Posts Tagged ‘guantanamo’

Closing Guantánamo?

Yes, a snail’s pace… but a pace. Source

‘Special’ service: Declassified Guantanamo court filing suggests some 9/11 hijackers were CIA agents

An explosive court filing from the Guantanamo Military Commission – a court considering the cases of defendants accused of carrying out the “9/11” terrorist attacks on New York – has seemingly confirmed the unthinkable Source

Gilboa Prison: The Zionist Entity’s Guantanamo

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Those Who Violated The Geneva Conventions At Guantánamo Are Free

Above Photo: Ahmed Rabbani (Pakistan), Untitled (Grape Arbor), 2016. Rabbani endured 545 days of torture at the hands of the CIA before he was transferred to Guantánamo in 2004. He has been in the prison without charge since then. While the Man who Helped Expose Their Crimes Languishes in Prison. Twenty years ago, on 11 […]

National Faith Groups Call On Congress And President To Close Guantanamo Bay Prison

Above photo: Protestors wear orange detainee jumpsuits and black hoods as they hold a banner calling for the closing of the US detention center at Guantanamo naval base in Cuba in front of the White House in Washington on January 11, 2014.Nicholas Kahm / AFP/Getty Images. Washington, DC – On Tuesday, Jan. 11, twenty-nine national […]


[embedded content]… Auld Lang Syne [embedded content]… [embedded content]… [embedded content]… Parallel Worlds/Universes The 2022 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), that President Biden signed on Monday, includes amendments that block him from taking steps to close the notorious prison at Guantanamo Bay in Cuba. Unknown commented – Despite widespread reporting of the Maxwell trial the MSM […]

US Military Jurors Decry Guantanamo Detainee Torture

Above Photo: Military officers serving as jurors in the case of Guantanamo Bay detainee Majid Khan are urging clemency. (Charles Dharapak/The Associated Press) Guantanamo Bay prisoner Majid Khan last week detailed torture at CIA black sites in unprecedented testimony. Seven United States military officers have written a letter urging clemency for Guantanamo Bay detainee Majid […]

Terrorists Released From Guantanamo Bay To Make Room For Parents Who Protested At School Board Meetings

Terrorists Released From Guantanamo Bay To Make Room For Parents Who Protested At School Board Meetings WASHINGTON, D.C.—Terrorists are being released from Guantanamo Bay in order to make room for parents protesting their children’s education, sources at the State Department confirmed today. Dangerous terrorists from the Middle East, Europe, and Fresno are being released in […]

US clears 2 Yemenis for transfer from Guantanamo

Two Yemeni men held at the Guantanamo Bay military prison in Cuba since 2004 have been cleared for transfer to another country, a US review board determined last week, Reuters reports. Abd Al-Salam Al-Hilah and Sharqawi Abdu Ali Al-Hajj were both cleared for transfer as President Joe Biden’s administration has revived a goal of closing […]

Pro-Trump Capitol protesters are being Tortured in Washington DC jail like in Guantanamo Bay

    The Washington D.C. Jail – where dozens of Capitol rioters are housed before their trials – is like ‘Guantanamo Bay’, a lawyer representing one of the protestors told The suspects are held in solitary confinement in cells the ‘size of a walk-in closets’ for up 24 hours a day and treated like […]

Call For President Biden To Close Prison At Guantanamo Bay

Above photo: A composite image of a prisoner in Camp 6 at Guantánamo, and President Biden. In a recent op-ed for The Hill, Anthony Lake, national security adviser to President Clinton from 1993 to 1997, and our co-founder Tom Wilner, who was counsel of record to Guantánamo detainees in the two Supreme Court cases establishing their […]

Obama said he’d close Guantánamo — these activists are pushing Biden to finish the job

I remember, as if in a distant dream, repeating through sobs of joy and exhaustion, “It’s over. It’s over.” On live TV President Obama had just signed, as his first official act in January 2009, an executive order mandating the closure of the prison at Guantánamo. To Obama’s right stood a proud Vice President Biden, […]

I’m On Hunger Strike In Guantánamo

By Ahmed Rabbani, Truthout. February 27, 2021 Above image: Jared Rodriguez. I Dream of Cooking for My Family. There are very few freedoms at Guantánamo Bay prison, where I have been held without charge or trial — referred to as Guantánamo ISN 1461 — for over 16 years. The right to starve myself is one […]

Biden reviews Guantanamo prison; aims to close it before end of presidency

A revival of an Obama-era goal, President Joe Biden announced the launch of a formal review of the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. The goal is to shut down the controversial prison before the end of Biden’s presidency, Jen Psaki, White House spokeswoman, said. The military prison, which was set up at the […]

Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp: Arrests, Indictments and Executions for Thousands of New Ex-Elite Prisoners – Official Documents

Before Its News. ComMedeea Greere Before we get started, let us first understand that before Trump was POTUS GITMO (Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp) was a fraction of the size it now is. This can be clearly confirmed by the following visuals, identifying a significant amount of expansion for what is expected to be tens of […]

The future of Guantanamo under Biden

The coming year, 2021, marks the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. There is perhaps no greater reminder of the war on terror that followed those events than the images of shackled men in the now-iconic orange jumpsuits at Guantanamo Bay’s detention center. Since its inception, the camp has been a political nightmare for […]

Son of Guantanamo Bay detainee found about his father’s imprisonment on Google

“I found out about my father’s case from Google when I was 12 or 13 years old. I read about his story on Wikipedia. My name is Jawad. I am the son of Ahmed Rabbani who is in Guantanamo Bay. I am 17 years old and I have never met my father, nor has he […]

Three Suicides In One Night — Guantanamo Prison Commander Nominated As US Ambassador To South Korea

Three Suicides In One Night — Guantanamo Prison Commander Nominated As US Ambassador To South Korea Above Photo: By YouTube, Channel: America the Beautiful Why nominate to be the US Ambassador to South Korea a military general officer who was in charge of notorious Guantanamo prison when on June 9, 2006 at a secret facility on […]

Time For US To Leave Guantanamo Bay

Time For US To Leave Guantanamo Bay Above photo: From No foreign military base is more controversial than that of the detention facility in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. February 23rd, 2018 marks the 115th anniversary of when the US Government signed a lease with the Cuban government for a 45 square mile chunk of land. This 45 […]

Close The Forever Prison At Guantanamo

Close The Forever Prison At Guantanamo Above Photo: From It was with heavy hearts that we, as members of Witness Against Torture, listened to Trump’s State of the Union address Tuesday evening. We heard him attempt to stoke fear in his listeners with wave after wave of references to terrorists and criminals. He began […]

US Admiral: Guantanamo Bay ‘Prepared’ For VIP Detainees

A top US military official confirmed on Thursday that Guantanamo Bay is “prepared” to take in new VIP detainees, and is just waiting on the order to do so.  President Trump last month signed an executive order reversing Obama’s 2009 directive to close down the infamous terrorist prison. According to a Military of Defense report, […]

Israeli diplomat itemizes U.S. ‘injustices’ — from Guantanamo to drone strikes to Japanese internment

Israel has a “better” democracy than the American one, Israeli consul general Dani Dayan told an Israel advocacy group at Columbia University this week, and both countries commit “injustices.” The diplomat then reeled off four American examples. We [Israel] made our share of injustices. We still do. In a 100-year conflict, there is no country […]

Trump Just Signed an Executive Order to Keep Guantanamo Bay Open

January 31, 2018 By Jason Ditz President Trump has signed an executive order that is intended to reverse President Obama’s intentions to close the detention center at Guantanamo Bay. Details are still emerging, but a leaked cable suggests this plan was in the offing for awhile. Trump has been clear time and again […]

Call To Global Action Against Illegal U.S. Occupation Of Guantanamo

Call To Global Action Against Illegal U.S. Occupation Of Guantanamo Above Photo: Joint Task Force Guantanamo/ Flickr Dear Advocates of Peace, Justice and Peoples’ Sovereignty: The Coalition Against U.S. Foreign Military Bases calls upon peace activists in the U.S. and around the world to organize actions, of whatever size and nature, on or around February […]

Solidarity From Central Cellblock To Guantanamo

Solidarity From Central Cellblock To Guantanamo On Thursday, January 11, the sixteenth anniversary of the opening of the US military prison at Guantanamo Bay in Cuba was marked by a coalition of 15 human rights organizations gathered in Lafayette Park, across Pennsylvania Avenue from the White House in Washington, DC. An interfaith prayer service was […]

41 Hearts Beating In Guantanamo

41 Hearts Beating In Guantanamo Above photo: Witness Against Torture protestors march to the White House (Justin Norman) January 11, 2018 marked the 16th year that Guantanamo prison has exclusively imprisoned Muslim men, subjecting many of them to torture and arbitrary detention. About thirty people gathered in Washington D.C., convened by Witness Against Torture, (WAT), for a […]

President Trump Orders Guantanamo Bay To Prepare For ‘High Level’ Prisoners

President Trump has ordered Guantanamo Bay to prepare for incoming ‘high level’ prisoners, including American politicians, within the next few months. According to a Military of Defense report, Trump is preparing to transfer an unknown number of ‘VIP’ American detainees to the notorious prison in preparation for their trials before a US Military Tribunal. Reports […]

My Guantánamo Diary, Uncensored

Above Photo: From Google is blocking our site. Please use the social media sharing buttons (upper left) to share this on your social media and help us break through. Mohamedou Ould Slahi was released one year ago from the prison at Guantánamo Bay, after 14 years without charge or trial. This week, the best-selling memoir […]

I Am In Guantánamo Bay. US Gov Is Starving Me

Above Photo:  ‘They have stopped feeding us before but this time feels different.’ Photograph: Mladen Antonov/AFP/Getty Images Google is blocking our site. Please use the social media sharing buttons (upper left) to share this on your social media and help us breakthrough. I haven’t had food in my stomach for 23 days. The 20 September was […]

Trump Administration Wants To Begin Refilling Guantanamo

Detainees in orange jumpsuits sit in a holding area under the watchful eyes of military police at Camp X-Ray at Naval Base Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. (AP Photo) Trump Administration officials, including Attorney General Jeff Sessions, are suggesting that President Trump’s campaign promise to start refilling the detention center at Guantanamo Bay could begin soon, with […]

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