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  1. Military judge orders overseer of Gitmo cases replacedRead the original story w/Photo

    47 min ago | Baltimore News

    ... Md. (AP) -- A military judge is ordering the Pentagon to replace the overseer of war crimes tribunals at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Air Force Col. Vance Spath made the ruling Monday. He found that the current convening authority, retired Marine Corps ...

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  2. Military judge orders overseer of Gitmo cases replacedRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Daily Herald

    A military judge ordered the Defense Department Monday to replace the overseer of war crimes tribunals at the U.S. Navy base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, declaring that his ill-fated attempt to accelerate the cases amounted to unlawful influence. The judge, Air Force Col.

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  3. UK Muslim Org Under Fire for Jihadi John SympathyRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    ... was among them. "We believe that they have played an important role in highlighting the ongoing abuses at Guantanamo Bay and at many other sites around the world, including many instances of torture," the trust said. "We believe that Cage is asking ...

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  4. Navy judge named in Guantanamo discrimination complaint lifts no-touch order to female guardsRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Columbia Daily Herald

    Taliban and al-Qaida detainees in orange jumpsuits sit in a holding area during in-processing to the temporary detention facility on Jan. 18, 2002, in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. The Senate Select Committee on Intelligence released a report on the CIA's interrogation practices.

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  5. Order restricting female guards lifted at GuantanamoRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Virginian-Pilot

    In this June 7, 2014 file photo, the entrance to Camp 5 and Camp 6 at the U.S. military's Guantanamo Bay detention center at Guantanamo Bay Naval Base, Cuba, is seen on June 7, 2014. A military judge has lifted his restraining order and is again allowing female prison guards to touch an alleged war criminal while moving him between Guantanamo's most clandestine prison and legal appointments.

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  6. Judge Pohl suspends 9/11 GITMO terrorists' hearingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Examiner.com

    While diplomatic relations with Cuba may be warming, the five 9/11 terrorists charged with masterminding the historic 2001 attacks against the US are stuck in judicial limbo after Chief Judge Army Col James Pohl froze the proceedings citing the Pentagon's order mandating all judges involved with trials at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba be transferred to the island for the duration of the proceedings. Judge Pohl said the government 's actions constitute the appearance of pressuring military judges to speed up the pace, something that usurps judicial discretion and compromises the military judges.

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  7. US rescinds rule requiring judges to move to GuantanamoRead the original story

    Friday | KDWN

    A new rule that required military judges presiding over the war crimes tribunals at the U.S. Navy base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, to relocate to the remote installation has been rescinded, the Pentagon said Friday. The Department of Defense official who imposed the new rule reversed it two days after it prompted one judge, Army Col.

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  8. Pentagon Urges Gitmo Judge To Drop Case Against Former GeneralRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | The Daily Caller

    The Pentagon has completely backed off an order which would have forced judges to drop everything and move to Guantanamo Bay to speed up the pace of the trials, focusing instead on begging judge Vance Spath to drop the case. Deputy Defense Secretary Robert Work initially signed off on the order in January in what he says was an effort to forward the objectives of the Obama administration by moving the trials along.

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  9. Thousands of immigrant prisoners moved to undisclosed locations after protesting conditionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Daily Kos

    ... the tent-city prison has been given the nickname Ritmo for its oppressive conditions and resemblance to Guantanamo Bay. It is one of thirteen private Criminal Alien Requirement facilities in the country receiving millions in taxpayer dollars to ...

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  10. Other people backed by Jihadi John's apologists CAGE: Lady al...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Daily Mail

    ... still at large, including radical Muslim cleric Abu Hamza and Aafia Siddiqui dubbed 'Lady al Qaeda'. Former Guantanamo Bay detainee Moazzam Begg, who was charged with terror offences, founded the Islamic rights group and it has been funded by some ...

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    Thursday Feb 26 | Democracy Now

    ... We are also joined by Victoria Suter, who was held at Homan Square after being arrested at the A former Guantanamo Bay interrogator involved in torture was also a longtime Chicago police officer known for abusing people of color. According to The ...

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  12. Inside Afghanistan's Bagram AirfieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Time

    ... politics. In his previous project, Guantanamo: If the Light Goes out , he photographed the U.S. naval base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, its detention camp and the homes of released detainees. He then laid them out unordered to create the sense of ...

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  13. Guantanamo court holds closed session discussing U.S. military influence over trialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | The Raw Story

    ... by the US military shows an Army soldier walking in 'Camp 6' detention facility at the US Naval Station in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, April 8, 2014 [AFP] A U.S. military court at Guantanamo Bay met in closed session on Thursday as the judge assesses ...

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  14. Families Of Sept. 11 Victims Watch Guantanamo Hearings With Mixed FeelingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | KWBU-TV Waco

    ... his mother, Rhonda , in the Sept. 11 attacks; she died at the Pentagon. This month, he sat in a courtroom at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and looked at five men accused of planning those attacks. Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and four other men held at the ...

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  15. British Human Rights Group Calls Jihadi John Suspect - Beautiful Young Man'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Breitbart.com

    A Human Rights group founded by a former Guantanamo Bay detainee turned activist Moazzam Begg has blamed British foreign policy and the security services for 'Jihadi John' beheading seven hostages as an executioner and propagandist working for the Islamic State. The notion that the murderer known as Jihadi John, now thought to be born Kuwati-born Mohammed Emwazi, might solely responsible for his actions was questioned by the Cage group today.

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  16. CNN Guest Rips 'Victim Mentality' Justifying Islamist TerrorismRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | NewsBusters.org

    ... (which was formerly known as Cage Prisoners) is Moazzam Begg, who spent almost three years as a detainee at Guantanamo Bay . The organization also boasts on its website that it " has been campaigning against the War on Terror for more than a decade ...

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  17. MomentumAN Embarrassment of RichesRead the original story

    Aug 12, 2010 | American Reporter

    ... year. During the 2008 campaign, both candidates Barack Obama and John McCain promised to close the prison at Guantanamo Bay. However, President Obama, apparently scared by the right-wing paranoids, hasn't transferred any prisoners to maximum federal ...

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  18. Next 25 ArticlesRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 26 | Lucianne.com

    ... around noon Wednesday, and complaints immediately began to pour in A Human Rights group founded by a former Guantanamo Bay detainee turned activist Moazzam Begg has blamed British foreign policy and the security services for 'Jihadi John' beheading ...

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  19. British Human Rights Group Calls JihadiJohn Suspect - Beautiful Young Man'Read the original story

    Thursday Feb 26 | Lucianne.com

    A Human Rights group founded by a former Guantanamo Bay detainee turned activist Moazzam Begg has blamed British foreign policy and the security services for 'Jihadi John' beheading seven hostages as an executioner and propagandist working for the Islamic State. The notion that the murderer known as Jihadi John, now thought to be born Kuwati-born Mohammed Emwazi, might solely responsible for his actions was questioned by the Cage group today.

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  20. Chicago Police Accused of Running Secret Black SiteRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Truthdig

    ... who was held at Homan Square after being arrested at the NATO protests in Chicago in 2012. Also, a former Guantanamo Bay interrogator involved in torture was a longtime Chicago police officer known for abusing people of color. "Democracy Now!" ...

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