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The Defense Department announces that 27 detainees from Guantanamo have been repatriated to their countries of origin. Ten new detainees arrive at Guantanamo, bringing the total number, according to the Defense Department, “to approximately 660.” [US Department of Defense, 7/18/2003]

Timeline Tags: Torture of US Captives

The Pentagon reports that, to date, 87 detainees have been released from Guantanamo and four have been transferred to the Saudi Arabian government for continued detention. [US Department of Defense, 1/29/2004]

Timeline Tags: Torture of US Captives

The Pentagon announces the transfer of 35 prisoners from Guantanamo to Pakistan, 29 of whom will remain in detention under the control of the Pakistani government. The remaining six will be released. The total number of detainees at Guantanamo is now “approximately 550.” [US Department of Defense, 9/18/2004]

Timeline Tags: Torture of US Captives

The Pentagon announces that 11 detainees have been transferred from Guantanamo to Afghanistan, [US Department of Defense, 9/22/2004] while 11 detainees have been brought from Afghanistan to Guantanamo. The total number of inmates at Guantanamo is reported to be 549. [US Department of Defense, 9/22/2004]

Timeline Tags: Torture of US Captives, War in Afghanistan

Pentagon officials announce that the number of detainees at the Guantanamo prison has been reduced to about 355. Eighty of these have been cleared for release or transfer. Fourteen are deemed “high value” detainees. The US has been working to reduce the population at Guantanamo as it considers closing the prison. [Washington Post, 8/10/2007]

Timeline Tags: Torture of US Captives


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