Guantanamo Bay

U.S. Reps: Bergdahl Prisoner Swap Should End Releases From GuantanamoFollowing the controversial Taliban prisoner swap, members of Congress on Monday were questioning whether other prisoners should be released from Guantanamo.
Swap Of Captured American Soldier, Taliban Detainees Stirs DebateThe Obama administration is facing mounting questions over the prisoner swap that won freedom for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl after five years in Taliban hands.
Rapper Yasiin Bey Undergoes Painful Force Feeding To Draw Attention To GuantanamoBrooklyn-born rapper and actor Yasiin Bey – formerly known as Mos Def – has been drawing attention to a prisoners’ hunger strike at Guantanamo Bay with a graphic video in which he volunteers to be force-fed as the prisoners are.
12 Arrested In Anti-Guantanamo Protest At Federal CourthouseA dozen people protesting the holding of prisoners at Guantanamo Bay were arrested Monday as they staged a “die-in” on the steps of the Thurgood Marshall United States Courthouse Monday.
Victims' Families View Pretrial Hearings Of Self-Professed 9/11 Mastermind, PlottersMilitary installations in New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts and Maryland are welcoming families of 9/11 victims this week to watch pretrial hearings at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba for five men charged in the terrorist attacks.
Victims' Families Invited To Watch 9/11 Mastermind, Plotters Pretrial HearingsThe hearings set to begin Monday are closed to the public, but victims' families were invited to watch the proceedings via closed-circuit television.
Husband Of 9/11 Victim Opposes Death Penalty For Accused Plotters, MastermindBlake Allison said he has opposed the death penalty for decades and his wife’s death has not changed his stance on the issue.
As Alleged 9/11 Plotters Face Judge, Those Who Lost Loved Ones Feel Bevy Of EmotionsRetired Deputy Fire Chief Jim Riches, who lost his son on 9/11, is spending the day watching the proceedings via closed circuit at Fort Hamilton in Brooklyn along with about three-dozen other families.
Staff Sergeant Jorge Oliveira, Of Newark, Killed In Afghanistan Oliveira was also an 11-year veteran at the Essex County Sheriff's office, working the dangerous Fugitive Squad.
WCBS 880 9/11 Series: Attorney General Eric Holder And Terrorist TrialsTen years after the fiery collapse of the Twin Towers on 9/11, Lower Manhattan came close to becoming an armed camp once again.
Terrorists Plotted Against Brooklyn Bridge Before 9/11Files from Guantanamo Bay reveal terrorists were taught bridge destruction methods and that 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed told an underling to cut the cables on the Brooklyn Bridge.
Life Sentence For Gitmo Detainee In Embassy PlotU.S. District Judge Lewis A. Kaplan sentenced Ahmed Ghailani to life, calling the attacks "horrific." He also ordered Ghailani to pay $33 million in restitution.
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