Andy Worthington analyzes last week's depressing US court ruling, denying justice to torture victims under the guise of "state secrets."
This is the second article in an eight-part series telling the stories of all 174 prisoners in Guantanamo.
A Tanzanian man who admitted he provided explosives used in attacks on two U.S. embassies in Africa wanted to "clear his heart" by testifying against the first Guantanamo detainee to be tried in a civilian court, an FBI agent said Tuesday.
This eight-part series tells, for the first time, the stories of the 176 men still held in Guantanamo.
This is the first of an eight-part series telling the stories of all the prisoners currently held in Guantánamo (176 at the time of writing).
A British man is among tens of thousands of people imprisoned without charge in Iraq, according to an Amnesty International report.
There is zero political will in the US in favour of an inquiry, or a settlement to CIA torture victims
Nine years after 9/11, President Obama bears considerable responsibility for failing to close Guantanamo or holding accountable President Bush's torturers.
WASHINGTON — A former CIA officer accused of revving an electric drill near the head of an imprisoned terror suspect has returned to U.S. intelligence as a contractor, training CIA operatives after leaving the agency, The Associated Press has learned.
An inquiry is to investigate the UK's involvement in rendition flights. It's a pity it'll come too late for the Labour leadership vote
As Colonel Gaddafi marks 41 years in power, Andy Worthington reports on the release of a former Guantanamo prisoner and three former CIA "ghost prisoners," but notes that others are still held.
Surprise is the last thing that anyone ought to feel on hearing the news that the Obama administration “has shelved the planned prosecution,” in a trial by Military Commission, “of Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri, the alleged coordinator of the Oct. 2000 suicide attack on the USS Cole in Yemen,” as the Washington Postreported on Thursday, or that senior officials are “alarmed” by negative responses to the trial by Military Commission of Omar Khadr, as the New York Times reported on Friday.
Accused teen terrorist Omar Khadr's Guantánamo murder trial will resume Oct. 18, more than two months after the Canadian captive's lone defense attorney collapsed in court.
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