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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 ...

Mr. Gaber Goes to Washington

Cori Crider | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics
Cori Crider

Faisal bin Ali Gaber had little occasion to think of the West until last August, when missiles from an American drone struck his hometown of Khashamir and killed two of his relatives.

Behind the Scenes: Pakistani Drone Strike Survivors in New York

Fatima Bhojani | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Fatima Bhojani

Despite the tragedy they have gone through, the Rehmans are like any other family I've met. In the few days I spent with the family while they were in New York, I got to know them really well.

Government Sued For Helping US Drone Strikes

AP | By SYLVIA HUI | Posted 05.24.2012 | World

LONDON -- In a new claim of British complicity in rights violations overseas, a human rights group took legal action Monday against the British govern...

Rights Groups Accuse European Countries Of Covering Up CIA Renditions

AP | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 02.18.2012 | World

LONDON — A majority of 28 mostly European countries have failed to comply with freedom of information requests about their involvement in secret...

Is Proxy Detention the Obama Administration's Extraordinary Rendition-Lite?

Daphne Eviatar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Daphne Eviatar

While the U.S. may legitimately ask questions of passengers flying to or from Yemen, is it outsourcing those interrogations to countries known to engage in torture?

"We Are Dangerously Without Culture" Warns Vivienne Westwood at Her London Fashion Week Show (VIDEO)

Constantin Bjerke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Constantin Bjerke

With a mixture of glamour, wacky-yet-definitely-wearable outfits, and a celebrity-packed front row, this was definitely not a show to miss.

Reversal of Fortune: How a Pardon Halts Detention and Deportation

Arlene M. Roberts | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Arlene M. Roberts

The fate of a young immigrant man seemed set in stone - mandatory detention since he was a 'criminal alien' followed by deportation to the country of ...

Who Are the Four Prisoners Released from Guantanamo to Albania and Spain?

Andy Worthington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Worthington

The majority of the men held at Guantánamo had no involvement with terrorism. Of the three men rehoused in Albania, one was a businessman, living in Europe, who had traveled to Afghanistan to provide humanitarian aid.

My Guantanamo Client Is Not Your Yemeni Bogeyman

Cori Crider | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Cori Crider

My client Samir has every reason to be frustrated with the US for his abuse and his senseless detention, as well as the panicked demands not to send any Yemeni to Yemen because, gosh, it is apparently an unstable place.