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Senate Passes Revised Military Spending Bill, Obama Will Sign

by Jason Ditz In a 91-3 vote, the Senate has approved the revised military spending bill for 2016 that was also passed by the House...

Military Judge Denies New Lawyer for 9/11 Suspect as Trial Delays...

Following days of back and forth arguments, Judge Army Col. James Pohl ruled on Thursday that a Yemeni man accused of helping orchestrate the 9/11...

Obama Administration Continues to Fight Release of Gitmo Force Feeding Videos

On Tuesday, U.S. District Judge Gladys Kessler denied a request from the Obama Administration which sought to reverse a previous ruling by Kessler that ordered the...

Federal Judge Criticizes Obama Admin for Stalling Release of Force Feeding...

On Thursday the Obama administration came under fire after another delay in the release of classified footage that shows a former detainee at Guantanamo...

Federal Judge Challenges Obama’s Use of Executive Order to Hide Gitmo...

The Obama Administration is invoking an executive order on classified information in order to prevent the release of videos that show forced-feeding of a...

US government acknowledges it “crossed the line” on torture

For many years, the US government has said it respects, protects, and promotes human rights here at home and all over the world.  However,...

Britain’s Diego Garcia may be site of second Guantanamo-style camp

According to a report from the Telegraph, the U.S. government may be trying to close Guantanamo Bay, but a second prison camp could be...

Senator Rand Paul warns of drone strikes on Taliban

After a nearly 13 hour-long filibuster a year ago where he demanded the government reform of the drone program abroad and domestically, Senator Rand...

President refuses to apologize for prisoner trade

As some lawmakers consider impeachment for President Obama over the trade of five Guantanamo Bay detainees for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, the president has refused...

Openness at Guantanamo Darkens, Again; Detainees Allege They’ve Been Tortured

Article submitted by guest contributor Ezra Van Auken. Remember the hunger strikes earlier this year at the Guantanamo Bay prison? Well, after a decision by...

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