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Close Guantanamo in 2014 ACTION US
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: guantanamo, ethics, usa, humanrights, corruption, politics )

- 661 days ago -
In his State of the Union address, President Obama set a clear goal of closing Guantanamo in 2014. In order for it to happen, he needs the support of Congress to lift the remaining restrictions on detainee transfers.
Report and VIDEO From January 11th Protest Against Guantanamo in DC
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Guantanamo Prison, World Can't Wait, Guantanamo, government, politics, crime, constitution ) )

- 677 days ago -
Over 200 people gathered in pouring rain at the White House on the beginning of the 13th year of operation of the Guantanamo prison to demand Close Guantanamo Now. (Follow up posting )
Debra Sweet: Guantanamo MUST Be Closed Now! (The World Can't Wait)   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: World Can't Wait, Guantanamo, Debra Sweet, government, politics, crime, constitution )

- 684 days ago -
PLEASE watch this video! Debra Sweet, director of "World Can't Wait" is speaking on the occasion of their tour startet in NYC on 11 Jan, 2014, marking the 12th anniversary of Guantanamo Prison Camp.
House Votes to Block Obama Plan to Close Guantanamo
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Guantanamo, NDAA, defense bill, Senate, House, Obama )

- 894 days ago -
The U.S. House of Representatives passed a massive defense bill on Friday that includes measures to block President Barack Obama's plans to close the Guantanamo Bay prison, underscoring the tough fight ahead for the White House as it seeks to shutter it
Tell Obama to Close Guantanamo - Call-in Day - Action
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Guantanamo, hunger strikers, protests, health risk, illness, humanrights, violation, UN, justice system, US, Obama )

- 923 days ago -
Grab your phone and help us flood the White House with calls demanding action. Fill out the form below to let us know that you've placed a call to the White House - even if you don't get through. We'll use this information to add strength to our campaign
US Admits Gitmo Hunger Strike Spreading
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Guantanamo, hunger strikers, protests, health risk, illness, humanrights, violation, UN, justice system, US )

- 985 days ago -
Capt. Robert Durand denied that the hunger strike is "a widespread phenomenon, as alleged," by the captives' lawyers, and blamed them of spreading "outright falsehoods and gross exaggerations." He downplayed the reports of a mass strike at Gitmo.>>
Occupy Chicago Protests Obama At Fundraiser - New Video   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: obama, obama-administration, politics, government, democrats, republicans, u.s., congress, president-obama, economy, jobs, unemployment, interesting, news, campaign-2012, business, guantanamo, liberals, protest, Occupy-Chicago, re-election, chicago )

- 1414 days ago -
Watch an angry and extremely disappointed group of Liberal demonstrators publicly list their grievances and demands directly to President Obama, which is all going on right outside an important 'Chicago' fundraiser in front of the University of Illinois.
Free Fayiz Al-Kandari to the Care of the Kuwaiti Government Now!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: guantanamo, obama, department of justice, detainees, americans, ethics, freedoms, government, military, politics, war )

- 1826 days ago -
We urgently call upon the United States government to immediately release Fayiz al-Kandari to the care of the Kuwaiti government. Kuwait has made various requests for the repatriation of Mr. al-Kandari and has made huge investment in its monitoring system
DOJ's Troubled Case Against Gitmo Detainee Uthman
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: guantanamo, bush, cheney, government, iraq, military, obama, politics )

- 1875 days ago -
Two men were tortured for more than a year inside the CIA's secret prisons program. One committed suicide at Guantánamo Bay. Another was driven "psychotic" from interrogations.
In Gitmo Opinion, Two Versions of Reality
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: guantanamo, gitmo, detainees, bush, obama, ethics, government, terrorism, war )

- 1875 days ago -
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 )

- 1892 days ago -
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 )

- 1895 days ago -
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 ...
The Guantanamo Suicides and the Dishonor Upon Us All
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Guantanamo, torture, deception, utter_disgracecorruption, cover-up )

- 2137 days ago -
Secret autopsies by unknown physicians were conducted. When the bodies were received by families, portions of the throat, including the larynx and nearby bones, were missing, thus removing evidence of how the men died. Requests by independent pathologists
Reflections On Mohamed Jawad's Release From GuantáNamo
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: torture, injustice, guantanamo )

- 2276 days ago -
Long-time readers of my work will know that I championed the cause of Mohamed Jawad, the Afghan prisoner released from Guantánamo on August 24, for nearly two years, from the moment that he was, ludicrously, put forward for a trial by Military Commission
GuantáNamo And The Courts (Part Two): Obama's Shame
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: guantanamo )

- 2296 days ago -
Bush's Justice Department lives on in two depressing court rulings

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