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2009-06-29 13:28:00

"Tweaking" The System Will Not Make It Constitutional NEW YORK, June 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to The Wall Street Journal, the Department of Justice (DOJ) has issued guidance to the Obama administration on reviving the military commissions system to try Guantanamo detainees.

2008-10-05 09:00:13

Legal moves by U.S. attorneys concerning Guantanamo detainees indicate it's unlikely the camp will ever be closed by the Bush administration, critics say. Despite a U.S.

2008-08-02 21:00:07

By Carol Rosenberg, The Miami Herald Aug. 2--GUANTANAMO BAY NAVY BASE, Cuba -- If Osama bin Laden's driver is convicted next week at his war crimes trial, he'll have to be imprisoned separately from the other 265 or so men held at the Pentagon's showcase prison camps. Rear Adm.

2008-07-08 21:00:04

WASHINGTON _ A federal judge handling the appeals of more than 200 Guantanamo detainees vowed Tuesday to hold lawyers' "feet to the fire" to insure that the cases are handled as quickly as possible.

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.

2006-10-03 12:50:00

Offered a high-calorie diet and kept in their cells almost around the clock, many detainees at Guantanamo Bay are becoming fat.

2006-09-05 18:10:50

By Caren Bohan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President George W. Bush plans to unveil proposed legislation on Wednesday to set a structure for conducting trials of foreign terrorism suspects held at Guantanamo Bay, White House officials said.

2006-08-29 14:33:52

By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The military has charged a U.S. Navy officer who worked as a lawyer at Guantanamo Bay with mailing classified information on foreign terrorism suspects there to an unauthorized person, the Navy said on Tuesday. Lt. Cmdr.

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.

2006-07-14 12:30:00

NATO named U.S. General Bantz Craddock, the soldier who oversees the controversial Guantanamo prison for terror suspects, as its top commander of operations on Friday, replacing outgoing U.S. General James Jones.

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