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Guantanamo: US in largest detainee transfer under Obama   The US has sent 15 detainees to the United Arab Emirates - the largest single transfer during President Barack Obama's administration Guantanamo Bay: Closure plan in 'final stages'  The White House is in the 'final stages' of drafting a plan to close the controversial US military prison Guantanamo Bay, a spokesman has said Uruguay no more Guantanamo prisoners  The new Uruguayan government says it will no longer grant asylum to prisoners from the Guantanamo Bay detention centre Castro demands Guantanamo Bay in return for diplomatic deal  Cuba has demanded the US hand back the Guantanamo Bay military base before relations with Washington are normalised Afghan Guantanamo inmates freed  Four Afghan detainees at the Guantanamo Bay prison have been sent back to their home country, the Pentagon says Guantanamo six arrive in Uruguay  Six prisoners released by the US from the Guantanamo Bay detention centre have arrived in Uruguay as free men Uruguay set to take six Guantanamo prisoners  President Jose Mujica has confirmed his country will resettle six Guantanamo Bay prisoners on humanitarian grounds US parties clash over prisoner deal  Republicans warning the deal to swap five Guantanamo Bay detainees for a Taliban-held soldier could put American lives at risk Taliban's Mullah Omar celebrates prisoner-swap 'victory'  Taliban leader has issued a rare public statement hailing the exchange of five Guantanamo Bay detainees for a Taliban-held US soldier as a 'big victory' Taliban offer to free US soldier in exchange for Guantanamo prisoners  The Afghan Taliban say they are ready to hand over a U.S. soldier held captive since 2009 in exchange for five of their senior operatives US acts over Guantanamo strike  The US has reinforced medical staff at Guantanamo Bay to try to handle a spreading hunger strike by prisoners at the detention facility Half of Guantanamo on hunger strike  Eighty-four of the 166 prisoners held at the US-run Guantanamo Bay facility are now on hunger strike, US military officials have said More prisoners join Guantanamo hunger strike  Seven prisoners have joined a hunger strike at the US detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, bringing the total number to 52 Hunger strike clashes at Guantanamo  Prisoners and guards have clashed at Guantanamo Bay as authorities moved inmates, many of whom are on hunger strike, out of communal cellblocks Alarm over Guantanamo hunger strike  The Red Cross says it is urgently sending a doctor to Guantanamo Bay because of a growing hunger strike among detainees Youngest inmate leaves Guantanamo  Omar Khadr, the youngest prisoner to be held at the Guantanamo Bay detention centre, has been returned to his native Canada 9/11 hearing 'unfair' say lawyers  Defence lawyers for five men accused of plotting the 11 September 2001 attacks have challenged the fairness of the military tribunal Key 9/11 suspects appear in court  Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, accused of planning the 9/11 attacks, and 4 other leading suspects, appear in court at Guantanamo Bay to be charged '9/11 planners' set for US trial  The US has formally sent to trial five suspected al-Qaeda militants believed to have planned the 9/11 terror attacks 'New charges' for 9/11 suspects  US military prosecutors have filed new charges against 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and 4 alleged co-conspirators Guantanamo 'locked up innocents'  Files released by Wikileaks have revealed that the US believed many of those held at Gitmo were innocent or only low-level operatives Guantanamo trial for 9/11 accused  Alleged 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and four alleged co-conspirators will be tried at Guantanamo, rather than in a US court Terror suspect acquitted of most charges  Guantanamo detainee Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani was acquitted of all but one count of conspiracy-related charges in a landmark civilian trial


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 Ghailani is convicted of just one count of terrorism conspiracy over the 1998 bombings of US embassies in Africa
2010 Nov.15   Payout for ex-Guantanamo UK inmates  A dozen men, who accused British security forces of colluding in their torture overseas, are to get millions in compensation from the UK government 2010 Oct.6   Witness barred in key US terror case  The judge in the first civilian trial of a former Guantanamo inmate has ruled that a key US government witness cannot testify 2010 Aug.11   Jury: prison for bin Laden's driver  A military jury at the U.S. detention facility recommended a 14-year prison term for Ibrahim Ahmed Mahmoud al Qosi, a Sudanese man 2010 Jul.7   Former bin Laden aide pleads guilty  A former driver and bodyguard for Osama bin Laden pleaded guilty before a military commission to supporting al Qaeda 2010 Jan.22   Guantanamo detention plans condemned  The American Civil Liberties Union has criticised a recommendation that 47 inmates should be held indefinitely without trial

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2009 Jul.29   Inmate to be released  The Obama administration will release Mohammed Jawad, who has been held at the Guantanamo Bay prison camp since 2002 2009 Jul.16   Chaos besets 9/11 court hearing  Scenes of chaos have gripped a US military court where five alleged 9/11 plotters were due to appear together before a judge 2009 Jun.12   Uyghurs grateful after release from Gitmo  2 of 4 Uyghurs relocated to Bermuda after 7 years of detention, denied that they had been terrorists, and expressed gratitude toward Obama 2009 Jun.9     First Gitmo detainee arrives in U.S.  Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani indicted in the 1998 bombings of U.S. embassies in East Africa arrived in New York to face criminal charges 2009 May.21   Obama: Gitmo 'weakens US security'  President Barack Obama: The US prison camp at Guantanamo Bay has weakened national security and served as a rallying call for enemies 2009 May.20   Gitmo detainee to face trial in New York  Ahmed Ghailani, a terror suspect detained at the U.S. prison, will be transported to the United States for trial in a civilian court   Guantanamo detainee move blocked  The Senate has overwhelmingly rejected plans to transfer detainees out of Guantanamo, and refused funding to close down the prison camp 2009 May.15   Anger at Obama Guantanamo ruling  Civil liberties groups have reacted angrily to US President's decision to revive military trials for some Guantanamo Bay detainees       Obama to resurrect military tribunals  President is planning to resume the Bush administration's military commission system for some Guantanamo detainees 2009 Apr.2   Chavez is willing to take Gitmo inmates  President Chavez says he would be willing to accept prisoners from the Guantanamo Bay detention center, which Obama has said he will close 2009 Mar.13     US drops 'enemy combatant' term  The US is abandoning its use of the term 'enemy combatants' to describe terror suspects - ending a key policy of the Bush administration 2009 Mar.10   Gitmo prisoners defend 9/11 attack  5 prisoners accused in the September 11 attacks are calling the operation 'blessed' and 'great' and the accusations 'badges of honor' 2009 Mar.7   MI5 telegrams 'fed interrogation'  Binyam Mohamed detained at Guantanamo has released alleged MI5 memos which he claims show government collusion in his interrogation 2009 Feb.23   Guantanamo detainees treated humanely  A Defense Department review concludes that the operation does not torture detainees but rather treats them humanely and in accordance with the Geneva Conventions
 The Pentagon review of conditions at the detention camp has called for an easing of the isolation of prisoners there
2009 Feb.5     Last Guantanamo trial is halted  Susan Crawford , The judge in charge of the Guantanamo Bay hearings, has ordered an end to the last trial there 2009 Jan.22       Obama signs order to close Guantanamo
  President Obama issued 3 executive orders to demonstrate a clean break from the Bush administration
 One of the orders is orders is requiring that the Guantanamo Bay detention facility be closed within a year. Obama is promising to return America to the 'moral high ground' in the war on terrorism
2009 Jan.12   Obama to close Guantanamo prison quickly  President-elect plans to order the closing of the U.S. military prison as early as his first week in office to show a break from the Bush administration 2009 Jan.2   Canberra rejects Guantanamo cases  Australia has formally rejected a US request to take in detainees from the military jail based on 'national security and immigration considerations'

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2008 Dec.18   Guantanamo closure plan ordered  Defense Secretary Robert Gates has ordered plans to be drafted for the closure of the Guantanamo Bay detention centre 2008 Dec.9   3 detainees withdraw offer to confess  3 of 5 detainees who said they wanted to confess to charges relating to the September 11 rescinded the offer 2008 Dec.8     Top 9/11 suspects to plead guilty
  9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and 4 co-defendants have told a military judge at Guantanamo Bay they want to confess and plead guilty 2008 Oct.8   Guantanamo Uighur release blocked  An federal appeal court has blocked a judge's order that 17 Chinese detainees should immediately be released 2008 Oct.7     Chinese Muslims ordered freed from Gitmo  A federal judge has ordered the immediate release into the U.S. of 17 Chinese Muslims who have been held for several years in the facility
 The White House said the ruling could set a precedent that would allow 'sworn enemies' to seek US entry
2008 Aug.7   Bin Laden driver given 66 months  Salim Hamdan has been sentenced to five-and-a-half years in prison at the first US military trial in Guantanamo Bay 2008 Aug.6       Bin Laden ex-driver found guilty
  A US military jury has convicted Salim Hamdan of supporting terrorism. The verdict is the first to be delivered in a full war crimes trial
2008 Jul.31   Disputed interrogation allowed in trial  A U.S. military judge allowed prosecutors to use a disputed interrogation as evidence at the war crimes trial 2008 Jul.22   Bin Laden driver knew 9/11 target  Prosecution: Salim Hamdan knew the target of one of the hijacked planes on September 11, 2001 2008 Jul.21   Bin Laden's driver denies charges  Salim Hamdan, 37, a former driver of Osama Bin Laden, has pleaded not guilty at the first war crimes trial to be held in the US prison 2008 Jul.15   First Guantanamo video released  A videotape of a detainee being questioned at the US prison camp has been released for the first time. 2008 Jun.12     Major Guantanamo setback for Bush  Foreign suspects held in Guantanamo Bay have the right to challenge their detention in civilian courts
 The decision marks another legal blow to the Bush administration's war on terrorism policies
2008 Jun.5   9/11 suspect to court: Martyr me  September 11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed used his first day in court to intimidate his co-defendants into refusing their right to counsel     9/11 suspects on trial
  Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, the mastermind of the 9/11 attacks, and 4 other key suspects are appearing at a military tribunal
2008 May.20   Gates: U.S. 'stuck' in Guantanamo  Defense Secretary told a Senate subcommittee that Efforts to close the U.S. detention center at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, are at 'a standstill' 2008 May.7   Gitmo detainee became suicide bomber  Pentagon: Kuwaiti man Abdullah Saleh al-Ajmi released from U.S. custody in 2005 blew himself up in a suicide attack in Iraq last month 2008 Feb.11     6 Gitmo detainees to face trial for 9/11   Six men being held at Guantanamo Bay will go before military commissions and could face the death penalty

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2007 Dec.7   UK Guantanamo four to be released  4 of the 5 British residents held by the US at Guantanamo Bay are to be released 2007 Dec.5   Judges mull Guantanamo rights  The Bush administration argued in the Court that foreign terrorism suspects have sufficient opportunities to challenge their confinement 2007 Aug.9   9/11 mastermind closer to military trial  14 terrorists listed as high-value detainees at the detention camp, have been designated as enemy combatants, placing them in line to be charged 2007 Jun.4     Charges dropped for two detainees
  Military judges dismissed charges against a detainee who chauffeured Osama bin Laden and another who allegedly killed a U.S. soldier
 The judge is casting doubt on efforts to try foreign terror suspects. U.S. military had failed to designate the men as 'unlawful' enemy combatants
2007 May.30   Saudi detainee killed self at Gitmo  The detainee at detention camp was found unresponsive and not breathing in his cell by guards 2007 May.19   Guantanamo Australian flies home  David Hicks, convicted of supporting terrorism by a US military court, has arrived after 5 years at the US detention centre in Cuba 2007 Apr.27   US holds 'senior al-Qaeda figure'  The US says it has arrested Abd al-Hadi al-Iraqi on his way to Iraq to plan future attacks 2007 Apr.9   Detainees join in hunger strike  Detainees have joined a long-running strike that is a protest against conditions at a new prison unit, bringing the number to 13 2007 Apr.2   Top court rejects Guantanamo test  The US Supreme Court will not decide whether detainees have the right to challenge their detention in US federal courts 2007 Mar.30   Hicks to serve nine months' jail  Australian detainee will be sent home to serve in prison after being sentenced by a military judge at the facility 2007 Mar.26     Australian admits terror charge  Prisoner David Hicks pleaded guilty before a U.S. military tribunal to a charge of providing material support to terrorists
 The 31-year-old Muslim convert was accused of attending al-Qaeda camps
2007 Mar.14     Mohammed says responsible for 9/11   Top al Qaeda suspect Khalid Sheikh Mohammed has claimed he organized the 9/11 attacks and other major attacks
 In the transcript: he was responsible for the Richard Reid shoe bomber attempt, the Bali nightclub bombing in Indonesia, the 1993 World Trade Center attack. He did express remorse for the death of children in the 9/11 attacks.
2007 Mar.9   Guantanamo to hold key hearings  The alleged mastermind of the 9/11 attacks and 13 other terror suspects are set to face hearings 2007 Jan.11   Peace activists target Guantanamo  Anti-war activists have demonstrated near to the prison in Cuba to demand its closure

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2006 Oct.13   Abuse boasts probed  The Pentagon has ordered an inquiry into alleged abuses after reports that guards boasted of beating detainees 2006 Oct.12   Sources: Red Cross visits top detainees  For the first time, the Red Cross met with 14 suspected al Qaeda operatives held at the U.S. prison 2006 Jul.8   Gitmo inmates had help with suicides  An investigation into 3 suicides has found that other detainees may have helped the men hang themselves 2006 Jun.29     Guantanamo tribunals 'illegal'  The US Supreme Court: the administration does not have the authority to try suspects by military tribunal 2006 Jun.21   Bush: The US 'wants to end Guantanamo'  US President would like to send many detainees back to their home countries 2006 Jun.11   Dead detainee 'was to be freed'  US lawyer: One of the three men who committed suicide was due to be released, but did not know it     Suicides spur criticism
  The suicides of 3 inmates at the prison camp spurred renewed calls for changes at the facility
2006 Jun.7   Attorney: clash about Qurans  A detainee who participated in a clash said it was sparked when guards tried to search prisoners' Qurans 2006 May.19   U.S. military: suicide attempt a ruse  A prisoner staged a fake suicide attempt to draw troops into a room where they were attacked by other prisoners 2006 May.10   UK told US won't shut Guantanamo  The US has rejected the UK calls for closing down the prison camp for terror suspect 2006 Apr.19     List of detainee names released  The U.S. government released the most extensive accounting yet of the hundreds of people held there 2006 Mar.9   Doctors attack US over Guantanamo  More than 250 medical experts have signed a letter condemning the US for force-feeding on hunger strike 2006 Mar.3   Pentagon releases Gitmo prisoners' names  After 4 years of secrecy, the Pentagon handed over documents that contain the names of detainees 2006 Feb.16   Annan backs UN Guantanamo demand  The Secretary General has said the U.S. must shut down the prison camp 'as soon as is possible'   U.N. report: Close Guantanamo  UN: The U.S. government should release all suspected terrorists it's holding at Guantanamo or try them 2006 Feb.13   U.N. draft: Acts 'amounting to torture'  An investigation has concluded that the U.S. committed acts amounting to torture at Guantanamo Bay

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2005 Sep.1   Hunger strike staged  The prisoners are believed to be demanding an immediate trial or release 2005 Jul.21   Detainees refuse food  52 detainees at the US prison camp are staging a hunger strike in protest at their detention and treatment 2005 Jun.26   Conditions 'better' at Guantanamo  Members of the US Congress who toured the prison have said that conditions there are improving 2005 Jun.5   Amnesty International alleges secret jails  Rights group leader alleged that the Guantanamo Bay camp is part of a worldwide network of U.S. jails 2005 Jun.3     Detainees, not soldiers, flushed Quran
  A U.S. military investigation at the Guantanamo has determined that detainees attempted to flush the Quran 2005 May.25   FBI records detail Koran claims  An inmate at the Guantanamo Bay prison camp accused US guards of flushing a Koran down the toilet back in 2002 2005 May.12   U.S.: No signs yet of Quran abuse  An investigation has so far turned up no evidence of interrogators at Guantanamo desecrating the Muslim holy book 2005 Jan.31   Judge: Gitmo challenges can proceed  A federal judge ruled that non-U.S. fighters in the naval base can go to U.S. courts and protest their detention 2005 Jan.13   Human Rights Watch criticizes U.S.  The torture of detainees at Iraq's prison and the treatment of those held in Guantanamo, dealt a blow to the U.S. credibility 2005 Jan.11   5 Gitmo detainees to be freed  U.S. will release 4 remaining Britons and an Australian from Guantanamo Bay

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2004 Aug.23   Guantanamo hearings set to begin  Military court proceedings for 4 detainees from the war in Afghanistan are starting at the US naval base 2004 Aug.5   Gitmo detainees plead their case  2 Afghan prisoners pleaded for their freedom before U.S. military tribunals 2004 Jul.7   Panels to review Gitmo detentions  Review panels will decide on a case-by-case basis whether detainees are being held legally 2004 Mar.15   Two dozen freed from Guantanamo  The Pentagon has released 23 Afghans and 3 Pakistani prisoners being held at the U.S. military base 2004 Mar.10   UK releases all Gitmo returnees  The 4 British detainees were placed in UK custody after returning from the U.S. Base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba 2004 Mar.8   5 Britons returning from Guantanamo  They have been held in Cuba for two years. US concluded they presented a low risk 2004 Feb.24   First Guantanamo inmates charged  2 men, alleged to have been al-Qaeda members, have been charged with conspiracy to commit war crimes 2004 Feb.13   Guantanamo inmates get new rights  Defence Secretary Rumsfeld: Prisoners are now to have their detentions reviewed once a year by 3-member panels

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2003 Sep.30   Guantanamo translator held  Immigration officials found Ahmed Melhalba carrying CD-ROMs and paper documents allegedly related to the detainees 2003 Sep.24     Guantanamo Bay spy probe expanded
  Following the arrests of 2 servicemen suspected of spying, at least 2 other are being closely watched in an investigation 2003 Sep.20   Guantanamo chaplain arrested  Captain Yousef Yee, a muslim US Army chaplain, has been detained by military investigators 2003 Apr.23   Teens among detainees at Guantanamo  3 of the 660 detainees are teenagers. The range in age from 13 to 15

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2002 Apr.29   X-Ray inmates moved to new cells  The US has transferred 300 terror suspects from makeshift cells at Guantanamo Bay to a permanent, walled facility 2002 Feb.28   Camp X-Ray inmates win concessions  The US to ease conditions slightly at the Guantanamo detention centre after two-thirds of its inmates went on hunger strike 2002 Jan.23   US halts transfers to Guantanamo camp  To allow detention facilities to be added and upgraded 2002 Jan.11     Afghan captives start detention
  The first group of 20 prisoners are now in a detention camp at a military base at Guantanamo


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2001 Dec.27   Base to house Afghan prisoners  Taleban and al-Qaeda prisoners to transfer to the Guantanamo Bay naval base