More Guantanamo detainees have joined a growing hunger strike at the reviled US military prison, with nearly a third of the 166 war-on-terror suspects participating.
Rights activists across the United States held a series of protests on Thursday demanding the closure of Guantanamo Bay as a hunger-strike at the jail entered a third month.
His body ravaged and weakened by a 50-day hunger strike staged in protest at alleged mistreatment of Korans at Guantanamo jail, Abd al-Malik Abd al-Wahab has a message for his loved ones.
Lawyers for detainees at Guantanamo prison called for the US to show concrete steps towards closing the facility on Tuesday, citing a "humanitarian crisis" at the controversial jail.
Detainees at the Guantanamo Bay prison camp have launched a hunger strike to protest interference with their personal effects, including Korans.
Guantanamo's top security official said Wednesday that intelligence agents had bugged rooms where the accused 9/11 plotters meet with their lawyers, despite a ban on eavesdropping.
Self-declared 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and his four alleged co-conspirators skipped the last day of a week of pre-trial hearings Friday at Guantanamo Bay.
Long-delayed efforts to try self-proclaimed 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and four Al-Qaeda co-defendants finally got under way Monday with a pre-trial hearing at Guantanamo.