Topic: Guantanamo

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Tomgram: Karen Greenberg, The Forever Prisoners of Guantanamo

In the spring of 2016, I asked a student of mine to do me a favor and figure out which day would be the 100th before Barack Obama’s presidency ended......   [ continue reading...]



Guantánamo's Last 100 Days: The Story That Never Was

The entrance to Camp 1 in Guantanamo Bay's Camp Delta in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. (Photo: US Department of Defense; Edited: LW / TO) In the spring of 2016, I aske...   [ continue reading...]



Open Guantanamo!

Antes des morirme quiero echar mis versos del alma. Open Guantanamo to human rights inspectors. Open its files to the public. Subpoena the witnesses to its horr...   [ continue reading...]



CIA Cables Detail Its New Deputy Director's Role in Torture

In August of 2002, interrogators at a secret CIA-run prison in Thailand set out to break a Palestinian man they believed was one of al-Qaida's top leaders. As...   [ continue reading...]



CIA Cables Detail Its New Deputy Director’s Role in Torture

by Raymond Bonner, special to ProPublica, In August of 2002, interrogators at a secret CIA-run prison in Thailand set out t...   [ continue reading...]



Twist of fate: terror, torture and justice in the 9/11 trial in Guantánamo Bay

There is a fundamental contradiction: between government efforts to prevent disclosure of the crimes they themselv...   [ continue reading...]



Prison Guards and Politicians

The next German president once blocked the release and return of an innocent Guantanamo Bay detainee.   [ continue reading...]



Letter from Alleged 9/11 Mastermind Shows Our Own Foreign Policy Makes America Unsafe

This article was first posted by Jacobin. What makes America unsafe? Is it a welcoming attitude towards ordinary law-abiding Muslims and other disparate people...   [ continue reading...]



My Harrowing Encounter with Customs as a Pakistani Lawyer for the ACLU

Click here for reuse options! In 25 years of travel in and out of the country, I'd never experienced anything like...   [ continue reading...]



Liz Cheney Wants to Make Torture Great Again

When Liz Cheney returned to her ancestral home state of Wyoming in 2012, she expected to be greeted as a liberator. She moved into a house in Jackson Hole, not...   [ continue reading...]



Bowe Bergdahl's Attorney Calls Fair Trial Impossible Under Trump

Click here for reuse options! In a motion to dismiss filed shortly after Trump was sworn in as president, attorneys...   [ continue reading...]



Justice at Risk

This article appears in the Winter 2017 issue of The American Prospect magazine. Subscribe here.  Will it be possible to protect the Suprem...   [ continue reading...]



Ideas | “You are not You anymore”: On the Torture of Theon Greyjoy

From Game of Thrones to Guantanamo Bay, the purpose of torture is not only to destroy an individual's sense of autonomy and self-worth, but to reconstitute them...   [ continue reading...]



Witness Against Torture brings struggle to close Guantánamo into Trump era

by Frida Berrigan As one president exits amidst failed promises to shut Guantánamo, another enters prepared to expand it. But Witness Against Torture con...   [ continue reading...]



Former Intelligence Official: Trump Conflict With Spy Agencies Creates ‘Dangerous Moment’

by Sebastian Rotella The conflict between President-elect Donald Trump and the U.S. intelligence commun...   [ continue reading...]



Now Is the Time for "Nobodies": Dean Spade on Mutual Aid and Resistance in the Trump Era

Demonstrators march to protest the election of Donald Trump on November, 19, 2016. (Photo: CaliCal / Flickr) With only days to go until Donald Trump and his be...   [ continue reading...]




World Can't Wait | January 11, 2017 {jathumbnailoff} On January 11, the 15th anniversary of the opening of the US torture prison at Guantanamo, there were prote...   [ continue reading...]



This Could Have Been Written Yesterday

Curt Wechsler January 16, 2016 Karen Greenberg has been on Obama's case a long time. As well she should. The author of The Least Worst Place: Guantanamo's Fi...   [ continue reading...]



Smooth-Talking Jeff Sessions Can't Hide Disturbing Record

Senator Jeff Sessions speaking at the Values Voter Summit in Washington, DC on October 7, 2011 (Photo: Gage Skidmore / Flickr) Republicans once denied Jeff Ses...   [ continue reading...]



'Deny Trump the Tools to Torture': Progressive Dems Call on Obama to Close Guantanamo

Nika Knight, staff writerAs pro-torture President-elect Donald Trump prepares to take office, members of the Congressional Progressive Caucus (CPC) are urging P...   [ continue reading...]

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