From the Ecuadorian embassy in London, Julian Assange sent a stirring video message to supporters in which he denounced the government’s counter-terrorism programme, PREVENT as a 'modern system of making people into informants.'
Two former detainees talk to Souad Mekhennet about the ongoing hunger strike at the prison and life after Guantanamo.
CagePrisoners welcomes the release of two Guantanamo detainees but encourages Obama to release all
This morning, at midnight I started my own hunger strike as part of the Stand Fast For Justice Campaign. Joining the campaign was something that I considered for a while during Ramadan, however, I was advised by many people that such an act is not permissible in Islam, so the most important part for me was to know from a scholar how to do this in a way that is Halal.
The Stand Fast for Justice campaign, started by Reprieve, asks individuals to pledge a number of days to go on a hunger strike in solidarity with the hunger strikers at Guantanamo Bay.
Born in Algeria, Djamel Beghal was arrested in 2001 whilst on his way from Pakistan to Morocco making him one of the first victims of the "war on terror". He has been the subject of several miscarriages of justice and has been tortured, gassed and kept in inhumane conditions. Despite today being kept within a French prison, his writings reveal the patience and solace he has found in the Qur'an.
Starting from 16 July 2013 an Irish Muslim prisoner is bringing proceedings against the authorities for alleged Guantanamo-like conditions of detention and abuse. CagePrisoners publishes extracts of his testimony.
More Syria-related police raids but no evidence of threat to UK
The prevent strategy: a cradle to grave police-state
Julian Assange: 'it's not just the Muslims'
CAGE releases new report on government counter-terorrism excesses
CAGE letter published in Evening Standard newspaper
Citizenship: a right or a privilege?
One after the other: Niqab, segregation and now the cartoon controversy