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Shutting Down Guantanamo Must Be A Priority During President Obama's Final Year in Office

Zainab Chaudry | Posted 01.08.2016 | Politics
Zainab Chaudry

The lives of these prisoners and their families have been impacted beyond measure, and the lack of indictment or evidence pointing to their guilt is a damning testimony that their continued detention is a crime against humanity.

In Guantanamo, Obama's Promise of Hope Has Transformed Into Hopelessness

Peter Jan Honigsberg | Posted 03.29.2013 | World
Peter Jan Honigsberg

Over the past several weeks, the media has covered hunger strikes in Guantanamo. The coverage suggests that the military has interfered with the detai...

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights Is Asking Questions About Guantánamo the US Cannot Answer

Vincent Warren | Posted 05.21.2013 | World
Vincent Warren

Does the United States still intend to close the offshore prison? And, if so, what steps are currently underway to achieve that objective? The answers should have been forthcoming.

A Short Film, a Powerful Argument for Closing Guantanamo Now

Daphne Eviatar | Posted 03.13.2013 | World
Daphne Eviatar

Following home to Yemen the corpse of Adnan Latif, a Guantanamo prisoner cleared for release three separate times by the Defense Department but still held indefinitely, Laura Poitras' short film reminds us that we are all responsible for this ongoing tragedy.

Ending Indefinite Detention of Americans Who Aren't Being Detained Doesn't Solve the Problem

Daphne Eviatar | Posted 01.29.2013 | Politics
Daphne Eviatar

If due process is a principle worth defending for citizens and green-card holders, then it's a principle worth defending for everyone. Failure to do that has already led the U.S. government to jail potentially innocent men for a decade or more offshore.

Guantanamo Bay: The Model for an American Police State?

John W. Whitehead | Posted 11.25.2012 | Politics
John W. Whitehead

What is the legacy of Guantanamo Bay? 171 men continue to languish there. The Bush torture program has been legitimized by the Obama administration, and indefinite detention has been codified as law.