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Guantanamo Bay Prisoner Files Historic Lawsuit Against Obama Over Force-Feeding

The Huffington Post | Shadee Ashtari | Posted 03.13.2014 | Politics

Emad Abdullah Hassan, a Yemeni inmate at Guantanamo Bay, introduced a historic lawsuit on Tuesday against the U.S. military prison's force-feeding of ...

Gitmo Lawyers: The Last Growth Industry?

William Fisher | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
William Fisher

The Pentagon is offering $39,407-$130,211 a year for lawyers who will help respond to habeas corpus petitions filed by detainees in federal courts.

Who Is Binyam Mohamed, The British Resident Released From Guantanamo?

Andy Worthington | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Andy Worthington

I thought it appropriate to relate a few anecdotes that bring Binyam the human being, rather than Binyam the prisoner, to life.

Judge Orders Release of Guantanamo's Forgotten Child

Andy Worthington | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Andy Worthington

Just two weeks ago, in a habeas corpus case in a Washington D.C. court, Judge Richard Leon turned the clock back to January 11, 2002 (the day Guantán...

U.S. Justice Department drops "dirty bomb plot" allegation against Binyam Mohamed

Andy Worthington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Worthington

As the Washington Post reported yesterday, the U.S. Justice Department has dropped the key allegation against British resident and Guantánamo prisone...

British Court Rules Against UK and US in Case of Guantanamo Torture Victim Binyam Mohamed

Andy Worthington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Worthington

In the lawless world of Guantánamo -- and the United States' even murkier network of secret prisons run by or on behalf of the CIA -- it has taken si...