53 min ago
Obama's drone speech will probably be maddening
Today, Barack Obama will give a speech about drones. And about other stuff, like closing Guantanamo , but primarily about drones.
5 hrs ago
A Call to Action
Actor James Cromwell delivered this speech after receiving the Justice in the Arts Award from Death Penalty Focus at its dinner May 16 in Beverly Hills.
9 hrs ago
LONDON - Catholic Workers join solidarity with Guantanamo hunger...
Last week, we made our way to the book launch of Dirty Wars - the world is a battlefield" by former New York Catholic Worker now celebrated investigatory journalist Jeremy Scahill http://dirtywars.org/jeremy-scahill Jeremy gave an excellent speech naming Guantanamo as the most visible point of a massive iceberg of a U.S. policy of torture and ... (more)
Wed May 22, 2013
U.S. Has Killed Four U.S. Citizens in Drone Strikes
U.S. drone strikes have killed four American citizens in counterterrorism operations overseas since 2009, Attorney General Eric Holder said today, the Obama administration's first public acknowledgment of those killings.
Anonymous threat shuts down internet in Guantanamo
The US military has blocked Internet service at the Guantanamo Bay Naval Base in Cuba following online hacking threats from the group, Anonymous.
Tue May 21, 2013
Pentagon wants $450M for Guantanamo prison
Rescue crews are working through the night after a monstrous tornado barreled through the Oklahoma City suburbs, demolishing an elementary school and reducing homes to piles of splintered wood.
War Is A Crime
The Reason for Hunger Strikes-from Northern Ireland to Guantanamo
I'm in Northern Ireland and yesterday on May 20, 2013, I spoke with several members of the Northern Ireland Parliament.
Guantanamo: "Bearing Witness"
Perhaps a meal was not the ideal setting to talk about something as unappetizing as a hunger strike.
Sun May 19, 2013
Erosion of rights should not surprise
It's hard not to laugh at the indignation over the Justice Department's seizure of telephone records of the Associated Press and its journalists.
Sat May 18, 2013
Rally marks 100 days of Guantanamo hunger strike
Demonstrators rally in New York marking 100 days that prisoners at Guantanamo Bay have been on hunger strike.
Fri May 17, 2013
VIDEO: Guantanamo: Costing $150 Million a Year and Untold Damage to U.S. Reputation
And every day, up to 100 of the 166 inmates send them back. They're protesting their ongoing imprisonment by going on hunger strikes for what is now 100 days.
San Francisco Bay View
100th day of the hunger strike at Guantanamo Bay
Reportedly over 130 prisoners at Guantanamo Bay have entered the 100th day of the hunger strike protesting their infinite detention.
Thu May 16, 2013
Stars and Stripes
Guantanamo: 30 of the 100 hunger strikers now being tube-fed
Guantanamo prison staff members were tube-feeding 30 of the 100 hunger-striking captives on Wednesday, the detention center said, reporting an all-time high last reached in 2005.
Wed May 15, 2013
Inter Press Service
Q&A: "To Propel Change, You Have to Be in Their Faces"
Dressed in an orange jumpsuit, Wilson has been protesting outside the White House gates for over two weeks now.
Gitmo detainees hurl insults, excrement
For the 160-plus inmates at the U.S. prison camp here, each sunrise brings a new day that most would rather starve than endure.
Tue May 14, 2013
Guantanamo strikers threatened with body cavity searches, lawyer says
Clive Stafford Smith said US guards insist on a body search before any detainee can contact their lawyer.