Friday, November 13, 2009

Guantanamo by the Numbers

Here's a look at numbers for detainees past and present at the detention center that opened in 2002 at the U.S. base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba:

• Currently held at Guantanamo: 215.

• Released or transferred out of Guantanamo: About 565.

• Transferred to the United States so far: One, Ahmed Ghailani, who is awaiting trial in New York.

• Convicted by military commissions at Guantanamo: Three, including two who have completed their sentences, with one now free in Australia and another in Yemen.

• Cases considered viable for prosecution in federal courts or by military commissions: About 65.

• Cleared for release by a government task force as of late September: 78.


Source: AP archives.

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