Detainees at the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma, Wash., gather for a Sikh prayer service.
July 27, 2015 In-house chaplains have helped detainees cope with daily frustration, even reducing violence in detention centers. But meeting the spiritual needs of people from all over the world is a challenge.
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April 22, 2013 The U.S. military announced Sunday that 84 of the 166 prisoners at the camp are on hunger strike; 16 of them are being force fed through tubes.
April 17, 2013 The number now stands at 52, the U.S. military says. The news comes just days after guards raided a section of the facility to move prisoners to single cells from their communal holding area because the detainees had covered security cameras.
September 6, 2012 Almost 28 percent of the detainees transferred out of the U.S.-run detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, have either returned to terrorism or are suspected of having done so, the Director of National Intelligence says.
June 13, 2011 A grand jury in Virginia is hearing secret testimony in the two-year-old inquiry into the alleged mistreatment of detainees in Iraq and Afghanistan.
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