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September 22, 2015 By Alice Debarre As the search for a potential prison to house the remaining Guantanamo detainees on U.S. soil makes the news, another key step towards closing the infamous detention center...
September 08, 2015 Last week in the D.C. District Court, lawyers for Guantanamo detainee Mustafa Adam al-Hawsasi, one of the accused in the 9/11 trial, tried to convince Judge Richard J. Leon to order the government to...
August 18, 2015 Mohammed Kamin, a Guantanamo detainee for over a decade, had a Periodic Review Board (PRB) hearing this morning. The 37-year-old Afghan is believed to have been a member of al Qaeda, "...
July 24, 2015 The Obama Administration reportedly is finalizing a formal plan to close the prison facility at Guantanamo Bay, according to White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest. The plan, which was requested by...
July 15, 2015 The Guantanamo Periodic Review Board (PRB) convened yesterday morning for a hearing on the transfer status of Salman Yahya Hassan Mohammed Rabei’i, a Yemeni detainee accused of membership in al Qaeda...
June 24, 2015 By Carolyn Tackett The Guantanamo Periodic Review Board (PRB) met yesterday to determine the transfer status of Omar Khalif Mohammed Abu Baker Mahjour Umar, allegedly a senior member of the Libyan...
June 23, 2015 Today the Guantanamo Bay Periodic Review Board (PRB) will conduct its 16th hearing to determine whether a detainee continues to pose a threat to the United States or can be cleared for transfer. The...

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Factsheet | February 16, 2018
Those eager for swift justice against accused terrorism suspects have at times called for sending suspects to the military commission system in Guantanamo based on fears that suspects may be...
Factsheet | February 14, 2018
Federal court convictions of individuals charged with terrorism offenses since 9/11: 668 Number of district courts where terrorism-related convictions have been secured: 67 Number of states...
Factsheet | February 14, 2018
Myth: Terrorists have traditionally been tried in military commissions. Fact: Federal civilian criminal courts have convicted more than 660 individuals on terrorism-related charges since 9/11....
Factsheet | February 14, 2018
Federal civilian criminal courts have convicted more than 660 individuals on terrorism-related charges since 9/11. Military commissions have convicted only eight. Federal court convictions...