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Guantanamo Bay Torture

Time to Move from Secrecy to Accountability at Guantanamo

Andrea Gittleman | Posted 05.17.2014 | Impact
Andrea Gittleman

Hiding problems never solves them. Transparency about past and present abuses is necessary to address victims' needs and prevent such acts from happening again.

George Harrison Song Used For Torture

The Huffington Post | Amanda Scherker | Posted 09.11.2013 | Entertainment

Fans of the mild-mannered George Harrison might be surprised to learn that his solo track "My Sweet Lord" was among the songs most regularly used for ...

See No Evil

David Cynamon | Posted 03.25.2013 | Politics
David Cynamon

I have some advice for the U.S. government going forward: if you don't want to "inflame the street," don't commit acts that will inflame the street.

Don't Mention The 'T' Word At Gitmo

Reuters | Posted 10.19.2012 | World

By Jane Sutton and Josh Meyer MIAMI/WASHINGTON, Aug 20 (Reuters) - CIA agents have written books about it. Former President George W. ...

WATCH: Shocking Torture Method Used At Guantanamo

The Huffington Post | Clare Richardson | Posted 05.31.2012 | World

In 2008, reports surfaced that detainees at Guantanamo Bay had been tortured by songs such as Metallica's "Enter Sandman" and Drowning Pool's "Bodies....

U.K. Spies Will Face Criminal Inquiry Over Libya

AP | By PAISLEY DODDS | Posted 03.13.2012 | World

LONDON -- Britain's spy agencies will face a criminal investigation into claims that intelligence shared with Moammar Gadhafi's regime led to the tort...

Torture in Guantánamo: Mohammed Al Qahtani

Philippe Sands | Posted 03.11.2012 | World
Philippe Sands

This month sees the tenth anniversary of Guantánamo as we have come to know it, and the U.S. Government is still trying to restrict access to the island prison camp from the public.

Supreme Court Won't Revive Torture Lawsuit

AP | Posted 07.16.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Monday refused to revive a lawsuit challenging a controversial post-Sept. 11 CIA program that flew terrorism s...

Lakhdar Boumediene: I Was Tortured At Guantanamo

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Lakhdar Boumediene was an aid worker for the Red Crescent when he was swept up in a 2001 raid by Bosnian police and then transferred to the military p...