New DoD Report Details Nightmare Leading to Gitmo Detainee’s Death

By: Saturday June 29, 2013 6:30 pm

In response to a December 15, 2012 Freedom of Information request I filed with the Department of Defense, U.S. Southern Command released an official Army Regulation 15-6 investigation into the “facts and circumstances” surrounding the September 8, 2012 death of Guantanamo detainee Adnan Farhan Abd Latif.

The tenor of the report is captured in the fact that after the report’s first page, Latif is almost never referred to by name but only as a number: ISN156.

 

Gitmo Detainee’s Body Returned to Yemen, New Details on His Death Revealed

By: Sunday December 16, 2012 8:35 am

U.S. Southern Command (SOUTHCOM) reported that the body of Allal Ab-Aljallil Abd al-Rahman Abd (aka Adnan Farhan Abdul Latif) was repatriated to Yemen. The SOUTHCOM statement did not indicate the date or time the body was returned, nor who received the remains.

Veil of Secrecy Partially Lifted as US Discloses Names of Guantanamo Prisoners Cleared for Transfer

By: Friday September 21, 2012 6:00 pm

The United States government has disclosed the names of fifty-five of the eighty-six prisoners cleared for transfer from Guantanamo Bay prison. All of the names made public were of prisoners President Barack Obama’s interagency Guantanamo Bay Review Task Force approved for release from the prison. Previously, the US government had maintained the names of prisoners cleared could not be made public because it would get in the way of diplomatic efforts to repatriate or resettle prisoners in their home country or other countries.

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