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US Military Judge Orders 9/11 Suspects’ Torture Testimony to Remain Secret

Posted December 12th, 2012 at 5:10 pm (UTC-5)
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The U.S. military judge in charge of the future trial of five September 11 terror suspects has ordered that testimony about their capture, imprisonment and alleged torture must remain secret. Judge James Pohl ruled Wednesday that making this information public could endanger U.S. national security. Pohl also ruled in favor of the so-called 40-second rule […]

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Guantanamo Detainee Transferred to Canadian Prison

Posted September 29th, 2012 at 12:45 pm (UTC-5)
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The last Westerner detained at the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay has been returned to his native Canada. Canada’s public safety minister Vic Toews announced that 26-year-old Omar Khadr was transferred from Guantanamo Bay to a Canadian military base Saturday and was then sent to the Millhaven maximum security prison in Bath, Ontario. Khadr […]

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US Names 55 Guantanamo Detainees Cleared for Release

Posted September 22nd, 2012 at 12:55 pm (UTC-5)
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The U.S. government has disclosed the identities of 55 prisoners cleared for release from the nation’s military detention center at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. The list represents about a third of the 167 terrorist suspects still in detention at Guantanamo more than 11 years after the 2001 terrorist attacks on the United States. Many of the […]

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9/11 Defendants Charged at Guantanamo Arraignment Hearing

Posted May 5th, 2012 at 9:55 pm (UTC-5)
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A special military tribunal has formally charged the self-proclaimed mastermind of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks against the United States, Khalid Sheikh Mohamed, and his four co-defendants with crimes, including murder and terrorism. The prosecutors read the charges against the five during an arraignment hearing Saturday at the U.S. naval base at Guantanamo, Cuba, […]

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Sept. 11 Attack Mastermind, Co-Plotters to be Arraigned

Posted May 5th, 2012 at 1:40 pm (UTC-5)
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The arraignment hearing for the five Guantanamo detainees accused of plotting the 2001 terrorist attacks on the United States hit a snag Saturday, as the suspects carried out what appeared to be a silent protest against the proceedings. The self-proclaimed mastermind of the attacks, Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, and his four co-defendants removed their translation-providing earphones […]

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Sept. 11 Attack Mastermind, Co-Plotters to be Arraigned

Posted May 5th, 2012 at 10:00 am (UTC-5)
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Five men accused of planning and helping to carry out the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks in the United States are back before a military judge in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba to face charges that could lead to their executions. Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, the self-proclaimed mastermind of the attacks, and his four co-defendants were being arraigned […]

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Sept. 11 Attack Mastermind, Co-Plotters to be Arraigned

Posted May 5th, 2012 at 5:45 am (UTC-5)
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Five men charged with planning and helping to carry out the terrorist attacks in the United States on September 11, 2001 are due to be arraigned Saturday at the U.S. military base in Cuba. Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, the self-proclaimed mastermind of the attacks, and his four co-defendants have been held for years at a U.S. […]

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Two Uighurs Released from Guantanamo

Posted April 20th, 2012 at 4:55 am (UTC-5)
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The Pentagon says two members of China’s Muslim Uighur minority have been released from the Guantanamo Bay prison camp and resettled in El Salvador. The men had been held without charge for nearly a decade. The Chinese government has demanded the return of the Uighurs from Guantanamo, but Washington has refused Beijing’s demands to repatriate […]

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Pakistani at Guantanamo Charged With Supporting Terror

Posted February 15th, 2012 at 7:55 pm (UTC-5)
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The U.S. Defense Department on Wednesday charged a Pakistani national held at the U.S. military prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, with supporting terrorism. The Pentagon said the Office of Military Commissions referred charges against Majid Shoukat Khan to a military commission. They include conspiracy, murder, attempted murder, providing material support to terrorism, and spying. Military […]

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Pakistani at Guantanamo Charged With Supporting Terror

Posted February 15th, 2012 at 8:30 am (UTC-5)
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The U.S. Defense Department has charged a detained Pakistani national with helping al-Qaida plan terrorist attacks in the United States, Indonesia and elsewhere. The Pentagon announced late Tuesday that a military commission has charged Majid Shoukat Khan with conspiracy, murder, spying and providing material support for terrorism. Khan has been held in the U.S. military […]

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