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Ex-Guantanamo Detainee Now An Al Qaeda Leader in Yemen
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Guantanamo, Ibrahim Qosi released, Al Qaeda leader, Yemen, Obama )

- 315 days ago -
In July 2010, Ibrahim Qosi plead guilty to charges of conspiracy and material support for terrorism before a military commission. His plea was part of a deal in which he agreed to cooperate with prosecutors. On July 2012, he was transferred to Sudan.
A Murder Mystery at Guantanamo Bay
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: War & Peace, U.S., War on Terror, Guantanamo, Torture, War Crimes )

- 739 days ago -
America's plunge into the "dark side" last decade created a hidden history of shocking brutality, including torture and homicides, that the U.S. government would prefer to keep secret, even though many of the perpetrators are out of office.
Bowe Bergdahl, American Soldier, Freed By Taliban in Prisoner Trade (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, war, Afghan War, Guantanamo, government, military, troops, politics, news )

- 872 days ago -
Sergeant Bergdahl, the lone American prisoner of war from the Afghan conflict, has been released in exchange for five Taliban prisoners at Guantánamo Bay.
Oppose Effort to Restrict Guantanamo Transfers - SIGN PLEASE !
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Guantanamo, detainees, transfers, NDAA, Fiscal Year 2015 debate, Congress )

- 890 days ago -
As part of the debate over the FY 2015 NDAA, the House may vote on provisions that will further restrict transfers out of Guantanamo. Tell your Rep. to vote against any effort to restrict transfers out of Gitmo !
Close Guantanamo in 2014 ACTION US
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: guantanamo, ethics, usa, humanrights, corruption, politics )

- 989 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 ) )

- 1006 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 )

- 1012 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 )

- 1223 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 )

- 1251 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 )

- 1314 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 )

- 1742 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 )

- 2155 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 )

- 2204 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 )

- 2204 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 )

- 2220 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

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