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For weeks now, Republicans have been talking about how we can't bring Guantanamo detainees to the US as if we'd be bringing them in for a picnic. They have pretended that bringing them to the US is ...
by Cenk Uygur
Comment Count 483 comments on Wed May 20, 2009 at 01:25 PM PDT with 781 Recommends
On May 21, 2009, President Obama gave a speech on Guant�namo detainees, saying that for certain people, we will need to have indefinite preventive detention. This indefinite preventive ...
by Jesselyn Radack
Comment Count 115 comments on Wed Jul 08, 2009 at 05:55 AM PDT with 43 Recommends
The American Psychological Association conference was held in Boston from August 14-16. Those of us who have been following the stories about psychologists' involvement in CIA and Guantanamo ...
by ramara
Comment Count 38 comments on Sun Aug 17, 2008 at 01:28 AM PDT with 29 Recommends
Yesterday, a heated debate took place on the Senate floor over an amendment proposed by Senator Lindsey Graham that would have prevented the 9/11 defendants from facing justice in U.S. federal courts.
by Sharon Kelly HRF
Comment Count 9 comments on Fri Nov 06, 2009 at 03:22 PM PST with 27 Recommends
This week, Omar Khadr , the 15-year-old Canadian arrested by US forces in Afghanistan eight years ago, will finally ...
by Daphne Eviatar Human Rights 1st
Comment Count 17 comments on Mon Apr 26, 2010 at 11:12 AM PDT with 24 Recommends
I was going to do a quick writeup about the destroyed CIA Interrogation Tapes, earlier this week, after listening once again to ex-CIA agent John Kiriakou being interviewed, ...
by jimstaro
Comment Count 19 comments on Sat Dec 15, 2007 at 11:16 AM PST with 21 Recommends
By Jennifer Turner, Human Rights Researcher, ACLU Human Rights Program Today marks a decade in U.S. custody for Omar Khadr, a Canadian citizen who is Guantánamo’s youngest prisoner. Even though ...
by ACLU
Comment Count 15 comments on Fri Jul 27, 2012 at 12:23 PM PDT with 20 Recommends
What emerged from another day of testimony in the Omar Khadr military commission case today was the portrait of a young boy ordered by a powerful father and his al Qaeda associates to do bad things. ...
by Daphne Eviatar Human Rights 1st
Comment Count 7 comments on Fri Apr 30, 2010 at 04:40 PM PDT with 20 Recommends
Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, 11/18/09 - Legal proceedings, such as they are, rumbled to life again today at Guantanamo Bay. Pre-trial issues in the case ...
by David Danzig
Comment Count 13 comments on Thu Nov 19, 2009 at 11:58 AM PST with 18 Recommends
Today's Washington Post has a front-page, top-of-the-fold article on "New Detainee Site in U.S. Considered,"
by Jesselyn Radack
Comment Count 10 comments on Mon Aug 03, 2009 at 05:50 AM PDT with 16 Recommends
David Danzig from Human Rights First is at Guantanamo Bay this week observing military commissions. Guant�namo Bay, July 16, 2009:
by David Danzig
Comment Count 10 comments on Fri Jul 17, 2009 at 09:47 AM PDT with 13 Recommends
Choosing a Court More than seven years after U.S. forces picked up a 15-year-old boy in a remote Afghan town and accused him of throwing a grenade at a U.S. soldier, the U.S. ...
by David Danzig
Comment Count 8 comments on Wed Oct 07, 2009 at 04:01 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
Lawyers made opening statements Tuesday as the trial began in earnest for the first former Guantanamo ...
by Daphne Eviatar Human Rights 1st
Comment Count 6 comments on Wed Oct 13, 2010 at 03:00 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
It was an odd sequence of events. First, on Thursday, the Senate Armed Services ...
by Daphne Eviatar Human Rights 1st
Comment Count 7 comments on Tue Jun 01, 2010 at 12:18 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
At 10 a.m. on Friday, February 26, the Senate Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing on ...
by Daphne Eviatar Human Rights 1st
Comment Count 7 comments on Fri Feb 26, 2010 at 09:50 AM PST with 8 Recommends
It appears the government has been snark hunting, and McCain is still standing on the side of injustice. Some would say it doesn't take a student, less a teacher, of Constitutional law to ...
by DiegoUK
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Jul 01, 2008 at 06:41 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
After Ahmed Ghailani was found guilty of participating in a conspiracy to bomb two U.S. ...
by Daphne Eviatar Human Rights 1st
Comment Count 2 comments on Tue Dec 14, 2010 at 12:28 PM PST with 6 Recommends
The flood of news stories in the wake of the latest Wikileaks document dump reveal how one Guantanamo detainee after another was imprisoned at Gitmo for years based on tips from informants that ...
by Daphne Eviatar Human Rights 1st
Comment Count 10 comments on Wed Apr 27, 2011 at 09:55 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
Last week, U.S. District Judge Henry H. Kennedy, Jr. released a forceful 36-page opinion in the case of a Guantanamo detainee that would ordinarily be shocking. Sadly, such opinions are now so ...
by Daphne Eviatar Human Rights 1st
Comment Count 2 comments on Wed Jun 16, 2010 at 11:55 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
Earlier this month I sat in the observer box in an air-conditioned court room in Guant�namo Bay, wondering what it would be like if commission proceedings designed to try suspected terrorists ...
by David Danzig
Comment Count 1 comments on Mon Jul 27, 2009 at 09:44 AM PDT with 3 Recommends