Arrests after Lebanon guards shown beating prisoners

Lebanon`s Justice Minister Ashraf Rifi pledged a full investigation and announced two arrests on Sunday after video emerged showing guards beating detainees at the country`s largest and most infamous prison.

Jun 21, 2015, 21:05 PM IST

Libya militia frees all detained Tunisians: Ministry

Dozens of Tunisians held in Libya by a militia forming part of an alliance ruling Tripoli have been freed, Tunisia`s foreign ministry announced Saturday.

May 30, 2015, 22:11 PM IST
'Dozens of detainees to be moved from Gitmo'; can Obama get it closed in his tenure?

'Dozens of detainees to be moved from Gitmo'; can Obama get it closed in his tenure?

Determined to thin down the number of detainees at the ill-famed Guantanamo detention centre in Cuba, the Obama administration will in coming months, transfer dozens of inmates, the CNN reported.

Dec 27, 2014, 06:12 AM IST

'Info gained by interrogating detainees aided Laden finding'

Information gained through interrogation of detainees resulted in the finding of Osama bin Laden, the CIA said after an explosive US Senate report today alleged the spy agency's torturing did not yield any substantial information.

Dec 10, 2014, 01:55 AM IST

Six Guantanamo detainees resettled in Uruguay

Six men detained at Guantanamo for more than a decade have been resettled in Uruguay, as US President Barack Obama attempts to fulfill his long-delayed promise to close the US military prison.

Dec 08, 2014, 01:59 AM IST

71 prisoners killed in attack in Iraq

At least 71 prisoners were killed Monday when militants attacked a bus convoy transferring them to another jail in Iraq`s Babil province, a police source said.

Jun 23, 2014, 14:40 PM IST

Palestinians seek action against Israel over detainees

A senior Palestinian official has called for international action against Israel over the detention without charge of more than 100 Palestinians who have been on a long-term hunger strike.

Jun 11, 2014, 17:04 PM IST

Freeing of five Gitmo prisoners brings `great happiness`: Taliban

The release of five Afghan detainees from Guantanamo in exchange for that of American soldier Bowe Bergdahl, held for five years by the Taliban, was welcomed with "great happiness" by the militants Sunday.

Jun 01, 2014, 02:22 AM IST

Pakistan SC directs govt to produce detainees in 7 days

Ordering the government to produce 35 "missing persons" before it in seven days, Pakistan`s Supreme Court on Tuesday declared as illegal the secret detention of any individual by the Army.

Dec 10, 2013, 19:31 PM IST

Guantanamo detainees crazy b******ds: US Senator

Senior United States Senator Lindsey Graham has said Guantanamo Bay is full of “crazy b*****ds” who should not be brought to America.

Dec 01, 2012, 11:40 AM IST

Egypt Army pardons 1,959 detainees, activist

The pardon comes just four days before the first anniversary of the 18-day Egyptian uprising which began on January 25.

Jan 22, 2012, 14:18 PM IST

Former Gitmo detainee calls 9/11 `disgusting`

The first Gitmo detainee to plead guilty to a terrorism said the 9/11 attacks were disgusting.

Aug 30, 2011, 23:10 PM IST

UK seeks to question Guantanamo detainees: Report

The US State Department did not immediately respond to an inquiry on the subject.

Jul 30, 2011, 15:55 PM IST

Guantanamo detainees may get family visits: Report

The ICRC monitors conditions at the military prison at Guantanamo Bay.

May 12, 2011, 13:34 PM IST

`35 detainees at Guantanamo were trained in London`

The Finsbury Park Mosque in London has been said as "haven" for extremists.

Apr 27, 2011, 00:02 AM IST

Documents reveal new info on Gitmo detainees

US has criticized media organizations for publishing `sensitive information`.

Apr 25, 2011, 23:38 PM IST

Belarus releases detainees as EU readies sanctions

The seven detainees were arrested in December during mass street protests.

Jan 30, 2011, 08:17 AM IST

Iraqi detainees denied legal rights: Report

Violence has dropped dramatically across Iraq since its peak in 2006, 2007.

Jan 24, 2011, 16:00 PM IST

Guantanamo detainees take fight to Supreme Court

Condemned by the lower house
of the US Congress to remain in Guantanamo Bay indefinitely,
"War on Terror" detainees are taking their cases to the Supreme Court, hoping it can break them out.

Dec 14, 2010, 12:30 PM IST

Delhi rape: 4 detainees questioned, progress in identifying vehicle

Investigators questioned four
persons detained in connection with the gang rape of a
30-year-old call-centre employee for another day on Tuesday even as
they claimed to have achieved some success.

Nov 30, 2010, 18:48 PM IST