Guantanamo detainees by the numbers

AP News
Posted: Nov 13, 2009 5:00 PM

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.