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Additional oversight of the detainee release program is provided by the Joint Subcommittee on Detainee Affairs.
government holds hundreds of other detainees at other prisons around the world, such as those at Bagram Air Force Base in Afghanistan (which has more detainees than Guantanamo).
By 2005, media reports about coercive treatment of detainees were becoming increasingly frequent and alarming.
Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International estimate that the United States has transferred between 100 and 150 detainees to countries notorious for torture.
Officials also have special menus set up for detainees, more than half of whom are vegetarian.
The state has the right to compel a detainee to submit to this test only in cases in which the a detainee shows physical signs of having an STD, or if he or she reported to have had sexual contact with an individual known to have an STD.
Cultivating the trust of immigrant detainees proved the key to exposing the circumstances of the horrifying death of Richard Rust, a 34-year-old Jamaican.
The detainees are held in 17 prisons and detention centers, mainly in Nafha, Ramon, Asqalan, Glaboa', Shatta, ar-Ramla, ad-Damoun, HaSharon, Hadarim, the Negev Detention camp, Ofer and Majeddo.
The Bagram Theater Internment Facility (BTIF), located at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, houses a number of Operation Enduring Freedom detainees.
The Pentagon clearly intends to prosecute at least some of the detainees in special military commissions having looser rules of evidence and a lower burden of proof than regular military or civilian courts.
Kareem Shora, a member of the legal department at the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee, heard from the wife of a detainee who had called her from the Mecklenburg County Jail in Charlotte, North Carolina.
The current operational tempo calls for constant transfers of thousands of detainees across hundreds of miles of desert each month, including detainee transfers to and from multiple locations throughout the country for numerous reasons other than initial capture and final release.