Prisoner, Dark and Cold (Image: Lance Page / t r u t h o u t; Adapted: takomabibelot, Poe Tatum)
09 Jan 2017

Obama’s Legacy: No Justice For Torture

A key part of President Barack Obama’s legacy includes the administration’s refusal to prosecute any officials from President George W. Bush’s administration for torture.

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(Image: Lance Page / t r u t h o u t; Adapted: jamesomalley, The U.S. Army, Eddi 07)
20 Dec 2016

Obama’s Legacy: Leaving Indefinite Military Detention Regime Intact

The Obama administration will pass on a legal regime that enables President-elect Donald Trump to indefinitely hold alleged terrorism suspects away from any battlefield.

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Jill Stein speaking at the Green Party Presidential Candidate Town Hall hosted by the Green Party of Arizona at the Mesa Public Library in Mesa, Arizona. Photo by Gage Skidmore on Flickr.
13 Nov 2016

Interview: Green Party Presidential Candidate Jill Stein On Clinton’s Loss To Trump

When the liberal class heard news media report Donald Trump won the Electoral College vote, numerous people experienced meltdowns that involved blaming anyone and everyone but Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign. In particular, Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein was one of the targets, even though the math did not point

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A guard secures the gate at one of the Sally Ports in Camp 5, a maximum security facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Photo by Photographer's Mate First Class Brien Aho, Fleet Combat Camera Atlantic.
13 Sep 2016

‘Good Riddance’: One Of Guantanamo’s Most Inhumane Camps Shuts Down

A maximum security facility at Guantanamo Bay, which was used to control “non-compliant prisoners,” including hunger strikers, was closed by the Pentagon.

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A detainee receives new linens in the communal area of Camp Six at Joint Task Force Guantanamo (JTF Guantanamo photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Elisha Dawkins).
19 Aug 2016

After Guantanamo, Released Yemeni Prisoners Become Refugees

During the August 13 weekend, the Pentagon released 15 prisoners from the Guantánamo Bay military prison to the United Arab Emirates.

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Photo by Joint Task Force Guantanamo, Defense Department
15 Aug 2016

Teen Once Detained At Guantanamo May Not Sue For Torture, Appeals Court Rules

A federal appeals court upheld the dismissal of former Guantanamo Bay prisoner Mohammed Jawad’s lawsuit seeking damages for torture.

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Mohamedou Ould Slahi. Photo via Wikipedia.
20 Jul 2016

Guantanamo Prisoner Who Wrote Best-Selling Diary Is Cleared For Release

Guantanamo Bay prisoner Mohamedou Ould Slahi, author of “Guantanamo Diary,” has been cleared for release by the U.S. military’s periodic review board.

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GUANTANAMO BAY, Cuba – A Navy guard assigned to Joint Task Force Guantanamo’s Navy Expeditionary Guard Battalion patrols Camp Delta’s recreation yard during the early morning of July 7, 2010. (JTF Guantanamo photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Michael R. Holzworth)
16 Jun 2016

Tortured Guantanamo Prisoner With Severe Mental Illness Asks Review Board To Approve Release

Guantanamo Bay prisoner Mohammed al Qahtani’s attorneys highlighted new evidence of his “severe psychiatric disabilities” to push for his release.

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Photo by Joint Task Force Guantanamo on Flickr
09 Jun 2016

Ten Years Ago, I Saw The Real Guantanamo And It Changed My Life

On June 9, 2006, three men died on my watch. I knew the three detainees did not die in their cells. I knew they were murdered.

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GUANTANAMO BAY, Cuba – A Navy guard assigned to Joint Task Force Guantanamo’s Navy Expeditionary Guard Battalion patrols Camp Delta’s recreation yard during the early morning of July 7, 2010. (JTF Guantanamo photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Michael R. Holzworth)
18 Apr 2016

Why Won’t US Military Free Guantanamo’s Oldest Prisoner?

The US military’s Periodic Review Board decided Saifullah Paracha, Guantánamo Bay’s oldest prisoner, should remain indefinitely detained.

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