September 5, 2013
by Samuel Franklin
The nonprofit human rights law firm Justice Project Pakistan (JPP) released a report on Thursday detailing the conditions at Bagram Prison in Afghanistan, a facility that detains non-Afghan prisoners of the US despite not being under US control since March. According to the JPP, many of these ...[read more]
March 25, 2013
by Sarah Posner
The US gave full control of Bagram Prison to Afghanistan on Monday, winding down US military presence in Afghanistan. Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai sought to regain control of the detention center in efforts to reclaim sovereignty over the country, as the US begins withdrawing troops from the ...[read more]
September 11, 2012
by Julia Zebley
The US handed control of the Parwan prison at Bagram Air Base over to Afghanistan officials Monday, although the US retains control of 600 prisoners. These prisoners include Afghani detainees that the US fears will not be handled appropriately, as well as 50 Pakistani detainees. Approximately ...[read more]
September 6, 2012
by Brandon Gatto
Government officials from both the US and Afghanistan have said that the American military will maintain control over foreign detainees at Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan for the indefinite future, and will also continue holding and screening newly captured Afghans. According to the New York Times, ...[read more]
July 10, 2012
by Dan Taglioli
It was reported Monday that the US will retain control of non-Afghan detainees at Parwan Detention Center at Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan, despite plans to transfer control of the facility to the Afghan government in two months. Under the terms of the agreement with Kabul, the Afghan government ...[read more]
February 24, 2006
by Asha Puttaiah
A military jury acquitted US Army Sgt. Alan J. Driver Thursday on charges of prisoner abuse at Bagram Control Point in Afghanistan. Driver was the last of 11 soldiers from 377 Military Police Company to be charged in connection with allegations of prisoner abuse at the Afghan facility. The jury ...[read more]
February 22, 2006
by Stefanie Presley
Trial was scheduled to begin Wednesday in El Paso, TX for Sgt. Alan J. Driver, a reservist accused of abusing prisoners at Bagram Control Point in Afghanistan. He is the last soldier in a group of 11 from the Cincinnati-based 377th Military Police Company to go up for trial in connection with the ...[read more]
September 28, 2005
by Alexandria Samuel
US Army Sgt. Joshua R. Claus is expected to plead guilty to charges that he abused detainees in Afghanistan, at his military trial Wednesday. Last month, Claus, a military intelligence interrogator, was charged with dereliction of duty and assault of two Afghan detainees in his custody at the ...[read more]
August 25, 2005
by Tom Henry
US soldier Glendale Wells was sentenced Wednesday to two months in prison by a military court for his role in abusing an Afghan detainee known as Dilawar, who died in December 2002 at Bagram Control Point near Kabul. Wells earlier pleaded guilty to slamming Dilawar against a wall and failing to ...[read more]
August 23, 2005
by Jamie Sterling
A US Army interrogator pleaded guilty Tuesday to dereliction of duty and assault of 22-year old Afghan detainee Dilawar, who died in December 2002 at Bagram Control Point near Kabul. Spc. Glendale C. Walls admitted to pushing Dilawar during interrogation and watching former Sgt. Selena M. Salcedo ...[read more]

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