Moazzam Begg explains what the Guantanamo settlements have meant to the former prisoners and what lies ahead
Andy Worthington on why the financial settlement is an admission of guilt, and Shaker Aamer must be returned home now.
This is the eighth part of an exclusive nine-part series telling the stories of all 174 prisoners in Guantanamo.
NEW YORK (AP) — The defense is expected to give its closing argument for the first Guantanamo detainee to face a civilian trial.
Edmund Clark took photographs of Guantánamo – of the naval base where the American community lives and the cells in which the prisoners were confined. He also took pictures of the homes where former inmates are struggling to rebuild their lives. The collection makes compelling viewing for former detainee Moazzam Begg.
Andy Worthington on George W. Bush's shocking confession in his memoir - and how few people are calling for his prosecution.
Andy Worthington on how Republican Senators have been lying about Guantanamo to keep the prison open.
Andy Worthington's epitaph for US justice, following the 40-year sentence given to Omar Khadr by his military jury.
Andy Worthington reports on letters revealed in court at Guantanamo last week, which show Omar Khadr's kindness and humanity.
Abu Zubaydah’s name has become infamous in the War on Terror. He is designated as a high value detainee (HVD) and his capture in 2002 was pushed by the then US president George W. Bush as a great success.
Andy Worthington on how the US authorities have continued to distort Omar Khadr's case in the sentencing hearings this week.
Jason Leopold and Jeff Kaye's breath-taking exclusive on a March 2002 memo by Paul Wolfowitz authorizing human experimentation.
Andy Worthington wonders whether Omar Khadr's plea deal involves the truth, and despairs that it defends the broken Commission system.
Over the past year the US administration has released around 30 Guantanamo prisoners to several European nations. They include France, Switzerland, Germany, Ireland, Portugal, Spain, Belgium, Albania, Hungary, Bulgaria, Latvia, Georgia and even Cape Verde. Three men were also sent to Slovakia at the beginning of this year as part it’s gesture of solidarity with President Barack Obama's pledge to empty and close the detention centre.
On 1 April 2010, there will be exactly two years since Aarrass Ali, Belgo-Moroccan, was jailed in a prison in Spain (Madrid Badajoz and then finally Botafuegos in Algeciras) pending a decision on his extradition to Morocco for “terrorism.”
International human rights breaches - State accountability v State immunity
Legal seminar: Preserving the rule of law: taking a risk
Extradited to a future of torture: the reality of solitary confinement in America
Spying and Entrapment
The Guantánamo Memoirs of Mohamedou Ould Slahi
TRAITOR: a Guantanamo guard's journey to Islam
Starving for justice
Are Muslims active enough in the fight against Guantanamo?
Help Lynne Stewart, civil rights lawyer for Muslim defendants, stay alive
How your Schedule 7 swab could help get your family arrested
Why haven't you signed the Shaker Aamer petition?