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CSIS, RCMP interviewed Mauritanian man at Guantanamo, feds say in denying wrongdoing

North Shore News 20 Mar 2023
OTTAWA — The federal government acknowledges in a new court filing that the Canadian Security Intelligence Service and the RCMP interviewed a Mauritanian man at a Guantanamo Bay prison in 2003 ... Slahi, whose story became a bestselling memoir and Hollywood film, was released from Guantanamo in 2016 and now lives in the Netherlands.

Former Guantanamo prisoner: Ron DeSantis watched me being tortured

Democratic Underground 17 Mar 2023
A former detainee of the Guantanamo Bay prison camp has claimed that Florida governor and 2024 presidential contender Ron DeSantis witnessed him being tortured during the time he was stationed there.

DeSantis watched me being tortured, former Guantanamo prisoner says

The Independent 17 Mar 2023
Former Gyantanamo prisoner. Ron DeSantis watched me being tortured .

Former Guantanamo detainee says Ron DeSantis watched him being tortured: report

Raw Story 17 Mar 2023
A Yemeni citizen who was held for 14 years at the Guantanamo Bay prison camp in Cuba has told The Independent that Florida Gov ... Adayfi's claims have not been independently verified ... DeSantis is likely to face questions about this time in his career and what impact — if any — witnessing the treatment of Guantanamo detainees has had on his politics." ... .

The Global Vigils for the Closure of Guantánamo on International Women’s Day

Scheerpost 12 Mar 2023
Campaigners at the global vigils for the closure of Guantánamo on March 8, 2023. Clockwise from top left. London, Washington, D.C., New York and Mexico City. By Andy Worthington / AndyWorthington.Co.Uk ... It was a day of extremes ... it was warm, and in Mexico City, apparently, it was almost unbearably hot ... Support our Independent Journalism — Donate Today! ... .

After 21 years, US releases Saudi engineer from Guantanamo military prison

The Siasat Daily 11 Mar 2023
The United States authorities released a Saudi Arabian engineer who was imprisoned for 21 years at Guantanamo Bay military prison, the Department of Defence announced ... Guantanamo Bay’s oldest prisoner Saifullah Paracha released after almost 20 years ... Guantanamo Bay ... The Guantanamo ...

For all of us detained at Guantánamo, making art was a lifeline. Why won’t Joe ...

The Guardian 11 Mar 2023
Art freed our minds and helped us survive ... Prisoners will be able to take “a practicable quantity of their art” if they are transferred out of the prison ... In Guantánamo, from the very beginning, we made art ... ....

Al Qaeda suspect transferred from Guantanamo to Saudi Arabia

The Washington Times 09 Mar 2023
U.S. military officials said Wednesday they had returned a suspected al-Qaida operative long held at the military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, to his home country, Saudi Arabia ... .

Guantanamo: US repatriates Saudi detainee after 21 years

Deutsche Welle 09 Mar 2023
Ghassan al Sharbi, a Saudi engineer, was detained in Faisalabad, Pakistan over two decades ago. He was a suspect in the September 11, 2001 al-Qaida attacks but never charged ... .

US releases Saudi Guantanamo detainee Ghassan Al Sharbi after 21 years

News24 09 Mar 2023
The United States announced the release from the Guantanamo military prison of a Saudi engineer seized over two decades ago as a suspect in the 11 September 2001 al-Qaeda attacks but never charged ... .

Saudi engineer released from Guantanamo prison camp after 21 yrs

TheNewsHOOK 09 Mar 2023
Saudi engineer released from Guantanamo prison camp after 21 yrs ....

US Transfers Alleged Al-Qaeda Suspect From Guantanamo Bay to Saudi Arabia

The Epoch Times 09 Mar 2023
The United States has released and transferred an alleged al-Qaeda bomb maker from the Guantanamo Bay detention facility in Cuba to Saudi Arabia, ...

US releases Saudi Guantanamo Bay detainee after 21 years

The National 09 Mar 2023
Ghassan Al Sharbi, 48, was returned to Saudi Arabia from Guantanamo in the latest transfer of prisoners ....

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