Latest Extrajudicial prisoners of the United States Stories

2006-06-19 18:28:53

By Jane Sutton MIAMI (Reuters) - The U.S. military on Monday put off hearings in the Guantanamo war crimes tribunals at least until July, meaning they will not reconvene until after an expected ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court on their legitimacy. The U.S.

2006-06-14 09:14:14

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President George W. Bush said on Wednesday he wanted to close the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba but first needed a plan to deal with the "darn dangerous" prisoners held there.

2006-06-13 18:05:03

SANAA (Reuters) - The family of a Yemeni man U.S. officials said killed himself at the military prison camp at Guantanamo Bay denied on Wednesday his death was a suicide, saying he had been murdered. "This idea of suicide is a lie. My son wouldn't commit suicide.

2006-06-11 15:06:24

By Jane Sutton WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The suicides of three Arab detainees at Guantanamo ignited new calls on Sunday for the United States to shut down the prison camp but a U.S. diplomat called their hangings a "good PR move" to gain attention.

2006-06-11 12:00:39

By Jane Sutton WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The suicides of three Arab prisoners at Guantanamo ignited new calls on Sunday for the government to shut down the detention camp and send home the foreign captives held there for years as enemy combatants.

2006-06-10 23:07:12

Corrects job title in paragraph seven to "Prison camp commander Navy Rear Adm. Harry Harris" instead of "Base commander Navy Rear Adm.

2006-06-10 23:15:52

By Michael Christie MIAMI (Reuters) - Three Arabs hanged themselves with clothes and bedsheets, the first prisoners to die at Guantanamo base since the United States began holding terrorism suspects there in 2002, U.S. officials said on Saturday.

2006-06-10 18:45:12

By Michael Christie MIAMI (Reuters) - Three foreign prisoners were found dead on Saturday after hanging themselves with clothing and bedsheets in the first deaths at the U.S. naval base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, since the prison camp for foreign terror suspects opened in January 2002, U.S.

2006-06-10 15:03:55

MIAMI (Reuters) - Three foreign prisoners being held at the U.S. navy base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, died on Saturday in apparent suicides, the U.S. military said. "Two Saudis and one Yemeni, each located in Camp 1, were found unresponsive and not breathing in their cells by guards," U.S.

2006-06-05 16:26:34

By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A Pentagon document setting rules for medical professionals in detainee operations endorses force-feeding hunger strikers, a practice criticized by rights activists, U.S. officials said on Monday.

Word of the Day
  • Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
  • A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).
The word chomage comes into English from French.]