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Guantanamo Files

WikiLeaks Guantanamo Release Offers an Opportunity for Truth Telling

Nancy Talanian | Posted 07.13.2011 | Politics
Nancy Talanian

The Detainee Assessment Briefs that WikiLeaks began releasing on April 24 offer an opportunity for us to confront the flimsy evidence our government has compiled to support their indefinite detention at Guantánamo.

Guantanamo Files Reveal Details On Nearly 800 Detainees

Posted 06.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A cache of classified U.S. military documents provides intelligence assessments on nearly all of the 779 people who been ...

700 Classified Guantanamo Documents Suggest 'Enduring American Institution'

nytimes.com | Posted 06.24.2011 | World

WASHINGTON -- A trove of more than 700 classified military documents provides new and detailed accounts of the men who have done time at the Guantána...

No Escape From Guantanamo: The Latest Habeas Rulings

Andy Worthington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Worthington

Rulings made by District Court judges in the habeas corpus appeals of prisoners held at Guantánamo seemed to confirm that the courts were uniquely placed to deliver justice to the prisoners.

Bad News, Good News For The Guantanamo Uighurs

Andy Worthington | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Andy Worthington

First, the good news. Adel Abdul Hakim, one of five Uighurs (Muslims from China's oppressed Xinjiang province), who was released from Guantánamo in M...

Obama Can't Review Gitmo Case Files: They Don't Exist

Washington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Obama's plans to expeditiously determine the fates of about 245 terrorism suspects held at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and quickly close the milit...