Wearing orange jumpsuits that have become a symbol of the cruel and inhumane punishment prisoners at Guantanamo have faced since it opened, hundreds of people formed a human chain in Washington, DC, to protest the reality that it still has yet to be closed. This was how concerned citizens and members of organizations uneasy about [...]
|By: Kevin Gosztola Thursday January 12, 2012 9:05 am|
|By: Jeff Kaye Tuesday August 16, 2011 12:49 am|
Mamdouh Habib’s water torture in Egypt reminds us that evidence produced by extreme torture at U.S. rendition sites was used to justify the incarceration of innocent men at Guantanamo. The only effective remedy to that, habeas proceedings in U.S. courts, is legally available, but in recent months, has been mainly gutted.
|By: Jeff Kaye Wednesday July 20, 2011 8:10 pm|
Australian news sources have announced that the Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions (CDPP) have initiated legal actions to seize the royalties former Guantanamo detainee David Hicks has earned from the publication of his autobiography, Guantanamo: My Journey. The book was published last year by Random House Australia, and has reportedly sold upwards of 30,000 copies. No U.S. publisher has bought rights to the book, and it remains unavailable through U.S. booksellers.