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October 07, 2015
The Guantanamo Periodic Review Board (PRB) hearings—established to review the cases of detainees slated for indefinite detention without charge or trial—have effectively stalled. The PRB hearings...
October 07, 2015
Washington, D.C.—Human Rights First today called on President Obama to veto the defense authorization bill over provisions that would make it nearly impossible to close the detention facility at...
October 05, 2015
Top News Guantanamo This week, the Senate will take up the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2016, legislation that contains provisions that would make it difficult to...
October 02, 2015
The latest version of the 2016 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which authorizes next year’s funding for the Department of Defense, is in the final stages of Congressional approval. Because...
October 01, 2015
Washington, D.C.—Human Rights First today called on President Obama to veto the defense authorization bill over provisions that would make it nearly impossible to close the detention facility at...
October 01, 2015
By Adelma Jakupovic The Guantanamo Bay Periodic Review Board (PRB) conducted its 22nd hearing on Tuesday to review the case of Abdul Rahman Ahmed, a 36-year-old Yemeni national who has been...
September 28, 2015
By Alice Debarre Today, British Prime Minister David Cameron welcomed the upcoming return of British resident, Shaker Aamer, emphasizing that he was “pleased this has happened, above all because...

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Factsheet | February 01, 2016
Download SUMMARY The National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016 (NDAA) currently prohibits the president from closing the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay. The NDAA bans...
Report | November 04, 2015
Follow-up Recommendation Report will assess Immigration Detention and Guantanamo. Download PDF
Video | October 09, 2015
Year after year, President Obama has committed to closing the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay. It’s nearly his final year in office and the prison remains open. The current 2016 National...