The appeals court overseeing the military tribunals at Guantanamo Bay has rejected, at least for now, an effort by media organizations and the American Civil Liberties Union to challenge an order governing secrecy in one of the terrorism courts.
March 27, 2013 "Information Clearing House" -"fff" - While President Obama, the Pentagon, and the CIA have steadfastly refused to say why they assassinated American citizen Anwar al-Awlaki, one thing remains beyond dispute: It wasn’t because Awlaki was trying to take away the freedom of the American people.
Here at "Close Guantánamo," we are deeply concerned about the prison-wide hunger strike at Guantánamo,...
Home Secretary Theresa May has failed in a bid to deport a 33-year-old Ethiopian who had "thrown in his lot" with Islamist extremists "committed to terrorism".
Thirty-one men on hunger strike lodge complaint with Red Cross that they are being denied drinking water by jailers.
THE former Haverstock schoolboy captured by US secret agents in east Africa shortly after being stripped of his British passport has spoken to his family for the first time from his cell in New York.
Ahmed Errachidi was not a terrorist, just a man trying to support his family, but he spent more than five years in Guantánamo Bay, organised protests and earned the nickname 'The General'. Gillian Slovo introduces an extract from his book
A growing hunger strike among detainees is mocked by gullible journalists spouting familiar Potemkin Village propaganda
NEW YORK — An East African man has been sentenced in New York to just over nine years in prison for conspiring to support terrorism by associating with a violent extremist group in Somalia.
Despite the pervasiveness of law enforcement surveillance of digital communication, the FBI still has a difficult time monitoring Gmail, Google Voice, and Dropbox in real time.
A journalist for the Miami Herald, who has been diligently covering Guantanamo Bay prison and those being held there in detention, has filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit seeking the names of prisoners who are not being prosecuted yet have not been cleared for release.
Theresa May, the Home Secretary, has lost her latest attempt to deport the radical cleric Abu Qatada to Jordan, where he faces trial on terror charges.
London (CNN) -- Mahdi Hashi came to Britain with his family as a six-year-old, fleeing the civil war in Somalia.
The indefinite detention by the United States of the remainder of detainees at Bagram prison after the U.S. formally handed over the base to the Afghan government is an international crime and a violation of human rights, says a former intelligence linguist.
(Reuters) – Delays in Poland’s investigation into whether the ran secret jails on its soil could have caused evidence to be lost and given security services time to cover their tracks, according to a submission to the European Court of Human Rights.
ISLAMABAD: Top spy agencies told the Supreme Court on Tuesday that Pakistan has lost 49,000 lives since the apocalyptic attacks on World Trade Center and Pentagon in the United States on September 11, 2001. Interestingly, government agencies had put the fatality figure at 40,000 in earlier reports.
Legal defeat plunges Security Service into crisis over torture evidence, and it is revealed that judge removed damning verdict after Foreign Office QC's plea
A majority of the British public support the United Kingdom government aiding the United States target and kill known terrorists with drone strikes, a survey published today shows.
Two delegates from the International Committee of the Red Cross, one of them a physician, are at Guantánamo this week in an accelerated trip moved up from next month to check out the ongoing hunger strike at the war on terror prison.
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Forgotten Women of the "war on terror"
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