WASHINGTON -- Amnesty International is intervening on behalf of a detainee at Guantanamo Bay who says the U.S. government is refusing him medical treatment for health problems sustained during torture at CIA black sites. The organization...Show More Summary
Amnesty International said a Guantanamo detainee accused of taking part in the 9/11 terror attacks may have been sodomized while in CIA custody and called on US authorities to provide medical care.
Big news this week out of both the Justice Department and House Republicans related to lawsuits, and two studies on trends in the lobbying industry: This is a round-up of news from ALM and other outlets.
Rights group says abuse inflicted on Guantanamo detainee has led to medical problems that have been ignored.
The chief military prosecutor at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, has stipulated in a filing yet to be made public that the executive summary of a scathing Senate report on the CIA’s former interrogation program is accurate. -- This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. Show More Summary
Younis Shokuri spent 14 years imprisoned at Guantanamo Bay. He got out in September only to be held again, and the New York Times reports on his "legal limbo." Repatriated to his native Morocco, Shokuri now is in the custody of that country's government, despite its assurances that he likely...
Our second thread for the GOP debate is filling up fast, so here's another one. Some of my reactions to this appalling clown show: Rubio: "We should be putting people into Guantanamo, not emptying it out." Unreal. — Charles Johnson (@Green_Footballs) February 7, 2016 Donald Trump says he'd do "something far worse" than waterboarding. Unreal. Show More Summary
Younis Shokuri feared being repatriated to Morocco, and his lawyers said they were assured there was a deal between the U.S. and Moroccan governments. Yet he remains in custody in his native country.
A senior Republican congressman warned the White House this week that time is running out to submit a plan to Congress for how the U.S. will handle the detention of suspected terrorists as part of President Barack Obama’s longtime goal of closing the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
by Shayana Kadidal, Senior Managing Attorney at the Center for Constitutional Rights Recently we passed another sad milestone in the history of the Guantánamo prison: as of Sunday, January 31st, President Obama has kept Guantánamo open...Show More Summary
As of January 30, 2016, the detention camp has been open under President Obama longer than it was open under President Bush. Despite multiple promises to close Guanta?namo, President Obama oversees the continued detention of 91 individuals including Toffiq.
President Obama has made closing Guantanamo Bay one of his top priorities in his final year in office. And while the release of many of the...
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A former Mi5 agent plans to tell the British parliament that the security and intelligence agency was aware of CIA torture at the notorious US detention center at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, senior British security sources told national media on Sunday.
LONDON (Reuters) - A former senior British intelligence officer wants to give evidence that the country's security services knew about the torture of inmates at the U.S. prison camp in Guantanamo Bay, a newspaper reported.
Oh yeah, sending Guantanamo Bay detainees to foreign countries was a good idea sarcasm. Photo by Shrieking Tree
For years the refrain we’ve been hearing from the left has been to close the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Of course Gitmo isn’t just a prison – it’s
The mistaken 13-year imprisonment of Yemeni National Mustafa al-Shamiri at the Guantanamo Bay detention center exposes the fairy tale that the remainder of detainees represent some of the world’s most dangerous terrorist suspects, a US human rights group said on Friday.
He doesn't have to go home, but he can't stay here. A Guantanamo prisoner was finally given his freedom after 14 years of captivity — but he refused to leave.