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A Conversation With Architect and Interior Designer, Ashley Hicks

Blue Carreon | Posted 02.16.2014 | HuffPost Home
Blue Carreon

Ashley Hicks takes time off from his packed schedule to talk about ideas and hard work, active instructions in museums, and sometimes being mistaken for a girl.

Guantánamo's Sham Trials, Now Unraveling

Vincent Warren | Posted 11.05.2013 | Politics
Vincent Warren

Guantánamo's military tribunals were not created to try crimes, but to hide them. This system was set up to ensure that the U.S. government's torture program would never face trial, and so far it has succeeded.

PHOTOS: Designer Saves Her Father's Home After Destruction

The Huffington Post | Shana Ecker | Posted 09.12.2013 | HuffPost Home

Two years after Hurricane Irene swept through the caribbean, designer India Hicks is able to put things in perspective. Although, when she first learn...

Australia Drops Case Against Gitmo Detainee Tell-All Book

AP | KRISTEN GELINEAU | Posted 07.24.2012 | World

SYDNEY -- The Australian government on Tuesday dropped its court battle to seize profits from a book written by a former Guantanamo Bay detainee, sayi...

9/11 Trial At Guantanamo Delayed Again: Can We Have Federal Court Trials Now, Please?

Andy Worthington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Worthington

Scarcely in its history has the United States entertained such a shabby and shamelessly politicized travesty of justice as the Military Commissions.

Predictable Chaos as Guantanamo Trials Resume

Andy Worthington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Worthington

With no visible progress this was another dismal outing for the Commissions, and another warning for the Obama administration that any kind of revival of the wretched trial system will remain fraught with insoluble problems.

The Dying Days of the Guantanamo Trials

Andy Worthington | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Andy Worthington

The Military Commissions to try Guantanamo detainees have rarely grabbed the media attention that a novel, flagship program to try "terror suspects" should have attracted.

The Dark Heart of Guantanamo

Andy Worthington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Worthington

Vandevelt's profound criticisms of a system that imprisons juveniles and suppresses evidence relevant to the defense, is just part of a much darker narrative that has been unfolding for the last 18 months.

Guantanamo Trials: Another Torture Victim Charged

Andy Worthington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Worthington

In the real world, where evidence obtained through torture is inadmissible, it remains unclear whether the government's attempts to set up a judicial system for alleged terrorists will ever be successful.

Fact Sheet: The 16 Prisoners Charged in Guantanamo's Military Commissions

Andy Worthington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Worthington

In April, Ibrahim al-Qosi also boycotted his pre-trial hearing, telling the judge, "I do not recognize the justice or the lawfulness of this court,