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Yemeni Detainees Guantanamo

75 Guantanamo Prisoners Cleared for Release; 31 Could Leave Today

Andy Worthington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Worthington

If the rationale for not releasing the Yemenis from Guantánamo was extended to the U.S. prison system, no prisoner would ever be released at the end of their sentence, because prison "might have radicalized" them.

Yemen: Mohammed Abdu Saleh al-Haudali, Al Qaeda's 'Most Dangerous', Arrested

cnn.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

(CNN) -- A man described as "one of al Qaeda's most dangerous members" was arrested in Yemen, the Yemeni military, an embassy official and state-run n...

Graham, McCain, Lieberman Demand Halt Of Gitmo Detainee Transfer -- A Week Late

The Washington Independent | Daphne Eviatar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sens. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), John McCain (R-Ariz.) and Joe Lieberman (I-Conn.) sent a letter to President Obama today asking him to halt the transfe...

No Escape From Guantanamo: The Latest Habeas Rulings

Andy Worthington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Worthington

Rulings made by District Court judges in the habeas corpus appeals of prisoners held at Guantánamo seemed to confirm that the courts were uniquely placed to deliver justice to the prisoners.

Yemen A 'Terrorist Shangri-La': WSJ

Wall Street Journal | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

In recent months, Osama bin Laden's ancestral homeland of Yemen has come into its own as al Qaeda's safe haven on the Arabian peninsula. Now a U.S. co...

Guantanamo: A Prison Built On Lies

Andy Worthington | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Andy Worthington

It is difficult to see how much of the "evidence" against the Gitmo prisoners can be anything other than a tissue of lies extracted through torture, coercion, bribery and exploitation.

Yemeni Guantanamo Detainee Ordered Released By US Judge

AP | NEDRA PICKLER and DEVLIN BARRETT | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON — A federal judge on Tuesday ordered the United States to release a prisoner from the Guantanamo detention center who said he fears f...

Yemeni Detainees Pose Biggest Obstacle to Closing Guantanamo (AUDIO)

Human Rights Watch | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Human Rights Watch

"No one will hire me because I was at Guantanamo... There is a girl I am interested in, but I can't ask her father for her hand because I don't have bride money or a way to support her," says a former detainee.