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Entries by Andy Worthington from 11/2007

Guantánamo: The Stories of Three Innocent Jordanians and an Afghan, Just Released

| Posted 11.06.2007 | Politics

Despite the rumors that the US administration is hoping to close Guantánamo, it is still holding men without charge or trial who should never have been imprisoned in the first place.

Innocents and Foot Soldiers: The Stories of the 14 Saudis Just Released From Guantánamo

| Posted 11.12.2007 | Politics

The stories of the Guantánamo detainees do nothing to bolster the administration's claims that those detained in the "War on Terror" were so dangerous that it was worth breaking domestic and international law and introducing torture as official US policy.

Guantánamo Whistleblower Launches New Attack on Rigged Tribunals

| Posted 11.20.2007 | Politics

The administration's response to this failure to extract information from the detainees was to instigate a grotesque system of punishments and rewards, where torture became a substitute for the gathering of intel.

Former Guantánamo Detainee Seeks Asylum in Sweden

| Posted 11.22.2007 | Politics

On Tuesday, Adel Abdul Hakim, a former Guantánamo detainee from China, took another step towards reconstructing his shattered life by applying for asylum in Sweden.