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
Omar Khadr became the youngest prisoner at Guantanamo Bay following his capture in Afghanistan at the age of 15.
In 2002, former US president George W Bush ordered the Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp to be used as a military prison, following the 9/11 attacks, with the aim of detaining prisoners around the globe accused of engaging in terrorism.
Guantanamo detainee Abu Zubaydah is expected to give information about his torture at the hands of the CIA, after he was detained following the 2001 Al Qaeda attacks on the United States.
The US claims that force-feeding Guantanamo inmates is humane, but releasing the videos could endanger troops.
"If you endorse torture and if you endorse criminality then it will come back upon you."
US President Barack Obama vowed to shut down the prison soon after taking office. But it's a decision that needed the support of the Congress, something he could never get.
Obama urgently wants to shut the Guantanamo Bay detention centre before he leaves the White House at the start of next year, but his efforts have been continually thwarted by Republican lawmakers.
Jihad Ahmed Mustafa Diyab was held in extrajudicial detention for 12 years in Guantanamo. After his release in 2014, he was arrested by Venezuelan security forces and since then has been held incommunicado.
Abdel Malik Wahab al Rahabi was held in the controversial US-run Guantanamo Bay prison for more than 14 years without trial or charges.
US transfers 9 Yemeni Guantanamo Bay detainees to Saudi Arabia
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