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3 hrs ago | Medical Daily
A commander's statement to "60 Minutes" about the extent that Guantanamo Bay prison guards are suffering from PTSD proved to be unsupported.
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7 hrs ago | United Nations
"We are deeply concerned that the life of Mr. Ameziane could be in danger in Algeria," said the Special Rapporteurs on torture, Juan E. Mendez, and on human rights and counter-terrorism, Ben Emmerson.
Congress is currently debating the FY2014 National Defense Authorization Act , annual legislation that sets spending levels for most Department of Defense operations.
"That's rather provocative and offensive, isn't it?" Judge Thomas Griffith asked a government lawyer at a hearing of a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.
Federal appeals court judges Monday questioned whether the government has gone too far by searching the genital areas of Guantanamo detainees who want to meet with their lawyers.
December is Human Rights month and the 10th of December is Human Rights Day. What better time for President Obama to fulfill his promise of actually closing Guantanamo Bay and to initiate an investigation of violations of human rights by the US government post-9/11? The UN Convention Against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment ... (more)
There are no statistics that support the claim of twice the number of troops diagnosed with PTSD.
A British resident locked up at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, was heartened by a letter from Foreign Secretary William Hague , a prisoner rights activist said.
The Guantanamo Bay detention camp has changed its protocol. Undeterred by criticism about transparency and humans rights violations, officials at the camp will no longer disclose information about detainees on hunger strike.
In a brief statement less than an hour after the passing of former South African President Nelson Mandela was announced, President Obama called the legendary dissident "influential, courageous, and profoundly good," noting that "he achieved more than could be expected from any man."
US Army Private First Class Bradley Manning arrives alongside military officials at a US military court facility to hear his sentence in his trial at Fort Meade, Maryland on August 21, 2013.
Pakistan and Afghanistan have released waves of Taliban prisoners in a goodwill gesture-but instead of returning home as promised, the radicals are flocking to rejoin the fight against the West.
Today the Supreme Court will hear arguments in yet another case concerning the right of men held at Guantanamo prison to appeal for their freedom.
In this week's Last Days , Dave Schmader writes about the disturbing 2013 trend of Americans needing help and other Americans responding by shooting them.