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Justice at Last? Guantanamo Uighurs Ask Supreme Court for Release Into U.S.

Andy Worthington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Worthington

In briefs, the battle lines have been drawn. On the one hand is the government, endorsing Bush-era policies. And for the Uighurs, there is a Boston-based attorney and his team.

Guantanamo Envoy: U.S. Should Have Taken Cleared Prisoners; Some Should Never Have Been Held

Andy Worthington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Worthington

To my mind, President Obama missed a golden opportunity to bring 17 Uighur prisoners to the U.S. in his early days in office.

A Plea to Barack Obama from the Guantanamo Uighurs

Andy Worthington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Worthington

Four months ago, 17 unjustly detained prisoners wrote a letter to Obama asking for their release. The government censors have only just cleared it and I have reprinted it here.

No Confidence for Bermuda Premier on Uighurs

Kim Swan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Kim Swan

Bermuda is a democracy much like yours, though ours has an English flavor. We believe our leaders, like yours, should follow the rule of law rather deciding on their own what the law should be.

Ryan Grim

Uighurs: U.S. Let Chinese Abuse Us At Gitmo | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

While at the prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba in 2002, Uighur detainees were interrogated, abused and threatened by a delegation from the People's Repub...

Former Chinese Gitmo Detainees: "We Don't Have Any Hard Feelings Toward The U.S."

New York Times | ERIK ECKHOLM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

ST. GEORGE, Bermuda -- Almost exactly seven years after arriving at Guantánamo in chains as accused enemy combatants, and four days after their surpr...