Guantanamo Bay detention camp/Related Articles
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- See also changes related to Guantanamo Bay detention camp, or pages that link to Guantanamo Bay detention camp or to this page or whose text .
- Extrajudicial detention, U.S., George W. Bush Administration : Policies and practices relevant to detention in intelligence and military facilities, the latter when no prisoner of war status was granted
- Intelligence interrogation, U.S., George W. Bush Administration : The policies and practices authorized for interrogation of suspected terrorists by the United States Department of Defense and the United States intelligence community during the George W. Bush Administration
- War on terror : A major policy of the George W. Bush Administration, defining global terrorism, as opposed to nation-states as in the Cold War, as the focal point of national security policy
- Military law : Statutes, codes, and common traditions relating to and executed by military courts for the discipline, trial, and punishment of military personnel.
- Naval Base Guantanamo Bay : Add brief definition or description
- Combatant Status Review Tribunal : An administrative hearing, held between 2004 and 2005, to determine if an individual under U.S. extrajudicial detention was an enemy combatant or entitled to prisoner of war status
- Administrative Review Board : Add brief definition or description
- Binyam Ahmed Mohammad : an Ethiopian who was held in secret CIA custody, and later faced charges before a Guantanamo military commission.
- Ahcene Zemiri : An Algerian citizen held in extrajudicial detention at the Guantanamo Bay detention camp
- Algerian Six : The "Algerian Six" were six Bosnian citizens, originally from Algeria, who were sent to the Guantanamo Bay detention camp
- Imad Kanouni : A French citizen, held in Guantanamo, transferred to France, where he stood trial and was acquitted.
- Uighur captives in Guantanamo : Add brief definition or description
- Menad Benchellali : Menad Benchellali is a citizen of France who was convicted of terrorism related offenses.
- Mourad Benchellali : Mourad Benchellali is a citizen of France who was convicted of terrorism related offences upon his return to France.
Personnel who served there
- Stephen Abraham : Partner, Fink & Abraham LLP; lieutenant colonel, Military Intelligence, U.S. Army, retired; (Ret); Liberty and Security Committee, Constitution Project; filed affidavit that the Combatant Status Review Tribunal was unfair
- Rick Baccus : Add brief definition or description
- Heather Cerveny : A paralegal in the United States Marine Corps, who submitted an affidavit describing abuse of prisoners at Guantanamo Bay detention camp.
- Michael Dunlavey : Major general, United States Army who commanded Joint Task Force 170, initially responsible for interrogation at Guantanamo Bay detention camp, who requested and received permission to use non-standard interrogation techniques on "resistant" prisoners
- Matthew Diaz : A US Navy lawyer who was convicted of leaking an official list of Guantanamo captives names.
- Jay Hood : Add brief definition or description
- Michael Lenhart : U.S. Marine Corps officer, a brigadier general at the time, who set up the initial Guantanamo Bay detention camp
- Geoffrey Miller : Major general in the United States Army, who was the first unified (i.e., military police and intelligence interrogation) task force commander at Guantanamo Bay detention camp, and transferred to Iraq to set up the U.S. prison system there
Other commenters and critics
- Benjamin G. Davis : American law professor (University of Toledo College of Law); public critic of Guantanamo detention camp.
- Kristine A. Huskey : Add brief definition or description
- Habeas corpus : In common law, any of several types of writs requiring a person to be brought before a judge or court; esp. one designed to secure a person's release from unlawful detention.
- Detainee Treatment Act : A 2005 Congressional act specifying explicit standards for prisoners in the custody of the U.S. military
- Military Commissions Act of 2006 : U.S. law authorizing the President or Secretary of Defense to create tribunals for determining the prisoner of war status of persons captured as non-national combatants, and to try them, outside the regular judicial system, for war crimes