Lawyers for Guantanamo Bay detainees are asking a federal judge to stop what they describe as new “genital searches” for detainees who want to meet with their lawyers.
The guard force at the U.S. prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, is getting reinforcements from Puerto Rico.
President Barack Obama spoke to the nation Thursday, making a speech that focused entirely on his administration’s counterterrorism efforts and policies, finishing his address with several comments regarding the continued existence of the Guantanamo Bay detention center.
The Pentagon admits that a Guantanamo Bay detainee was struck by a “rubber bullet” in an effort to quell a disturbance at the prison.
Lawyers for the Guantanamo Bay prisoner accused of orchestrating the deadly attack on the USS Cole will present expert testimony Tuesday at a pretrial hearing on how to conduct a mental examination of a torture victim.
The second round of pretrial hearings in the Sept. 11 case sputtered to a close Thursday with the judge ordering the government to remove censorship equipment from the courtroom at the U.S. base in Cuba but little progress on fundamental legal issues that must be resolved before the long-stalled case can go to trial.
The American Civil Liberties Union says President Obama has already failed in his second term.
Sen. Dianne Feinstein still believes President Barack Obama’s 2008 promise of closing Guantanamo Bay and moving alleged terrorists to U.S. prisons can be a reality.
The Supreme Court on Monday declined to take a new look at the rights of foreign prisoners held for the past decade at the Guantanamo Bay naval base in Cuba.
Moans, sighs and exclamations erupted Saturday as relatives of Sept. 11 victims watched the closed-circuit TV feed of the court hearing from a movie theater at Fort Hamilton in New York City.