Latest Guantanamo suicide attempts Stories

2006-12-08 00:00:00

The U.S. military transferred the first group of detainees on Thursday to a new maximum-security prison at Guantanamo Bay designed to restrict contact among the prisoners and prevent attacks on guards.

2006-08-26 20:40:35

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Pentagon on Saturday said it transferred five prisoners from Guantanamo Bay to Afghanistan, leaving about 445 detainees at the naval base in Cuba.

2006-06-24 16:08:45

By Tim Ahmann WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Fourteen Saudi Arabian nationals held at Guantanamo Bay were sent home on Saturday, two weeks after three suicides at the facility thrust U.S. handling of terrorism suspects back into the spotlight.

2006-06-24 11:19:24

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Fourteen Saudi Arabian nationals in U.S. custody at the Guantanamo Bay prison for foreign terrorism suspects have been sent home, the Pentagon said on Saturday.

2006-06-16 14:28:06

By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States is sending home the bodies of two Saudis and a Yemeni who it said committed suicide at the U.S. prison for foreign terrorism suspects at Guantanamo Bay, defense officials said on Friday.

2006-06-14 12:02:15

By Caren Bohan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President George W. Bush acknowledged on Wednesday that the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, where three detainees committed suicide, has damaged the U.S. image abroad and said it should be shut down.

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.

2006-06-12 14:02:01

By Sue Pleming WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Already str

2006-06-12 13:33:13

By David Morgan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Rights advocates on Monday blamed U.S. detention and interrogation policies for the suicides of three detainees at Guantanamo Bay and warned that conditions at the camp would drive more to kill themselves.

2006-06-12 06:11:23

By Andrew Roche LONDON (Reuters) - Europeans seized on the suicides of Guantanamo prisoners as more proof the U.S. camp should be closed, and a top U.S.

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  • Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
  • A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).
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