Guantanamo


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a city in southeastern Cuba

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Obama drew a link between a bid by Republicans to block the inflow of Syrian refugees to the United States, based on concerns they could ignite Paris-style violence in American cities, and their opposition to the closing of the Guantanamo detention center at the US Navy base in Cuba.
If Congress keeps in place legislation restricting detainee transfers from Guantanamo, the White House has signaled that the president might resort to unilateral action to override those restrictions," Matthew Waxman, who served as the deputy assistant secretary of defense for detainee affairs from 2004 until 2005, told DW.
He was arrested in Jalalabad, Afghanistan, in November 2001 and sent to Guantanamo in February 2002.
It was the first time either nation accepted Guantanamo prisoners for resettlement.
The demonstration came a year to the day that Obama reaffirmed his commitment to shut the Guantanamo facility, set up at a US naval base on Cuba after the September 11 attacks in 2001.
Lucy Shardalow: "Obama has let people down in his failed commitment to closing Guantanamo.
The US also thanked the Saudi government "for its willingness to support ongoing US efforts to close the Guantanamo Bay detention facility (and) to ensure these transfers took place with appropriate security and humane treatment assurances.
Obama's failure to close Guantanamo despite his campaign commitment is a grim reminder to the rest of the world that the US does not really care about legal process despite all its rhetoric.
Moran, who advocates for closing the facility had last visited Guantanamo in 2006 and said that things seemed much more organized on this trip as the facilities look fairly clean and the team was able to see the communal living.
detention center at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, underscore the uphill battle President Barack Obama faces in fulfilling a 5-year-old promise to shutter the facility.
June 12 (Saba) - Prime Minister Mohammed Salem Basindwa met here on Wednesday with a number of American activists, who show solidarity with the release of Yemeni detainees in Guantanamo.
SANA (CyHAN)- Yemeni Foreign Minister Abu Bakr al- Qerbi said Sunday that the United States will repatriate Yemeni detainees from Guantanamo Bay in groups, Xinhua reported.
Kabul, May 27 (BNA) - Afghan President Hamid Karzai once again urged United States of America to transfer Afghan detainees from Guantanamo prison to Afghanistan.
The United States military has turned off Wi-Fi service and blocked access to social networks at Guantanamo Bay detention camp (http://www.
Summary: Washington: President Barack Obama said on Tuesday the military jail at Guantanamo Bay is damaging .