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The Guantánamo Military Commissions Continue to Undermine Basic Principles of American Justice

The violations prominently on display at the Guantánamo military court would never be tolerated in federal criminal trials. Observers walking into the viewing gallery of the Guantánamo Bay military court are met with a number of signs depicting prohibited behavior. Show More Summary

Neil Gorsuch And His Past Hostility Against Guantanamo Lawyers

Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch did not address troubling claims he made about Guantanamo lawyers fabricating claims of abuse and torture. The post Neil Gorsuch And His Past Hostility Against Guantanamo Lawyers appeared first on Shadowproof.

Washington National Airport is Building an Entire New Concourse to Solve the Hell of Just One Gate

Arguably the worst place in any US airport is Washington National’s Gate 35X. I’ve said that the previous administration could have closed the Guantanamo Bay detention facility and just moved terrorism suspects to this gate. Continue reading Washington National Airport is Building an Entire New Concourse to Solve the Hell of Just One Gate...

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Here’s what’s on our nightstands this March. Ava: I ended up reading Witnesses of the Unseen: Seven Years in Guantanamo in one sitting. Lakhdar Boumediene and Mustafa Ait Idir’s first person accounts of their lives before, during, and after their imprisonment in Guantanamo are harrowing. Out next month from Redwood Press, it’s a necessary read for anyone […]

Former CIA Captive Appeals Guantanamo Trial to Supreme Court

Lawyers for the man accused of orchestrating the USS Cole bombing have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to intervene.

In a first, former CIA captive appeals Guantánamo trial to Supreme Court

Lawyers for the man accused of orchestrating the USS Cole bombing are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to intervene in the military tribunal here using accounts of the captive’s CIA … Click to Continue »

As Trump touts Guantanamo, civilian prosecutors notch wins

Admitted al-Qaida operative Ibrahim Suleiman Adnan Harun is just the type of "bad dude" that Donald Trump has said should be locked up at Guantanamo Bay. Maybe in the future, … Click to Continue »

Trump eyes 'flexible' Islamic State war fund, Guantanamo upgrade

By Phil Stewart and Mike Stone WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump is asking Congress to give the Pentagon about $2 billion for a "flexible" fund to use against Islamic State over the next six months, as his administration weighs changes to the U.S.-led campaign against the militant group. Show More Summary

Guantanamo Judge Setting USS Cole Bombing Trial for 2018

The judge in the USS Cole bombing case said Wednesday he would set a 2018 trial date.

Lawyers file motion to relocate ‘El Chapo’

The physical and mental health of Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán Loera has been deteriorating during his stay in a prison known as the “Guantanamo of New York, his United States FULL STORY The post Lawyers file motion to relocate ‘El Chapo’ appeared first on Mexico News Daily.

Twitter Jail: The Guantanamo Bay of the Internet

For the second time in seven months, I am back in Twitter Jail and it’s starting to feel a lot like the infamous Gitmo. One minute I’m excitedly tweeting about the NCAA tournament and the next, a black bag has been put over my head,Show More Summary

Trump Administration Aims to Prevent CIA Testimony in Torture Lawsuit

2 weeks agoNews : Truthdig

Camp Delta, a CIA detention facility at Guantanamo Bay. (Screen shot via The Washington Post) The Trump administration is invoking a little-used legal rule, the “state secret privilege,” to keep Central Intelligence Agency officialsShow More Summary

AG Sessions: Guantanamo Bay is "A Very Fine Place"

Attorney General Jeff Sessions reassured Americans on Thursday that Guantanamo Bay, Cuba will continue to serve as a detention facility for...

President Trump’s Guantánamo Delusion

President Donald Trump has never been particularly lucid on the subject of the military prison at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba. He is for it, of course. Early last year, at a campaign rally, he said, “I watched President Obama talking about Gitmo, right, Guantánamo Bay, which, by the way, which, by the way, we are keeping open. Show More Summary

Sessions calls Guantanamo Bay prison camp 'a very fine place'

2 weeks agoNews : USAToday: News

Despite failed attempt to close it, Sessions would direct new terror suspects there        

'Does the president have a credibility problem?': Watch Spicer defend Trump's incorrect tweet about Guantanamo Bay prisoners

White House press secretary Sean Spicer was asked point blank by a reporter during Wednesday's press conference about whether President Donald Trump has a credibility problem. Join the conversation about this story »

Guantánamo judge orders CIA testimony on destroyed ‘Black Site’ videotapes

A military judge ruled Tuesday that defense attorneys could call former CIA officials as witnesses in their bid to derail the death-penalty trial of the alleged USS Cole bombing plotter, … Click to Continue »

Trump incorrectly blames Obama for freeing ‘vicious’ Gitmo detainees — most released by Bush

2 weeks agoNews : The Cutline

A deserted guard tower is seen at Joint Task Force’s Guantánamo Bay Camp Delta last year. President Trump attacked former President Barack Obama on Twitter yet again on Tuesday — this time over the Obama administration’s release of detainees from Guantánamo Bay, Cuba. Show More Summary

Trump Blames Wrong President for Gitmo Releases

President Donald Trump broke his White House silence on the topic of Guantánamo Tuesday, incorrectly blaming Barack Obama, not George W. Bush, for the release of more than 100 captives whom U.S. intelligence agencies consider recidivists. Show More Summary

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