9 hrs ago
Obama to give anticipated speech on terrorism, drones
President Barack Obama will deliver long-promised remarks Thursday explaining the legal framework behind the decisions he makes to use drones against terrorist threats and further detail the administration's counterterrorism policy, according to a White House official.
9 hrs ago
The Orlando Sentinel
Obama to discuss al Qaeda, drones, Guantanamo Bay in Thursday speech
President Barack Obama , under fire for security lapses at a U.S. mission in Libya , will in a speech on Thursday lay out his wide-ranging counter-terrorism policy, from the controversial use of drones to efforts to close the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay , Cuba.
Sat May 18, 2013
Lake County Record-Bee
Through my lens: Starving for attention
It's been five years since President Obama promised to shut down Guantanamo Bay, and it's now been 100 days since roughly 80 percent of inmates began a hunger strike.
The Brattleboro Reformer
In his May 10 letter Mr. Richard Evers outlines the increasingly dire atmosphere and deteriorating conditions at the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay.
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.
The Smoking Gun Can Tellthe AP What a Federal LeakInvestigation Is Like
When, in 2006, the website The Smoking Gun released a secret CIA memo documenting prisoner organizing strategies at Guantanamo Bay, the FBI took notice.
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.
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
The China Post
Once a beacon, Barack Obama under fire regarding civil liberties
He may have been the first African-American president of the Harvard Law Review and taught constitutional law at the University of Chicago.
Lincoln Daily News
Recent leak cases and First Amendment battles
In the early 1970s, the Justice Department went to court to prevent further publication in The New York Times of portions of a top-secret study, dubbed the Pentagon Papers, which was packed with damaging details about America's conduct of the Vietnam War.
Gitmo Detainee's Release in Doubt
Lawyers for Noor Uthman Muhammed, a detainee at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, scheduled to be transferred out of the prison in December under a 2011 plea deal have asked a judge to order the Pentagon to live up to its agreement, recently unsealed tribunal papers show.
Wed May 15, 2013
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.
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.
The Count Of Monte Cristo
Most groups would baulk at condensing Alexandre Dumas's epic The Count Of Monte Cristo into a 90-minute play.
West Hawaii Today
Gitmo prisoner: Obama has 'abandoned' detainees
A detainee shields his face as he peers out through the so-called "bean hole" used to pass food into detainee cells, in December 2006 at Camp Delta detention center at Guantanamo Bay U.S. Naval Base, Cuba.
89 charged in Medicare fraud busts in 8 cities 'Taxpayers expect us...
OU, which faced the Aggies in Oklahoma City last year in the All-College Classic, will make the return trip in 2013, facing A&M on Dec.
Tue May 14, 2013
Guantanamo denying detainees lawyer contact without invasive body search
In a letter sent to British foreign secretary William Hague, a prominent human rights lawyer is alleging that Guantanamo Bay's hunger striking detainees are being threatened with humiliating body searches before they are allowed to contact legal counsel.
The Miami Herald
Medical alert in Guantanamo amid hunger strike
A U.S. military spokesman says medics at the Guantanamo Bay prison were called to a cell amid a long-running hunger strike at the U.S. base in Cuba.