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2006-06-15 15:20:50

By Michael Conlon COLUMBUS, Ohio (Reuters) - While debate over homosexuality dominates news coming from the U.S. Episcopal Church's triennial convention, matters ranging from opposition to the Iraq war to a demand that the Guantanamo prison be closed are also on the agenda.

2006-06-10 20:40:00

The three prisoners found dead at the Guantanamo prison camp on Saturday were the first to succeed in committing suicide, but nearly two dozen others have tried to kill themselves behind the razor-wire fences at the remote U.S. naval base in southeast Cuba.

2006-05-15 17:50:48

By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States on Monday issued its most comprehensive accounting to date of detainees currently or formerly held at the Guantanamo prison for foreign terrorism suspects, naming 759 people and their nationalities. Navy Lt. Cmdr.

2006-02-23 17:10:17

By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) - FBI agents accused U.S. military personnel at the Guantanamo prison of using illegal "aggressive interrogation tactics" on detainees but senior military officials rejected FBI concerns, documents made public on Thursday showed.

2006-02-23 14:18:42

By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) - FBI agents accused military personnel at the Guantanamo prison of using illegal "aggressive interrogation tactics" on detainees but senior military officials rejected FBI concerns, documents made public on Thursday showed.

2005-12-18 11:07:43

By Anthony Boadle HAVANA (Reuters) - American anti-torture activists who marched through southeastern Cuba to protest the detention of terror suspects at the U.S. naval base at Guantanamo Bay had to settle last week for a prayer vigil five miles away.

2005-12-09 19:52:03

By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Pentagon said on Friday it invited a European parliamentarian who has urged the United States to close the Guantanamo prison for foreign terrorism suspects to visit the facility, but barred her from meeting with any prisoners.

2005-12-06 19:39:48

By Esteban Israel HAVANA (Reuters) - A group of 25 American Catholic peace activists, defying a U.S. travel ban to Cuba, will set out on Wednesday from the Communist island on a 50-mile (80.5-km) trek to the U.S. Guantanamo Navel Base aiming to protest conditions for terrorism suspects.

2005-11-01 16:07:05

By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Spurning a request by U.N. human rights investigators, Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld said on Tuesday the United States will not allow them to meet with detainees at the Guantanamo prison for foreign terrorism suspects.

2005-10-16 08:38:08

By Jane Sutton MIAMI (Reuters) - Shackled at the wrists and ankles and forced to wear earmuffs and black goggles as he was driven in a sweltering truck to a small and isolated cell, the Muslim former chaplain at the Guantanamo prison figured he knew what was coming next.


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