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Please Thank the President - New Guantanamo Transfers! -SIGN PLEASE !
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Gitmo, releases, repatriation, Obama, congress, NDAA, Gitmo news )

Angelika
- 222 days ago - org.salsalabs.com
The Administration recently repatriated two men from Guantanamo to Saudi Arabia and two more to Sudan. The detainees are reported to have agreed to these transfers.
Penny Lane: Gitmo's Other Secret CIA Facility
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Gitmo, prison, CIA, inmates, secret agents, bushadministration, abuse, terrorism, government )

Angelika
- 241 days ago - bigstory.ap.org
A few hundred yards from the administrative offices of the Guantanamo Bay prison, hidden behind a ridge covered in thick scrub and cactus, sits a closely held secret.
Obama Announces Steps Toward Guantanamo Closure
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Gitmo, Cuba, USA, Obama, hunger strikes, rights, torture, indefinite detention, closing commitment, protests, politics, health )

Angelika
- 432 days ago - cbsnews.com
In a comprehensive counterterrorism speech Thursday at Fort McNair in Washington, D.C., Mr. Obama said, "There is no justification beyond politics for Congress to prevent us from closing a facility that should never have been opened."
Michelle Obama: Tell Barack to Close Guantanamo Prison - ACTION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Gitmo, Cuba, USA, Obama, hunger strikes, rights, torture, indefinite detention, suicides, protests, politics, health )

Angelika
- 448 days ago - codepink.salsalabs.com
This Mothers Day, help Om Abdurahman and the other mothers of GuantanAmo prisoners reunite with their sons by telling Michelle Obama to tell her husband to close Guantanamo Bay Prison immediately.
GAO Report on Guantanamo Doesn't Touch Indefinite Detention, Civil Liberties Offenses
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, bushadministration, congress, constitution, cover-up, crime, dishonesty, ethics, elections, freedoms, Gitmo, Govtfearmongering, justice, lies, media, military, politics, propaganda, republicans, usa )

Kit
- 606 days ago - truth-out.org
The infamous Guantanamo Bay prison in Cuba opened in January 2002. Now, ten years later, a report from the United States Government Accountability Office (GAO) finds it would be possible to close the military facility and move the 166 detainees to the US
The Impotence of the Loyal Partisan Voter
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, candidates, constitution, cover-up, democrats, elections, food prices, GITMO, Govtfearmongering, gasoline price, healthcare, housing, jobs, media, news, obama, politics, propaganda, socialsecurity )

Kit
- 1211 days ago - salon.com
The Democratic Party institutional structures of D.C., and the Beltway press in particular, not only hate the Democratic base -- they think it's good politics for Democratic politicians to kick that base publicly whenever possible.
Gitmo Detainee Acquitted of All But 1 Charge in NY - Yahoo! News
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: gitmo, detainee, acquittal, charges, conspiracy, civilian, trial, destruction )

Mary
- 1350 days ago - news.yahoo.com
NEW YORK - The first Guantanamo detainee to face a civilian trial was acquitted Wednesday of all but one of the hundreds of charges he helped unleash death and destruction on two U.S. embassies in 1998 -- a mixed result for what's been viewed as a terror..
In Gitmo Opinion, Two Versions of Reality
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: guantanamo, gitmo, detainees, bush, obama, ethics, government, terrorism, war )

Michelle
- 1391 days ago - propublica.org
When Judge Henry Kennedy Jr. ordered the release of a Guantánamo Bay detainee last spring, the case appeared to be a routine setback for an Obama administration that has lost a string of such cases.
Fayiz Al-Kandari, a Kuwaiti Aid Worker in Guantanamo, Loses His Habeas Petition
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: guantanamo, gitmo, fayiz, americans, crime, terrorism, war, military, media, government )

Michelle
- 1408 days ago - truth-out.org
For Fayiz al-Kandari, one of the last two Kuwaitis in Guantánamo, American justice has always been an oxymoron. Although he has maintained - for nearly nine years - that he is an innocent man, and although the U.S. government has no evidence
Classified: Perverting Democracy By Preventing Disclosure ~ Lt Col Barry Wingard
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: guantanamo, gitmo, war, terrorism, war on terror, justice, democrats, cover-up, ethics, freedoms, military )

Michelle
- 1411 days ago - truth-out.org
Whether you believe the US Constitution should be applied literally or think the authors intentionally left room for interpretation by future generations, it is generally accepted that our nation's founding document originates form the notion that ...
George W. Bush's Nightmare Before Christmas   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Scrooge, Humbug, Bush, Govtfearmongering, cheney, bushadministration, republicans, propaganda, terrorism, politics, lies, iraq, government, ethics, freedoms, corruption, Gitmo, war crimes )

Gregory
- 2053 days ago - youtube.com
The Bush administration isn't about to let democracy or the will of the people stop them from further ruining this country before they leave office.
"Torturing Democracy"--in 3 Parts
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Torture, Govtfearmongering, constitution, corruption, Gitmo )

Janet
- 2083 days ago - torturingdemocracy.org
Part 1: From 9/11 to waterboarding:The inside story Part 2. From the CIA to Guantanamo:[Copying harsh Communist interrogation methods]Part 3. While hundreds of men remain imprisoned in Guantanamo, Congress grants immunity to U.S. officials
Video: Protest in Washington to End Illegal US Detention   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: gitmo, war crimes, crime, ethics, freedoms, terrorism, torture, usa, lies, Amnesty International )

Gregory
- 2386 days ago - youtube.com
Watch footage of the protest and hear the inspiring speech made by the Director of Amnesty International in the USA, Larry Cox.Activists gathered on the National Mall, in view of Congress and the White House.
On Its Sixth Anniversary, Calls Resound Worldwide for Closure of Guantanamo Bay Prison
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: bushadministration, cheney, corruption, Govtfearmongering, lies, iraq, GITMO, Torture, secret sites, extraordinary rendition, guantanamo, Ratner, international, outrage, enemy combatants )

Gregory
- 2393 days ago - democracynow.org
VIDEO: Over 800 men and boys, so-called "enemy combatants," have been held without charge at Guantanamo since January 11, 2002. We speak to Michael Ratner, president of the Center for Constitutional Rights. We're also joined by London-based writer
Red Cross Monitors Barred From GuantáNamo
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: guantanamo, gitmo, abuse, americans, bush, bushadministration, cheney, constitution, corruption, cover-up, crime, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, government, Govtfearmongering, iran, iraq, lies, middle-east, military, propaganda, terrorism, torture, usa, wa )

Nicholas
- 2446 days ago - iht.com
A confidential 2003 manual for operating the Guantánamo detention center shows that military officials had a policy of denying detainees access to independent monitors from the International Committee of the Red Cross.
 

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