Search results for ‘Guantanamo’

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  • 5 May 2012

    Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and four others who say they planned the 9/11 attacks on New York and Washington appear in a military court charged with murdering 2,976 people.

  • 11 Jan 2012

    Amnesty International calls on the US government to end indefinite detentions in Guantanamo, as the prison reaches its 10th anniversary.

  • 10 Sep 2011

    Cleared for release in 2007, British resident Shaker Aamer is on hunger strike as lawyers say he was routinely beaten on days his legal team was due to meet him.

  • 9 May 2011

    A lawyer acting for victims of US drone strikes in Pakistan is preparing fresh legal action against the CIA and tells Channel 4 News Osama bin Laden’s death strengthens the case against the attacks.

  • 25 Apr 2011

    Al-Qaeda will launch a “nuclear hellstorm” on the west if Osama bin Laden is captured, according to Wikileaks files detailing the interrogation of Guantanamo Bay detainees.

  • 8 Mar 2011

    President Obama announces the resumption of military trials at Guantanamo Bay. Sarah Smith says he’s effectively admitting that he cannot carry through plans to close the camp.

  • 11 Jan 2011

    The legal team behind WikiLeaks editor Julian Assange say they fear he could end up at Guantanamo Bay if he is extradited to Sweden to answer sexual assault allegations.

  • 18 Nov 2010

    The first Guantanamo detainee to be tried in an American civilian court has been acquitted on all but one of hundreds of terrorism charges.

  • 16 Nov 2010

    The Government is set to pay out millions of pounds in compensation to former Guantanamo Bay detainees, following allegations the security services colluded in their torture abroad.

  • 16 Nov 2010

    The ex-Guantanamo Bay detainees who will receive millions of pounds in a settlement with the Government will set aside a portion for the last Briton still in the US prison, Channel 4 News understands.

  • 30 Jun 2009

    Obama came to power promising to close Guantanamo Bay. In June 2009, Channel 4 News talked to his top security official about the threat of al-Qaida and the controversial detention camp.

  • 23 Feb 2009

    Guantanamo mirrors the US prison system

    A seminar in central London for law students from 10 countries across the world, including Britain and the United States, will discuss the issue of torture within the context of domestic law. The lecture will be jointly delivered by Professor James Forman, professor of law at Georgetown university, Washington DC, and Helena Kennedy QC (currently…

  • 19 Jan 2009

    Guantanamo down to 60 'within weeks'

    So I was out late last night here in Washington. Two parties a night for two nights have taken their toll, but not without reward. At the British embassy bash I run into Obama’s new attorney general, Eric Holder. Tall, aquiline, confident – and extremely personable. We talk Guantanamo, inevitably. He thinks they will be…

  • 23 Feb 2017

    Ministers have said former Guantanamo Bay detainees could lose financial settlements paid to them if they have breached legal agreements with the Government. With us now to discuss this is Baroness Pauline Neville-Jones, former Security minister in the coalition government, Chris Phillips, once head of national counter-terrorism security for the police and Anna Turley, the…

  • 23 Feb 2017

    Ministers have said former Guantanamo Bay detainees could lose the financial settlements paid to them if they have breached legal agreements with the Government. It’s a move designed to curb criticism over the payment made to the British suicide bomber Jamal al Harith. Tonight his wife Shukee Begum tells us what he may have done…