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  1. 'Deport first, appeal later': Policy shift as migrants detained for yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2015 | Russia Taday

    ... to the Independent. Campaigners called it a "disgrace" and likened the treatment of migrants in the UK to Guantanamo Bay. In total, 3,378 people are detained in the UK under Immigration Act Powers awaiting deportation, according to data obtained ...

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  2. Obama's Irresponsible Gitmo PlanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2015 | Commentary Magazine

    To the list of unilateral second-term moves, we can now add President Obama's determination to close the Guantanamo Bay detention facility in the face of both public opinion and congressional intent. The New York Times reports that the administration has accelerated the release of terrorists detained at Gitmo: "Now 127 prisoners remain at Guantanamo, down from 680 in 2003, and the Pentagon is ready to release two more groups of prisoners in the next two weeks; officials will not provide a specific number.

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  3. President Obama's push to empty Guantanamo cells acceleratesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2015 | The Age

    Washington: In a series of secret night-time flights during the past two months, the Obama administration made more progress towards the president's goal of emptying the military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, than it had since 2009. The accelerated pace came after an era of political infighting and long bureaucratic delays.

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  4. Witness Against Torture: Daily Update - Day 1 of the Fast for JusticeRead the original story

    Jan 5, 2015 | War Is A Crime

    ... write 'unsubscribe' in the subject line *** marks the thirteenth anniversary of the U.S. detention center at Guantanamo Bay, the ninth anniversary of Witness Against Torture's There are 28 fewer men in Guantanamo as we gather this year then there ...

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  5. Obama nears goal for Guantanamo with faster pace of releasesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2015 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    WASHINGTON>> In a series of secret nighttime flights in the last two months, the Obama administration made more progress toward the president's goal of emptying the military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, than it had since 2009. The accelerated pace came after an era of political infighting and long bureaucratic delays.

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  6. Home Office figures show migrants detained for more than two years at a timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2015 | The Independent

    Migrants are being held in detention for years on end, despite not facing any charges, in what campaigners are comparing to the plight of Britons imprisoned in Guantanamo Bay. New figures released by the Home Office reveal how one man has been detained for 1,701 days - almost five years - topping a list of the 20 longest recorded lengths of detention, all of which are at least two years.

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  7. Support for Afghanistan war rises as combat mission endsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2015 | The Columbian

    ... withdrew hastily from a war he promised to end. Last year also saw the Obama administration release five Guantanamo Bay detainees in a prisoner swap for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who left his post in Afghanistan in 2009. A July Post-ABC poll found 39 ...

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  8. Washington's wilderness expansion: devilish dealingRead the original story

    Jan 5, 2015 | Crosscut.com

    ... to logging and mining interests; conservation for future generations, a la Alpine Lakes; and keeping the Guantanamo Bay prison's concertina wire in place. Everything was heaped into a catchall bill that no member of Congress had time to thoroughly ...

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  9. As combat mission ends, support for Afghanistan war risesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2015 | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... withdrew hastily from a war he promised to end. Last year also saw the Obama administration release five Guantanamo Bay detainees in a prisoner swap for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who left his post in Afghanistan in 2009. A July Post-ABC poll found 39 ...

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  10. Guantanamo Bay in 54 SecondsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2015 | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

    While Obama is far behind on his promise to close the detention camp, his administration did end 2014 with the most prisoners freed in five years - 28 men. January 11, 2014 marked the 12th anniversary of a U.S. detention facility at Guantanamo Bay.

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  11. Post-ABC poll: Support for Afghanistan war rises as combat mission endsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2015 | The Washington Post

    ... withdrew hastily from a war he promised to end. Last year also saw the Obama administration release five Guantanamo Bay detainees in a prisoner swap for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who left his post in Afghanistan in 2009. A July Post-ABC poll found 39 ... 12 comments

  12. If Obama won't bring U.S. torturers to justice, why not compensate torture victims for life?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2015 | The Japan Times

    ... militants. A former State Department official under George W. Bush, Lawrence Wilkerson, admitted that the Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, detention base was never filled with evil America-haters: "It became apparent to me as early as August 2002, and probably ...

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  13. Briton 'lived' Guantanamo tortureRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2015 | Wirral Globe

    Shaker Aamer has been cleared for release since 2009, on the condition that he returns to Saudi Arabia rather than the UK British Guantanamo Bay detainee Shaker Aamer claims he has "lived" torture techniques outlined in a major US report "every day for thousands of days". The 47-year-old, who has been cleared for release from the detention camp since 2009, said he had not read the 6,000-page report but had been the victim of one of the measures outlined in it - "rectal rehydration".

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  14. Obama Still Determined to Close GuantanamoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2015 | Townhall

    In the last two months, President Obama has overseen the release of 22 prisoners from Guantanamo Bay, and he doesn't seem to be stopping anytime soon. The Hill reports : With less than two years left in office, the president appears to be going full throttle, promising in a December interview on CNN "to do everything" he can to fulfill his 2008 campaign promise of shutting down Guantanamo, despite congressional opposition.

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  15. Next 25 ArticlesRead the original story

    Jan 3, 2015 | Lucianne.com

    ... schools "teaching to the test," protested by some on the left for If it seems like the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay has seen a lot of media attention of late, you're not imagining things. Noah covered the release of five more detainees on ...

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  16. A fire sale at Gitmo?Read the original story

    Jan 3, 2015 | Lucianne.com

    If it seems like the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay has seen a lot of media attention of late, you're not imagining things. Noah covered the release of five more detainees on Tuesday, but the accelerated rate of transfers has just begun to gain notice - as well as the timing.

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  17. Report: U.S. Special Forces Forced to Abort Hostage Rescue Against ISISRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2015 | Breitbart.com

    ... was pictured in an orange jumpsuit, even though those orange jumpsuits were supposedly ISIS' critique of Guantanamo Bay, which President Obama is emptying out as fast as he can. The same issue includes some thoughts from captive British journalist ...

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  18. Immunity and interrogators: a second lookRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 25, 2014 | The Daily Republic

    ... at Iraq's Abu Ghraib prison. They primarily dealt with setting up a military commission to try detainees at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, including which of the nearly 600 detainees would face prosecution and who would be released. Ten years ago, when Sept. ...

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  19. US ramps up transfer plans for Guantanamo detaineesRead the original story

    Dec 24, 2014 | Journalgazette.net

    WASHINGTON The Obama administration is accelerating its efforts to shut down the Guantanamo Bay detention center, preparing to move dozens of inmates out of the prison in coming months in a step forward for President Obama's redoubled attempt to achieve a core national security objective before he leaves office. U.S. officials, describing administration plans to significantly reduce the Guantanamo population over the next six months, said they are in talks with a wide range of countries that they hope will accept all 64 detainees now approved for transfer.

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  20. Obama administration accelerates transfers of Guantanamo detaineesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2014 | Russia Taday

    Dozens of innocent men still held at the Guantanamo Bay prison complex in Cuba can expect to be transferred in the next six months as the Obama administration tries to complete its policy goal of shuttering the prison, the Pentagon said. Pentagon officials said President Obama is in talks with leaders from a wide range of potential host countries in the hope that they will accept all 64 detainees now approved for transfer.

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