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Rasul Turns Ten: Remembering the Value of Judicial Involvement at Guantanamo

Just over ten years ago, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Rasul v. Bush that prisoners at Guantanamo Bay could seek review of their detention by habeas corpus. One of a trio of decisions handed down the same day, the Court also affirmed the right of American citizens to due process, even when captured fighting against their country. Show More Summary

Snowden: “If I end up in chains at Guantanamo, I can live with that”

Former NSA contractor Edward Snowden tells interviewers he is resigned to his fate and that he wasn't a Russian spy

Kuwaiti Fawzi Odah wins approval for release from Guantanamo prison

A military board has cleared Fawzi Odah, a 37-year-old Kuwaiti whose father worked with U.S. troops during the 1991 Gulf War, for release from the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

Guantanamo's New Purgatory

This piece originally appeared at Defense One. Muhammad Murdi Issa Al-Zahrani sat at the center of the conference room table, his foot shackled to the floor. He had chosen to attend his Periodic Review Board (PRB) hearing at the last...Show More Summary

Judge: Defendant in 9/11 Gitmo case to be tried separately

last weekNews : The Newsroom

MIAMI (AP) — A military judge has ruled that one of five prisoners at the Guantanamo Bay naval base charged in the Sept. 11 attack should be tried separately from his co-defendants.

Prison Planet Activists: "We Were Successful In Getting Our Oppressor To Transfer Comrade Jamil Al Imin From The Maximum Security 'Guantanamo Of The Rockies' To A Medical Detention Center In North Carolina Thanks To Your Dedication In Speaking Truth Powe


6 Gitmo Detainees Will Be Sent to Uruguay

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has secretly notified Congress that the military intends to transfer six low-level Guantanamo Bay detainees to Uruguay as early as next month. the New York Times reports. "The United States is grateful to...Show More Summary

Russia Bans Congressman and Soldiers; Cites Human Rights Abuses at Abu Ghraib

last weekNews : Mediaite

In retaliation for the US banning a member of their parliament, Russia today announced the banning of one Congressman due to alleged financial impropriety, and 12 Americans related in some way to Guantanamo Bay and Abu Ghraib, due to alleged human rights violations.

Edward Snowden: ‘The World Is Much More Unpredictable and Dangerous’ Than George Orwell’s ‘1984’

last weekNews : Truthdig

“If I end up in chains in Guantanamo,” the NSA whistle-blower tells The Guardian’s Alan Rusbridger and Ewen MacAskill in a must-see interview, “I can live with that.”

The Kremlin’s Strange Counterstrike

Moscow has retaliated against Obama in an awfully odd way – by sanctioning the abusive soldiers of Abu Ghraib and the officials in charge of the prison at Guantanamo Bay.

Russia bans Congressman, 12 other Americans

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia has placed a U.S. lawmaker and 12 other people connected with the Guantanamo Bay detention camp and the Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq on its list of those banned from entering the country.

Snowden: 'If I End Up in Chains in Guantanamo I Can Live With That'

Edward Snowden says he is not afraid of going to military prison. "If I end up in chains in Guantanamo, I can live with that," Snowden said in the interview. See also: Germany's Anti-NSA Tools: Typewriters and Classical Music In an extensive...Show More Summary

Obama wants to transfer 6 Guantanamo prisoners to Uruguay

The Pentagon has notified Congress of its intent to transfer six Guantanamo Bay detainees to Uruguay, two Obama administration officials said Wednesday.

U.S. nurse refuses to force-feed Guantanamo inmates

2 weeks agoNews : The Newsroom

A U.S. Navy nurse has refused to take part in force-feeding Guantanamo inmates on hunger strike, the first time a medical officer has openly objected to the practice, the Pentagon said Wednesday. The male nurse, whose name has not been...Show More Summary

A Navy Medical Officer’s Profound Act of Resistance to Force-Feeding Guantanamo Prisoners

A Navy medical officer recently refused to force-feed a prisoner at Guantanamo Bay. It is the first reported act of resistance to the regime of force-feeding since prisoners went on hunger strike eighteen months ago.

Nurse Conscientiously Objects to Force-Feeding Detainees at Guantánamo Bay

[Content Note: Torture.]Background: For more than a year, a number of detainees at Guantánamo Bay have been on a hunger strike, and the US military has been force-feeding them. In May, US District Judge Gladys Kessler ordered Gitmo officials...Show More Summary

Navy Nurse Refuses to Force-Feed Gitmo Prisoners on Hunger Strike

A Navy nurse at the prison at Guantánamo Bay has refused to comply with orders to force-feed detainees on hunger strike, citing ethical objections to the practice. The male medical officer is the first known member of the U.S. Navy to defy the Pentagon's policy. Read more...

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