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Torture

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Andy Worthington

Al-Ghizzawi is clearly an innocent man. Back in 2004, when the Bush administration convened military review boards to review the prisoners’ cases, they concluded there was insufficient evidence to declare him an “enemy combatant,” and that he should

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Washington Post

An American who was captured by Kenyan forces in January 2007 filed suit in U.S. District Court in Washington on Tuesday, arguing that FBI agents allegedly involved in his interrogation and transfer to other countries violated his constitutional righ

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The Agitator

This ACLU video profiles the Gitmo prisoners detained, tortured, and then released without charge. You might keep the recent 2nd Circuit ruling my colleague Jacob Sullum wrote about yesterday in mind while watching.

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Naomi Wolf

For four years now, I have been following the fates of the hundreds of men who have been -- and the 200 plus men who still are -- being held at Guantánamo Bay, and, the record is now clear, most of whom have been tortured. But until this week I had n

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AP

Britain's High Court ruled Friday that the government must disclose secret details of a former Guantanamo Bay detainee's alleged torture. Judges said Foreign Secretary David Miliband should release undisclosed sections of a 2008 ruling on the tre

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Reuters

The House voted to allow foreign terrorism suspects from the Guantanamo Bay prison into the United States to face trial. The measure, included in a $42.8 billion bill to fund the Homeland Security Department, must be passed by the Senate before Presi

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Future of Freedom Foundation

The government was afraid of releasing the Yemenis (even though they had been cleared for release) because Guantánamo itself might have radicalized [them], exposing [them] to militants and embittering [them] against the United States,” and I should a

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Politico

Democrats pushed ahead Wednesday with a $42.8 billion homeland security budget that keeps alive the goal of closing Guantanamo someday while preserving President Barack Obama’s discretion — in the interim — to bring detainees into the United States f

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Washington Post

Bahtiyar Mahnut, a detainee at the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay, learned a few weeks ago that the Pacific island nation of Palau had invited him to settle there. He wishes to remain a prisoner so he can look after his older brother, a fello

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arclein

For the CIA supervisors and operatives responsible for torture, the chickens are coming home to roost; that is, if President Barack Obama and Attorney General Eric Holder mean it when they say no one is above the law – and if they don’t fall victim t

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