The prison came to symbolise the excesses of the US's "war on terror" because of harsh interrogation methods that critics have said amounted to torture.
American authorities had accused the Saudi citizen of making bombs for Al Qaeda terrorists involved in the 9/11 attacks and detained him at Guantanamo for two decades without trial.
US announces release of Ghassan al Sharbi, who was seized from Pakistan in March 2002 as suspect of 9/11 attacks but never charged.
Abdul Rabbani and Mohammed Rabbani were incarcerated for twenty years at the notorious facility for allegedly aiding prominent al Qaeda leaders.
Before being transferred to the US military base in Cuba, Majid Khan was tortured by the CIA and claims he feels "reborn."
Saifullah Paracha, a Karachi-based businessman, was first picked up in Thailand in July 2003 and taken to the US military base at Bagram, Afghanistan, before being transferred in 2004 to the camp.
Arrested in 2001 in Mauritania, he was then successively imprisoned in Jordan and Afghanistan, before arriving at Guantanamo in 2002, in what he called in his book a world tour of torture and humiliation.
US Department of Defence finds that Sufiyan Barhoumi is no longer a threat to US national security after being held in prison for two decades.
Five defendants of September 11 attacks, held at US prison in Cuba's Guantanamo Bay, are in talks "over proposed dispositions of the case," their lawyers say; and separately, US invites UN to visit the controversial naval prison.
It is vital that the world understands the catalogue of injustices and deception that the Austrian state used — and continues to use — to pressure Muslims.
Majid Khan told jurors how he was subjected to days of painful abuse in the clandestine CIA facilities known as “black sites,” as interrogators pressed him for information.
CIA's torture of Al Qaeda suspect Abu Zubaydah at "black site" in Poland two decades ago comes up before US Supreme Court, in a case challenging government's desire to keep his torture secret.
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