May 17, 2014 — District Judge Gladys Kessler also ordered the government to keep all videotapes that show the force-feeding of Jihad Dhiab, and she called on the Obama administration to act further.
Mar 11, 2014 — Jon Eisenburg is asking a federal court to slow the pace of the force-feedings. The amount of liquid food given to the detainees causes intense pain, the lawyer says.
Feb 25, 2014 — Moazzam Begg was held by the U.S. for three years before being released from Guantanamo in 2005. He was never charged with anything. Now, British authorities are questioning him about trips to Syria.
Dec 16, 2013 — The move marked a small move toward President Obama's stated interest in closing the prison. The two Saudi men released were never charged with a crime, but the U.S. said they were suspected al-Qaida members.
Dec 13, 2013 — Also: The Dictionary of American Regional English goes digital; Alice Gregory on the literature of anorexia; the censorship policies at Guantánamo Bay.
Aug 23, 2013 — Also: Harrison Ford was Joan Didion's carpenter; Aziz Ansari has a book deal.
Aug 22, 2013 — Weeks after detainees at Guantanamo Bay were said to be voracious readers of Fifty Shades of Grey, an attorney says his client was given a copy by guards at the prison and had never heard of it before.
Jul 11, 2013 — Doctors say a viral video demonstrating force-feeding helps expose the unethical treatment of Guantanamo detainees subjected to the procedure. Force-feeding is wrong, doctors say, because prisoners of sound mind have a right to refuse medical intervention, including nourishment.
Jun 16, 2013 — Clifford Sloan will reopen the Office of Guantanamo Closure. He has served in senior positions in both Democratic and Republican administrations.
May 23, 2013 — The president said the death of Osama bin Laden and most of his top lieutenants, and the fact that there have been no large-scale terrorist attacks on the U.S. homeland, meant that a new policy was in order — one that concentrates on capturing, rather than killing terrorist suspects.