo prisoners return to fight?updated: Tue Jul 21 2009 09:40:00

As President Obama awaits formal recommendations this month on issues surrounding the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, it is crucial that policymakers and the public have an accurate picture of the threat to the United States posed by those detainees already released.

Deadline missed for policy on detaining terror suspectsupdated: Tue Jul 21 2009 02:50:00

In a move already drawing fire from liberal activists, aides to President Obama acknowledged the administration will miss its own Tuesday deadline to submit a report detailing its policy on detaining terror suspects.

UK police probe Gitmo torture claimsupdated: Tue Jul 21 2009 02:49:00

The Metropolitan Police Service launched a criminal investigation Friday into allegations of torture made by a former prisoner at the U.S. military detention center at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, New Scotland Yard said.

No escape from Guantanamo for Obamaupdated: Fri Jul 17 2009 09:06:00

There are more than 200 men behind bars in the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. In a way, U.S. President Barack Obama is trapped there too.

From secret prisons to Guantanamo Bayupdated: Tue Jun 30 2009 20:53:00

In September of 2006, President Bush announced that 14 suspected terrorists who were being held in CIA custody had been transferred to the U.S. prison camp at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

Torture's psychological impact 'often worse' than physicalupdated: Mon Jun 22 2009 09:59:00

Amir was a salesman before being arrested and taken to the infamous Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq in 2003. During his time there, he says, he was forced to lay down in urine and feces, stay naked in his cell for days, and "howl like dogs do" while being pulled by a dog leash. According to his accounts, he was also sodomized with a broomstick and had his genitals stepped on.

Gitmo detainees said abuse sparked lies, transcripts revealupdated: Thu Jun 18 2009 17:07:00

Accused terrorists held at Guantanamo Bay complained of abuse that they said led them to tell their CIA interrogators lies, according to sections of U.S. government transcripts made public on Monday.

Bermuda should have 'consulted' UK on Uyghurs, official saysupdated: Mon Jun 15 2009 09:05:00

The Obama administration's agreement with Bermuda to settle four Uyghurs from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, was causing a rift Friday between the United States and its strongest ally, Britain.

Uyghur Gitmo detainees resettle in Bermudaupdated: Thu Jun 11 2009 23:46:00

Four Chinese nationals of Uyghur ethnicity who had been held at the U.S. military's Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, detention facility have been resettled in Bermuda, officials said Thursday.

Palau to take Uighur detainees from Gitmoupdated: Thu Jun 11 2009 02:31:00

The Pacific island nation of Palau has agreed to take in 17 Chinese Muslims held at the U.S. prison camp at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, the country's ambassador to the United States said Wednesday.

Palau considering taking Uighur detainees, officials sayupdated: Tue Jun 09 2009 20:55:00

The Obama administration is in talks with the South Pacific island nation of Palau to relocate some or all of 17 Uighurs -- native Chinese Muslims -- held at Guantanamo Bay, senior administration officials told CNN Tuesday.

Military: Guantanamo Bay detainee dies of apparent suicideupdated: Tue Jun 02 2009 19:10:00

A Yemeni detainee at Cuba's Guantanamo Bay detention camp died late Monday of an apparent suicide, the U.S. military said.

Judge's ruling could reveal Gitmo secrets in late Julyupdated: Tue Jun 02 2009 01:31:00

The U.S. government cannot collectively seal its records in more than 100 cases involving the indefinite detention of suspects held at the Guantanamo Bay facility in Cuba, a federal judge ruled Monday.

Justice Dept. asks Supreme Court to reject Uighurs' appealupdated: Sat May 30 2009 01:48:00

The Obama administration asked the Supreme Court to reject an appeal by Chinese Muslim dissidents who want to be brought to the United States after their release from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

Hard-luck Montana town pushes to house Gitmo detaineesupdated: Tue May 26 2009 10:57:00

The tiny town of Hardin, Montana, is offering an answer to a very thorny question: Where should the nation put terror detainees if the prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, is shut down by the end of the year as President Obama has pledged?

Ex-Taliban claims abuse at Gitmo, Bagram: 'They were beating me'updated: Mon May 25 2009 13:51:00

As one of the right-hand men to Taliban leader Mullah Omar, Mullah Abdul Salam Zaeef was one of the first Taliban leaders arrested when the United States began military operations in Afghanistan.

Commentary: On Gitmo, 2 show courage, 90 don'tupdated: Fri May 22 2009 11:47:00

Thursday's competing addresses on national security from President Obama and former Vice President Dick Cheney put into sharp focus the contrast between those who think the military prison at Guantanamo Bay makes us safe and those convinced it makes us less so.

14 percent of those freed from Gitmo reoffend, source saysupdated: Thu May 21 2009 23:39:00

Preliminary intelligence assessments show more than 14 percent of detainees released from Guantanamo Bay have returned or are suspected of having returned to terrorism activities, an administration official with knowledge of the Defense Department's information said.

Judge rules U.S. can hold some suspected terrorists indefinitelyupdated: Wed May 20 2009 19:57:00

The president retains the power to hold indefinitely and without charges some accused terrorists at the Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, military detention camp, a federal judge has ruled.

Dems nix money to close Gitmo, say plan needed firstupdated: Mon May 11 2009 10:29:00

House Democrats told the president Monday he won't be getting money to close the military detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, until he has a "concrete program" for shutting it down and moving its prisoners.

Harkin: Some in Senate may pursue funding to close Gitmoupdated: Tue May 05 2009 19:15:00

A day after House Democrats rejected the president's funding request to close down the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, a senior Senate Democrat said he and other key senators may support the request.

Judge consults U.S. officials over torture probeupdated: Tue May 05 2009 10:29:00

A Spanish judge will ask United States judicial authorities if they are already probing or plan to investigate potential charges against six former Bush administration officials for allegedly sanctioning torture of prisoners at Guantanamo Bay, according to a court document.

Spanish judge orders Guantanamo probeupdated: Wed Apr 29 2009 11:20:00

A Spanish judge Wednesday ordered an investigation into harsh treatment of prisoners at Guantanamo Bay under the Bush administration on suspicion that there was "an authorized and systematic plan for torture," according to a court document.

Court again rejects lawsuit over alleged Gitmo mistreatmentupdated: Fri Apr 24 2009 16:07:00

A lawsuit filed against the U.S. government by four British men formerly held at the military detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, was dismissed again Friday by a federal appeals court.

Spanish court sends Guantanamo case to new judgeupdated: Thu Apr 23 2009 10:35:00

A Spanish court considering whether to investigate former Bush administration officials for allegedly sanctioning torture of prisoners at Guantanamo Bay assigned the case to a new judge Thursday, a National Court spokeswoman told CNN.

Yemeni held at Guantanamo since 2001 to be releasedupdated: Tue Mar 31 2009 02:24:00

A Yemeni man held by the U.S. military since late 2001 is to be released from custody at the Guantanamo Bay military prison after the Obama administration asked a federal court Monday to postpone his pending case.

U.S. may hand over Yemeni detainees at Gitmo to Saudisupdated: Fri Mar 13 2009 20:02:00

The United States has discussed sending some Guantanamo Bay detainees of Yemeni citizenship to Saudi Arabia for rehabilitation, according to a diplomatic source with knowledge of the discussions.

Gitmo prisoners defend 'blessed' 9/11 attackupdated: Tue Mar 10 2009 14:31:00

Five Guantanamo prisoners accused in the September 11, 2001, terror attacks on the U.S. staunchly defended their actions, calling the operation "blessed" and "great" and the accusations against them "badges of honor."

Guantanamo detainees treated humanely, Pentagon report saysupdated: Tue Feb 24 2009 01:31:00

A new Defense Department review of detainee operations at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, concludes that the operation does not torture detainees but rather treats them humanely and in accordance with the Geneva Conventions.

After Guantanamoupdated: Tue Feb 24 2009 01:31:00

Former Guantanamo detainee Binyam Mohamed is back in Britain with allegations of torture. CNN's Paula Newton reports.

Gitmo detainees treated humanely, U.S. report saysupdated: Sat Feb 21 2009 06:57:00

A new Defense Department report concludes that the detention center at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, treats detainees humanely, according to a department official with knowledge of the report.

Court: Chinese at Guantanamo can't be freed in U.S.updated: Wed Feb 18 2009 16:27:00

A federal appeals court panel ruled Wednesday that 17 native Chinese Muslims in military custody at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, cannot be released into the United States.

Yemen arrests al Qaeda member once held at Gitmoupdated: Wed Feb 18 2009 07:32:00

Yemen authorities have arrested and extradited a Saudi man who rejoined al Qaeda after he was released from the U.S. military's detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

'Jihadi rehab' is a possibility for post-Gitmoupdated: Tue Jan 27 2009 17:06:00

U.S. lawmakers considering the closure of the controversial Guantanamo Bay detention center will probably be looking at a rehabilitation program in Saudi Arabia that focuses on religious re-education for captured jihadists.

Six Guantanamo detainees releasedupdated: Tue Jan 27 2009 10:43:00

Six detainees were released from the U.S. military's detention center at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, the Department of Defense said Saturday.

What's next for Guantanamo Bay detainees?updated: Mon Jan 26 2009 17:01:00

With President Barack Obama limiting how and where detainees at Guantanamo Bay can be interrogated, some analysts are asking if intelligence agencies will be able to get the information they need to keep the country safe -- and where the prisoners will eventually end up.

Freed for terrorupdated: Sat Jan 24 2009 16:22:00

CNN's Nic Robertson investigates a Saudi man freed from Gitmo who now leads al-Qaeda in Yemen.

Security experts skeptical on Gitmo detainee reportupdated: Sat Jan 24 2009 16:22:00

Security experts are questioning information released by the Pentagon last week, saying 61 former detainees from its detention center at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, may have returned to terrorist activities.

Commentary: Don't rush to close Guantanamoupdated: Fri Jan 23 2009 14:06:00

The most important responsibility for any president is the safety and security of the American people.

Gitmo detainee 'born again'updated: Fri Jan 23 2009 10:29:00

A Pakistani Guantanamo detainee speaks out about his years-long ordeal. CNN's Reza Sayah reports from Islamabad.

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