Monday, October 25, 2021

Tag: Guantánamo Bay

Now close Gitmo, too

Biden is right to end the forever war in Afghanistan. Now he needs to close the forever prison that it built.

Biden reviews Guantanamo prison; aims to close it before end of...

A revival of an Obama-era goal, President Joe Biden announced the launch of a formal review of the U.S. military prison at...

Justice derailed

Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation was not the first nail in the coffin of justice in America – and sadly, it’s unlikely to be the last.

A children’s Gitmo on the border

It's time to do what we have failed to do for so long now: push back hard on the truly un-American policies.

The banality of Haspel

It would be hard to find someone with more experience to run the CIA. And that’s why she’s a terrible choice.

‘Enemy combatants’ again?

Will Washington never learn?

Pentagon sued over Gitmo cancer outbreak

“Defendants took no steps to protect military commissions personnel from the risks associated with the carcinogens found at Camp Justice.”

Guantánamo’s last 100 days

The story that never was.

U.S. Escalates Battle to Keep Guantánamo Force-Feeding Tapes Hidden

A federal judge had given the government until Friday to release footage in which a Syrian detainee was force-fed. The government has now appealed.

A Family Broken Up: Freed After 8 Years at Guantánamo, a...

Democracy Now discusses a story about a father and son who were held for many years at Guantánamo. Here is how their relationship was used against them in Guantánamo and what's become of them after their release.

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Fossil fuel plant run by William Koch at heart of EPA investigation into racism...

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Louisiana deputy who slammed a Black woman on the pavement was named in multiple...

Julio Alvarado has been named in nine federal civil rights lawsuits, all involving the use of excessive force.

The persecution of Steven Donziger

“Why am I the one being locked up? I helped hold [Chevron] accountable.”