Arrested in 2001 in Mauritania, he was then successively imprisoned in Jordan and Afghanistan, before arriving at Guantanamo in 2002, in what he called in his book a world tour of torture and humiliation.
US Department of Defence finds that Sufiyan Barhoumi is no longer a threat to US national security after being held in prison for two decades.
Five defendants of September 11 attacks, held at US prison in Cuba's Guantanamo Bay, are in talks "over proposed dispositions of the case," their lawyers say; and separately, US invites UN to visit the controversial naval prison.
It is vital that the world understands the catalogue of injustices and deception that the Austrian state used — and continues to use — to pressure Muslims.
Majid Khan told jurors how he was subjected to days of painful abuse in the clandestine CIA facilities known as “black sites,” as interrogators pressed him for information.
CIA's torture of Al Qaeda suspect Abu Zubaydah at "black site" in Poland two decades ago comes up before US Supreme Court, in a case challenging government's desire to keep his torture secret.
America’s prestige has been irreparably tarnished, its credentials diminished, and is now in global retreat as hungry powers rise to challenge it. It only has itself to blame.
US Southern Command says in a statement that the prisoners at Camp 7 are transferred to another facility on the American base in Cuba to “increase operational efficiency and effectiveness."
US Southern Command said it expected to have enough vaccine for all of the approximately 1,500 personnel assigned to the detention centre.
Days before he takes office, rights organisations highlight US human rights transgressions and international law violations at the military detention centre.
Mullah Muhammad Nabi Omari was held for nearly twelve years in the notorious Guantanamo Bay prison, and is today part of the Taliban delegation that met with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo for the Afghan peace talks.
President Donald Trump last month signed an executive order reversing his predecessor Barack Obama's ultimately fruitless 2009 directive to shutter the much-maligned US prison centre
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