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The International Business Times reported on Dec. 10, 2013 on a brief moment when President Obama shook hands with Raul Castro as Obama started to speak at Mandela's memorial service.
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A commander's statement to "60 Minutes" about the extent that Guantanamo Bay prison guards are suffering from PTSD proved to be unsupported.
Edmonton lawyer Dennis Edney, who has fought a decade-long battle for legal rights for Omar Khadr, received a prestigious human rights award Tuesday evening from the John Humphrey Centre for Peace and Human Rights.
Lawmakers scurried Tuesday to avoid failing to pass a defense authorization bill for the first time in more than a half-century, as the nation's top military commander warned that further delay might imperil U.S. troops stationed around the globe.
Two U.N. special investigators say they fear an Algerian man recently sent home from Guantanamo Bay against his will is in danger.
A federal court has declined to get involved in a dispute over medical care for an obese prisoner in declining health at the Guantanamo Bay detention centre.
Some chief executives make promises that they know they probably cannot or will not keep.
Two congressional committees have agreed to make it easier for the Pentagon to transfer Guantanamo Bay prisoners to their home countries, surpassing a major hurdle in the Obama administration's ability to close the facility.
A well-known lawyer based in St. Johnsbury travels across Vermont to Burlington this week to talk about representing a client who is imprisoned at the military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
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.
The key appellate court that’s incited a Senate-confirmation clash confronted on Monday touchy questions about searches of detainees at the U.S. naval base at Guantanamo Bay.
A man who cut off his forearm to free himself after becoming trapped by a dislodged boulder in a Utah canyon is in jail after being arrested in Denver over allegations of domestic violence.
Princeton University is set to start the vaccination of nearly 6,000 students to try to stop an outbreak of type B meningitis.
Israeli police say more than a thousand people have protested in support of ultra-Orthodox Jews who were detained for failing to report for a mandatory draft assessment.
Hundreds of hareidi Jews gathered Monday outside Kele Shesh the military prison at Atlit to protest the incarceration of two yeshiva students.
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)
A major with the Nazi SS admitted at the Nuremberg trials that - under orders from the chief of the Gestapo - he and some other Nazi operatives faked attacks on their own people and resources which they blamed on the Poles, to justify the invasion of Poland.