780 men and boys, all of them Muslim, have been imprisoned over time at Guantánamo since January 2002.
86 percent* were sold to the United States during a time when the U.S. military was offering large bounties for capture; commonly, $5,000 offered per man.
22 or more were children when taken to the detention camp.
740 men have been transferred (including 9 deaths).
40 men remain detained. Nearly all of them have been detained for over a decade.
28 men are not charged with any crime or offense.
5 have of those have been cleared for release but remain imprisoned.
9 have active cases in the military commissions system. Only 2 have been convicted (and 1 was through a plea and cooperation deal).
More men (9) have died at Guantánamo than have been convicted (8) by the military commissions.
0 senior government officials have been held accountable for the wrongful detention and torture at Guantánamo.
It now costs approximately $454 million per year to keep Guantánamo open. The Pentagon will have spent $5.242 billion on the prison by the end of 2014.
*Seton Hall University School of Law, Report on Guantánamo Detainees, 2006.