The government will pay prisoner Omar Khadr – once one of the youngest inmates at the US prison – $7.7 million for abuse he faced in detention and for evidence obtained under "oppressive circumstances".
45 detainees remain in the US detention camp in Cuba after the latest transfer. Four Yemenis were sent from the prison to Saudi Arabia earlier in January.
The Senate Armed Services Committee announced it included a provision that would allow Guantanamo Bay detainees to enter federal guilty pleas through teleconference in the 2017 fiscal year bill.
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