1 hr ago
Tweeting for freedom: Gitmo inmate starts online campaign
An inmate at Guantanamo Bay prison has embarked on a Twitter campaign through his lawyer for the closure of the facility where he has been kept for 11 years, despite being cleared for release.
10 hrs ago
What's going on at Guatanamo?
As if continuing revelations on many controversial topics for the Obama administration weren't bad enough, another issue inherited by President continues to play out on a daily basis: what is happening to the prisoners held at Guantanamo Bay ? As protest against their on-going imprisonment up to 100 inmates are taking part in a hunger strike ; yet ... (more)
Tue May 21, 2013
'Guantanamo guards shot my client 5 times for no reason'
Over 100 Guantanamo prisoners continue their hunger strike in protest against unlawful - and as it turns out, violent - detention.
The Times Leader
Lawyer gets JAG detail at Gitmo
It may seem strange that a Mountain Top lawyer who just earned a partnership with a firm near his hometown would take a nine-month hiatus to Cuba.
Hunger Striker Launches Twitter Campaign to Close Gitmo
A detainee in one of the communal spaces of the newer Guantanamo detention cells, October 2010.
Sun May 19, 2013
100 days of hunger: Anonymous stands up for Gitmo prisoners
Over the last three days Anonymous 'Operation Guantanamo' hashtags #OpGITMO and #GTMO have skyrocketed in popularity on Twitter, drawing attention to the 100th day of the inmates' hunger strike, as their protest becomes a question of life and death.
Christian Science Monitor
Obama to detail terrorism policy including drone attacks and Guantanamo Bay prison
Activists mark the 100th day of a prisoners' hunger strike at GuantA namo Bay during a protest in front of the White House in Washington Friday.
Sat May 18, 2013
Gitmo hunger strike reaches 100th day
Detainees at Guantanamo Bay prison camp on Friday reached the 100th day of a hunger strike that began in February and has grown to include more than 100 inmates.
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.
The Las Vegas Sun
Lawyer names Guantanamo prisoner struck in clash
A lawyer is identifying one of the Guantanamo Bay prisoners who was shot with non-lethal rounds in a recent clash at the prison and says the wounds were more significant than portrayed by U.S. officials.
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.
OpGTMO: Zero hour to Anonymous global anti-Gitmo action nears
The hacktivist collective Anonymous is set to launch 'Operation Guantanamo' to mark 100 days of the Gitmo hunger strike with a series of "twitterstorms, email bombs and fax bombs." The three day campaign, which kicks off on Friday, is intended to "Raise Awareness in social media of the human rights violations going on at Guantanamo, the indefinite ... (more)
Thu May 16, 2013
War Is A Crime
If We Don't Speak Out Now, When Will We?
John Cusack, Wallace Shawn, Junot Diaz, Noam Chomsky, Daniel Ellsberg, Eve Ensler, Dave Eggers, Glenn Greenwald, Paul Haggis, Bianca Jagger, Ariel Dorfman, Erica Jong, Michael Moore, Ron Kovic, Moby, Tom Morello, Mark Ruffalo, Nancy Kricorian, James Schamus, Carl Dix, Oliver Stone, Cindy Sheehan, and Cornel West, joined by attorneys for the ... (more)
Hunger games: Critical health fears as Gitmo strike marks Day 100
Five critical, 30 force-fed, 100 to 130 taking part - data that makes for grim reading as the Guantanamo hunger strike enters its 100th day.
Wed May 15, 2013
Gitmo prison must be closed down ASAP - Russian human rights envoy
Moscow has expressed concern over Guantanamo and the fate of a Russian inmate held there.
Lawyers: Abusive Cavity Searches at Gitmo Designed to Quell Ongoing Hunger Strike
In the latest news from Guantanamo Bay, detainees' lawyers are saying that the prisoners are now being forced to undergo intrusive body cavity searches before they can speak to their lawyers.
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
Gitmo prisoner: Obama has 'abandoned' detainees
In this March 30, 2010, file photo reviewed by the U.S. military, a U.S. trooper stands in the turret of a vehicle with a machine gun, left, as a guard looks out from a tower at the detention facility of Guantanamo Bay U.S. Naval Base in Cuba.
Gitmo prisoner: Obama has 'abandoned' detainees
In this Jan. 14, 2011, file photo human rights activists, hooded and wearing orange prison garb to represent prisoners at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, demonstrate in front of the White House in Washington because the prison has not been closed down by President Obama.
Mon May 13, 2013
Muncie Free Press
Big Media: The Star Press Ignores Protest, Plight of Gitmo Prisoners on Hunger Strike
A hunger strike by a local activist began Monday in order to try to increase media coverage of the same action inmates at Guantanamo Bay have undertaken after being held for years without any rights.