Entrapment has often been used as a weapon against Muslims in order to bolster the government’s claim that there is a widespread “threat” of terrorism.
The lawsuit demands redress for muslims placed on the No Fly List and “falsely stigmatized as ‘known or suspected’ terrorists.”
Transferring captives to the Iraqi government instead of Guantánamo does not satisfy human rights concerns. It may be even worse.
The Obama administration intended to create the perception that it would disclose numbers, thereby diminishing concerns about human rights violations.
Muhammad Bawazir, a Yemeni detained at Guantánamo Bay who was force-fed during hunger strikes, refused to be transferred to a country in the Balkans.
The United States’ imperial intervention in the Syrian Civil War may have just escalated further with the creation of a US military base in northern Syria.
Fayez al Kandari, a thirty-eight year-old Kuwaiti held in captivity at the Guantánamo military prison for nearly fourteen years, was released to Kuwait. He was the last Kuwaiti in detention, and the U.S. military’s Periodic Review Board cleared him for release in September of last year. As part of Kandari’s release,
Has the U.S.’s anti-terrorism program worked? Nope. In fact, terrorism has dramatically increased since the war began.
The latest addition to the already $1.7 trillion “War on Terror” is a $43 million gas station in Afghanistan that should have cost around $500,000.
The U.S. House approved a bill, sponsored by Rep. Peter King, which would give DHS unprecedented surveillance powers to monitor potential whistleblowers.