Tag Archives: Guantanamo Bay

Donald Trump signs executive order to keep Guantánamo Bay open

Donald Trump has signed an executive order to keep the Guantánamo Bay prison camp open, reversing the policy of the Obama administration. In his State of the Union address on Tuesday night, Trump said he had directed the defence secretary, James Mattis, “to reexamine our military detention policy and to keep open the detention facilities at Guantánamo Bay”. He added ...

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Return GITMO 2 now – Antwi Danso to gov’t

An International relations analyst, Dr. Vladimir Antwi Danso, wants government to take immediate steps to return the two former Guantanamo Bay detainees who are being hosted in Ghana back to where ever they came from. “They were given two years to stay in Ghana, and the two years have elapsed, what next. And for me they have to leave the ...

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My client being used as ‘political football’ – ex Gitmo detainee’s lawyer

A legal representative of  Mahmud Umar Muhammad Bin Atef, one of the ex-Guantanamo Bay detainees transferred to Ghana, believes the change in government in both Ghana and the US, may have seen his client being used as a political tool. Speaking exclusively to Citi News’ Umaru Sanda Amadu, the lawyer, George Clark, said the transfer of power, “certainly doesn’t help, ...

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Ex Gitmo detainee Bin Atef marries in Ghana

It has emerged that one of the two ex-Guantanamo Bay detainees being hosted by Ghana, has gotten married during his short stay in the country. Bin Atef’s wife, Haia, is a Yemeni national, and they have been married for about two and a half months. The marriage is said to have been contracted after the erstwhile John Mahama administration accepted ...

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