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Bagram Habeas Corpus

New Bagram Prison Procedures Still Fall Short

Jonathan Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jonathan Horowitz

New Bagram detainee procedures, while not all bad, fail to create a fair and effective detention system that will be credible in the eyes of the Afghan government, the Afghan people, and human rights groups.

Is Bagram Obama's New Secret Prison?

Andy Worthington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Worthington

The Obama administration is following Bush's lead by unilaterally rewriting the Geneva Conventions, presumably to allow it to continue exploiting prisoners of war for their supposed intelligence value.

Bagram Prison Threatens Success in Afghanistan

Jonathan Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jonathan Horowitz

The U.S. military finally seems to have learned that dropping bombs on civilians isn't the way to win the hearts and minds of Afghans. But neither is grabbing people out of their houses and jailing them.

Bagram Isn't The New Guantanamo, It's The Old Guantanamo

Andy Worthington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Worthington

From what I have been able to gather about the workings of Bagram, I have no reason to conclude that the prison is now being run according to the Geneva Conventions.

Afghan Prison At Bagram Poses Problem For Obama

Nytimes.com | ERIC SCHMITT | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON -- For months, a national debate has raged over the fate of the 245 detainees at the United States military prison at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba...