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Guantanamo

​Obama administration ‘blocking’ information from the press – AP
Uncovering information that should be available to the public has become increasingly difficult under the presidency of Barack Obama, an Associated Press bureau chief says. In some cases, it surpasses the secrecy of the George W. Bush administration.

20.09.2014 01:31

Navy nurse faces expulsion after refusing to force feed Gitmo detainees
A Navy nurse who refused to force feed hunger-striking Guantanamo detainees over the summer, once threatened with court-martial, could now lose his career.

15.09.2014 20:16

Guantanamo Bay: An untold history of torture and resistance
Few realize how expensive it is to keep Guantanamo Bay prison operational. The Joint Task Force (JTF) detention center, which opened in 2002, costs US taxpayers $140 million a year, breaking down to about $800,000 per detainee.

06.09.2014 10:27

Military lawyer resigns in protest of ‘show trial’ of accused 9-11 mastermind
Last week, a US military lawyer on the defense team for self-proclaimed 9/11-attacks mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed resigned from the Army in protest of the “show trial” conducted by the US at Guantanamo Bay.

02.09.2014 17:11

UK ambassador ‘lobbied’ US senators to obscure Britain’s complicity in CIA rendition program
Records published under Britain’s Freedom of Information (FOI) Act have compounded concerns that the UK government lobbied US officials to keep Britain’s role in CIA torture and rendition out of a soon-to-be published Senate report.

19.08.2014 08:59

Emmys 2014: RT nominated for Guantanamo hunger strike coverage
RT has been nominated for a prestigious International Emmy award for its groundbreaking coverage of the six-month-long mass hunger strike by inmates at Guantanamo Bay.

14.08.2014 14:28

​‘Disgusting decision’: Gitmo guards to continue abusive groin searches
A US Court of Appeals has reversed a ruling that would have prevented Guantanamo detainees from overexposure to intimate searches, which many of them claim were instituted to discourage them from seeing their lawyers.

02.08.2014 21:11

Russia bars entry to 12 Guantanamo and Abu Ghraib-linked Americans
Russia has responded to US sanctions against its officials and businessmen by banning 12 more Americans from entering the country. Ten of those in the list are implicated in the Abu Ghraib torture scandal, and two are connected to Guantanamo.

19.07.2014 11:41

Snowden: 'If I end up in chains in Guantanamo I can live with that'
“If I end up in chains in Guantanamo I can live with that,” Edward Snowden, the former intelligence contractor-turned-privacy advocate, told the Guardian newspaper during a recent interview released in part by the paper on Thursday.

17.07.2014 14:21

Conscientious objector: US Navy nurse refuses to force-feed Guantanamo detainee
A Navy nurse is making waves for refusing to force-feed inmates participating in hunger strikes at the prison complex in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

16.07.2014 00:45

Drone memo should reverse Gitmo convictions, attorneys claim
Attorneys for a Canadian man who spent a decade detained by the United States military at Guantanamo Bay say details in the Obama administration’s recently released “drone memo” exonerates their client of war crimes.

03.07.2014 15:10

‘Still no proof that Gitmo prisoners really committed a suicide in 2006’
An NCIS report shows only the US government’s official story while no careful investigation has ever been conducted to determine what actually happened with the Guantanamo prisoners, law professor Mark P. Denbeaux of Seton Hall University told RT.

18.06.2014 09:43

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