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January 21, 2016

The Department of Defense today announced two more detainees have been transferred out of Guantánamo, bringing the prison’s total number of detainees to 91.

Press Release
January 14, 2016

After President Obama committed once again to closing Guantánamo in his State of the Union speech Tuesday night, the Department of Defense today announced the transfer of 10 additional men from the...

Press Release
January 8, 2016

Today, the Guantánamo Bay detention site entered its 15th year in operation with 104 prisoners remaining behind its walls. In response, Naureen Shah, director of Amnesty International USA's Securit...

Press Release
January 6, 2016

Last month, U.S. Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter approved the transfer of 17 detainees from the Guantánamo detention site. Today, Khalid al Dhuby and Mahmoud Omar Bin Atef
became the first...

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