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Rep: '50 Shades' popularity reveals 'phonies' at Gitmo

A member of Congress said Tuesday that he disclosed the popularity of the erotic series "Fifty Shades of Grey" among Guantanamo's most prized prisoners not to titillate but to show their global followers that they are not devout holy warriors passing their Ramadan reading the Quran.

August 08, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Halt Gitmo forced-feedings, lawyers ask

Lawyers for four Guantanamo captives are asking a federal court in Washington, D.C., to put an end to the "grotesque" practice of forced feeding at the Pentagon prison.

July 02, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
US reveals Gitmo's 'indefinite detainees'

US reveals Gitmo's 'indefinite detainees'

GUANTANAMO BAY NAVY BASE, Cuba - The Obama administration Monday lifted a veil of secrecy surrounding the status of the detainees at Guantanamo, for the first time publicly naming the four dozen captives it defined as indefinite detainees - men too dangerous to transfer but who cannot be tri…

June 18, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Gitmo inmates' lawyers cite My Lai in appeal to Hagel

Military lawyers for former CIA captives held at Guantanamo are appealing to Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel to intervene in what they describe as deteriorating conditions and leadership failures on a scale similar to the Vietnam War's My Lai massacre. Hagel is a Vietnam combat veteran.

May 22, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

17 being force-fed at Gitmo, US says

MIAMI - The number of hungers strikers has more than doubled since the U.S. military put most prisoners under lockdown at the U.S. Navy base at Guantanamo, the military said Wednesday, reporting that it now classified 92 of the captives as hunger strikers and was force feeding 17 of them.

April 25, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Computer files' disappearance postpones Guantanamo case

WASHINGTON - Confronted with claims that a portion of the Pentagon computer system used by defense lawyers is not secure, the chief Guantanamo judge Thursday postponed until June next week's hearings in an ongoing death penalty trial at the war court in Cuba.

April 12, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Red Cross examines Gitmo hunger strike

Two delegates from the International Committee of the Red Cross, one of them a physician, are at Guantanamo this week in an accelerated trip moved up from next month to check out the ongoing hunger strike at the war-on-terror prison.

March 27, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Count of detainees on hunger strike is up at Guantanamo

GUANTANAMO BAY NAVY BASE, Cuba - Navy medical workers were treating two detainees suffering dehydration in the prison camp hospital at Guantanamo as the military disclosed Tuesday that the number of hunger strikers had risen to 24.

March 20, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

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