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Entries by Andy Worthington from 11/2008

Life Sentence for Al-Qaeda Propagandist Fails to Justify Guantanamo Trials

| Posted 11.03.2008 | Politics

In any credible court system, the eve-of-election conviction of an associate of Osama bin Laden for producing promotional material for al-Qaeda, which...

A Bright New Day - But What Now, President Obama?

| Posted 11.05.2008 | Politics

Millions of Americans have proved that they are hungry for change and have elected a president whose very identity bridges a divide in American society.

Why Guantanamo Must Be Closed: Advice for Barack Obama

| Posted 11.17.2008 | Politics

In an attempt to separate fact from fiction, I'd like to offer my advice, based on the three years I have spent studying Guantanamo in unprecedented detail.

How Guantanamo Can Be Closed: More Advice for Barack Obama

| Posted 11.20.2008 | Politics

Several prominent human rights and legal organizations launched a campaign in Berlin on November 10, aimed at persuading European countries to accept cleared prisoners from Guant�namo.

Bin Laden's Driver To Be Released From Guantanamo; Government Defeated

| Posted 11.24.2008 | Politics

Salim Hamdan, who was convicted in a trial by Military Commission at Guantánamo during the summer for providing material support for terrorism, is to be flown out of Guantánamo on Monday.