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By One Vote, U.S. Court OKs Torture and "Extraordinary Rendition"

Andy Worthington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Worthington

The ruling delivered last Wednesday by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, in a lawsuit filed by the ACLU on behalf of five men subjected to "extraordinary rendition" and torture, is so troubling it takes a while to digest.

Britain Tried Recruiting Gitmo Detainees By Promising Protection From American Captors

The Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MI5 secretly tried to hire British men held in Guantanamo Bay and other US prison camps by promising to protect them from their American captors and h...

Italy's Forgotten Residents in Guantanamo

Andy Worthington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Worthington

Except Albania, no other country has stepped forward to help the US clean up it own mess by offering asylum to foreign nationals captured by mistake and held for years at Guantánamo.