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For Dodgers, 10-7 win over Phillies is a labor of love

13 hours agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

Some baseball games are tougher to watch than others. And sometimes, there are games like the Dodgers' 10-7 win over the Phillies, which almost seem like some kind of advanced torture escaped from Guantanamo.

Former Guantanamo Prisoner Granted Temporary Residence Permit in Estonia

A former Guantanamo prisoner, Yemeni citizen Ahmed Abdul Qader, who arrived in Estonia in January following his release from the notorious prison, received a residence permit in the country for the course of one year, the press office of the Estonian Police and Border Guard (PPA) said Monday.

Tariq Ba Odah's Eight-Year Hunger Strike at Guantanamo Bay

This article was adapted from the essay "Nourishing Resistance: Tariq Ba Odah's 8-Year Hunger Strike at Guantanamo Bay" by Omar Farah, which appears in Obama's Guantanamo: Stories from an Enduring Prison, edited by Jonathan Hafetz, to be published in June 2016 by NYU Press © 2016. Editor's note: On June 25, the Center for Constitutional Rights,...

Protest Against UK Citizen Holding in Guantanamo Begins in London

Rally, protesting against UK citizen Shaker Aamer’s detention in US-ran Guantanamo prison, has begun at the US Embassy in London at 2 pm local time (13:00 GMT), according to the London Guantanamo Campaign’s page on Facebook.

Omar Khadr Ordered to Pay $134 Million in Lawsuit Over Death, Injury of US Soldiers

4 days agoNews : Vice News

A US judge has ordered former Guantanamo inmate Omar Khadr, who was released this spring after 13 years in detention, to pay $134.2 million in damages to an injured American soldier and the widow of an army sergeant who was killed in a firefight in Afghanistan. Show More Summary

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The existence of the approximately 14,000 photographs will probably cause yet another delay in the military commissions at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, as attorneys for the defendants demand that all the images be turned over and the government...Show More Summary

Congress, Administration Must Renew Efforts to Close Guantanamo

No more delays. No more excuses. No more partisan finger pointing. It's time to close the prison at Guantanamo Bay. America will be judged, and judged harshly, for not closing it sooner. Long after it is undeniable that the prison isn't...Show More Summary

U.S. names new envoy for bid to close Guantanamo prison

6 days agoNews : The Newsroom

A newly appointed special envoy to lead the Obama administration’s efforts to close the Guantanamo prison said he saw a window of opportunity that could substantially reduce the detainee population there in coming months. Secretary of...Show More Summary

Hunger Striking Gitmo Prisoner Cleared for Release

A prisoner at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, has been cleared for release after leading a nine-year hunger strike, according to a government review board.

Obama Should Close Gitmo to End Torture of Detainees - Advocacy Group

US President Barack Obama needs to close the Guantanamo Bay, Cuba detention facility to end the suffering of detainees victimized by CIA torture techniques, Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) Advocacy Program Manager Aliya Hana Hussain told Sputnik during a rally in Washington, DC.

Guantanamo Prisoner, Who Weighs 75 Pounds and is Near Death, Mounts Legal Push for Release

A Guantanamo Bay prisoner, who has been on hunger strike for over eight years, has launched a legal push for his immediate release from the United States military prison because he now weighs around 75 pounds and is near death. Tariq Ba Odah is a Yemeni prisoner and resident of Saudi Arabia, who has been...

VIDEO: Obama’s Defense Secretary says He’s Unsure if Obama will Close Guantanamo Bay

Another Obama promise unfulfilled? His secretary of defense says it’s a possibility that Obama will not close Guantanamo Bay by the end of his last term.

Carter: "I'm not confident" Guantanamo will close during Obama administration

U.S. Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter said that he is hopeful, but not confident, that the U.S. can close the military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba before the end of President Obama's term. Carter told Margaret Brennan that he is working on a proposal to Congress that would relocate some of the most dangerous prisoners and allow the prison to be shut down.

If the war is over, why am I still here?

One of Guantanamo's long-term hunger strikers talks about his painful everyday reality.

Obama takes new steps to reduce Guantanamo population

Slowly but surely, President Obama is shrinking Guantanamo's prison population. The steady progress has been hard to miss.

What's going on Sunday? (Run the Jewels, Zola Jesus, Le1f, Girlschool, Jackson Scott, Guantanamo Baywatch & more)

photo: Run the Jewels @ FFF Fest 2014 (more by Tim Griffin) You can browse our full NYC show calendar for all of tonight's shows, but here are some highlights... Run The Jewels, Vince Staples, Sleigh Bells @ 50 Kent...

Guantanamo transfers resume as six detainees sent to Oman

A pause in prisoner transfers from Guantanamo Bay has ended with the arrival Saturday in Oman of six Yemenis long held at the U.S. prison for suspected terrorists. Continue reading ? The post Guantanamo transfers resume as six detainees sent to Oman appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

After 13 Years at Guantanamo, Pentagon Transfers Six Yemeni Detainees to Oman

3 weeks agoNews : Vice News

Six Yemeni detainees held at Guantanamo Bay for 13 years were transferred late Friday night to Oman, a country on the Arabian Peninsula, the Pentagon said. The resettlement of the Yemenis, who have all been cleared for release for years...Show More Summary

6 Yemeni Prisoners Released From Gitmo

3 weeks agoNews : The Two-Way

It is the first such release in five months from the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and the first to be approved by Defense Secretary Ash Carter.

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