The five things you need to know on Thursday, February 23… 1) NOT-SO-SUPER THURSDAY The Washington Post has a punchy new
Shaker Aamer is reportedly set to take legal action against the Government following his release. Amir, the last British
A Guantanamo Bay inmate's diary has made deeply disturbing allegations of his alleged 'torture', including inmates being
The new motto is "Guantánamo: Safe, Humane, Legal, Transparent." It is neither safe, humane or legal, however, if you are a detainee engaging in a peaceful protest against more than a decade of arbitrary detention. It is hardly transparent.
Just over seven months ago, activist, human rights champion and former Guantanamo detainee Moazzam Begg was arrested, arrested on the basis that during a trip to Syria he had facilitated terrorism (or so they said). Now two seasons later and just as his trial was set to begin he's been released with all charges levelled against him dropped.
The largest security services firm in the world, British company G4S, has accepted a £71million contract to run "base support operating services" at Guantánamo Bay... The UK government cannot turn a blind eye at a British company running a torture facility. The British public deserves an explanation.
These remarkable images from within the world’s most controversial prison were taken by photographer Matt Sprake, who joined
Future horizons shine flecked with gold and freedom in the American dream. The continued existence of Guantanamo tarnishes it with blood.
NEW YORK -- On Saturday, American soldier Bowe Berghdahl was released by the Taliban after spending almost five years in
Recently, British courts have rivalled their counterparts across the pond in competing for the most senseless judgment. The latest example came just yesterday, when three British judges said they could not rule on whether British officials were complicit in murdering Pakistani civilians in US drone strikes because that might embarrass our friends in America.