Biden admin transfers a Guantanamo detainee to Belize
U.S. transfers Pakistani Guantanamo Bay detainee Khan to Belize
Majid Khan, a Pakistani man who has described in graphic detail his torture by the Central Intelligence Agency in the aftermath of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks on the United States, has been transferred from the Guantanamo Bay U.S. detention facility in Cuba to Belize, the Pentagon said on Thursday.
Guantanamo detainee transferred to Belize
The U.S. transferred a Guantanamo Bay detainee to the Central American nation of Belize on Thursday, months after he was first scheduled to be released. Majid Khan, who pled guilty to terrorism, conspiracy and murder charges and admitted to working with al-Qaida as a courier, was set for release last spring but has languished in…
US transfers Guantanamo Bay detainee to Belize
By Haley Britzky, CNN The US has transferred a Guantanamo Bay detainee who was convicted of terrorism offenses in 2012 to Belize, the Pentagon announced on Thursday. Majid Khan, a Pakistani citizen and US resident, who went to high school in Baltimore, was captured in 2003 and was held for more than three years at secret CIA prisons known as “black sites.” He was transferred to the US military prison in Cuba in 2006. “Majid Khan pled guilty befo…