Camp Iguana

Camp Iguana (Guantanamo Bay)
Camp Iguana is a small compound in the detention camp complex on the US Naval base at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba.wikipedia
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Guantanamo Bay detention camp

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Camp Iguana is a small compound in the detention camp complex on the US Naval base at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba.
Detention areas consisted of Camp Delta including Camp Echo, Camp Iguana, and Camp X-Ray, which is now closed.

No longer enemy combatant

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In 2005 Camp Iguana was re-opened to hold some of the 38 detainees classified in Combatant Status Review Tribunals as "no longer enemy combatants."
Ten of the detainees who had been determined not to have been enemy combatants were allowed to move to the more comfortable Camp Iguana.

Uyghur detainees at Guantanamo Bay

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On 5 May 2006 five Uighurs, who had been held in Camp Iguana, were transported to a refugee center in Albania prior to a review of their writs of habeas corpus. This was scheduled for the Monday after the weekend.
Five Uyghurs were among the 38 detainees determined not to have been enemy combatants, and were transferred from the main detention camp to Camp Iguana.

Camp Delta (Guantanamo Bay)

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Others who were declassified as enemy combatants, including Sami Al Laithi, continued to be detained in Camp Delta.
It is composed of detention camps 1 through 6, Camp Platinum, Camp Iguana, the Guantanamo psychiatric ward, Camp Echo and Camp No.

Abu Bakker Qassim

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In a telephone interview, Abu Baker Qassim, one of the Uighurs sent to Albania, said Camp Iguana had held nine innocent men before their departure.
After being classified as "no longer enemy combatant" by the Combatant Status Review Tribunal he continued to be held in Cuba, in Camp Iguana until he was released and transferred to Albania.

Sami Abdul Aziz Salim Allaithy

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Others who were declassified as enemy combatants, including Sami Al Laithi, continued to be detained in Camp Delta.
Al Lathi remained in solitary confinement, after he had been determined to have been an innocent bystander, unlike the detainees who had been determined to have been Chinese dissidents, who were housed in the more amenable Camp Iguana.

Mohamed Jawad

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In May 2009 Afghan human rights workers challenged the American bone-scan estimate for the age of Mohammed Jawad, a former detainee.
Carol Rosenberg, writing in the Miami Herald, reported on July 28, 2009 that Jawad has been transferred to Camp Iguana at Guantanamo.

Muhammad Ismail Agha

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He was then transferred on February 7, 2003, to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.[[#Notes| [c] ]] He was put with two other teenagers, Naqibullah and Asadullah, in Camp Iguana, the section of Guantanamo built for juveniles.

United States Navy

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Camp Iguana is a small compound in the detention camp complex on the US Naval base at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba.

Guantánamo Bay

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Camp Iguana is a small compound in the detention camp complex on the US Naval base at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba.

United States district court

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When the Department of Defense was forced in 2005 by US District Court Judge Jed Rakoff's court order to release the identities of all the detainees, DOD acknowledged it had detained up to twenty minors (under the age of 18, the international coming of age) in the adult portion of the prison.

Jed S. Rakoff

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When the Department of Defense was forced in 2005 by US District Court Judge Jed Rakoff's court order to release the identities of all the detainees, DOD acknowledged it had detained up to twenty minors (under the age of 18, the international coming of age) in the adult portion of the prison.

Court order

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When the Department of Defense was forced in 2005 by US District Court Judge Jed Rakoff's court order to release the identities of all the detainees, DOD acknowledged it had detained up to twenty minors (under the age of 18, the international coming of age) in the adult portion of the prison.

Uyghurs

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These included several Uyghurs, who could not return to China because of the high risk of persecution there.

Elaine Chao

Elaine Chao the U.S. Secretary of Labor has spoken about the responsibility to give child soldiers special treatment, to provide help for them to re-integrate into society.

United States Secretary of Labor

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Elaine Chao the U.S. Secretary of Labor has spoken about the responsibility to give child soldiers special treatment, to provide help for them to re-integrate into society.

Children in the military

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Elaine Chao the U.S. Secretary of Labor has spoken about the responsibility to give child soldiers special treatment, to provide help for them to re-integrate into society.

Geneva Conventions

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If the Americans had applied the Geneva Conventions at the battlefield, its forces would have reviewed detainees more closely in Afghanistan and other areas of capture.

Battle

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If the Americans had applied the Geneva Conventions at the battlefield, its forces would have reviewed detainees more closely in Afghanistan and other areas of capture.

War

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The Geneva Conventions entitle persons captured during warfare to a "prompt, open tribunal" for a fair determination of their status—whether they should be considered civilians, POWs, or enemy combatants.

Civilian

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The Geneva Conventions entitle persons captured during warfare to a "prompt, open tribunal" for a fair determination of their status—whether they should be considered civilians, POWs, or enemy combatants.

Prisoner of war

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The Geneva Conventions entitle persons captured during warfare to a "prompt, open tribunal" for a fair determination of their status—whether they should be considered civilians, POWs, or enemy combatants.

Enemy combatant

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The Geneva Conventions entitle persons captured during warfare to a "prompt, open tribunal" for a fair determination of their status—whether they should be considered civilians, POWs, or enemy combatants. The executive branch of the United States government claimed at the time that enemy combatants were beyond the jurisdiction of the US courts.

Afghanistan

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Critics have said a more thorough review at the beginning would have meant the juveniles would never have been transported from Afghanistan.

Federal government of the United States

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The executive branch of the United States government claimed at the time that enemy combatants were beyond the jurisdiction of the US courts.