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Protesters Denounce Detainment and Abuse at Alleged Chicago Police 'Black Site'
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americas, crime & drugs, homan square, chicago, chicago police, gitmo2chicago, guantanamo bay, black site )

- 1596 days ago -
"We're trying to make policy demands as well as just rally," protester Billy Joe Mills, a Chicago attorney, told the Chicago Tribune. "I don't want this happening in my backyard."
Inside Guantanamo Bay: We Go Behind Bars in the World's Most Controversial Prison (TEXT and PHOTOS)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Guantanamo Bay, prisoners, photos, ethics, government, military, politics )

- 1849 days ago -
Deep inside the world's most controversial prison a solitary inmate paces up and down like a caged animal. Reporter Sean Rayment & photographer Matt Sprake visited the US military detention centre in Cuba where terror suspects are held for years without..
PETITION - Tell President Obama to Keep His Promise and Close Guantanamo NOW!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, guantanamo bay, torture, crimes against humanity, abuse, government, ethics )

- 2009 days ago -
Obama acknowledged last year that Guantánamo needs to close because in his words it's "inefficient," hurtful to our "international standing," and "should never have been opened" in the first place. -- Please sign petition to help secure justice at last.
PETITION - Urge Your Senators to Support Closing Guantanamo
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, guantanamo bay, indefinite detention, no trial, no conviction, jail forever )

- 2065 days ago -
I strongly support closing the detention facility at US Naval Station Guantanamo Bay. Indefinite detention and unfair trials violate human rights and do not make us safer. There is a far better alternative to Guantanamo: the criminal justice system here.
Anonymous Takes Aim At Guantanamo, Vows To Close Prison Through Online Attacks
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Anonymous, Guantanamo Bay, hunger strike, indefinite detention, Prison )

- 2258 days ago -
"We stand in solidarity with the Guantanamo hunger strikers. We will shut down Guantanamo," Anonymous vowed in a recent post online."
Take Action! Rights Returned to Guatanamo Inmates [Amnesty International]
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, constitution, Guantanamo Bay, rights )

- 3454 days ago -
Justice Department-led task force recently released its recommendation to continue holding nearly 50 Guantanamo detainees indefinitely. These actions are in direct violation of civil liberties, human rights, & a Supreme Court ruling in '08 confirming Habe
Poll: US Divided Over Torture, Closing Guantanamo
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, obama, Prior bushadministration, Guantanamo Bay, war, terrorism, torture, crime )

- 3695 days ago -
Just over half of Americans say torture is at least sometimes justified to thwart terrorist attacks and are evenly divided over whether to close the Guantanamo Bay prison, according to a poll that underscores the challenges President Barack Obama faces--
President Obama Orders Closing Gitmo & Secret CIA Prisons
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: cia, obama, gitmo closure, Guantanamo Bay )

- 3824 days ago -
President Obama signed an executive order to close Guantanamo Bay Gulag and the secret CIA prisons worldwide, where captives would be rendered and tortured by other countries on your behalf...
Top Bush Aides Pushed for GuantáNamo Torture
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, bush administration, )

- 4105 days ago -
America's most senior general was "hoodwinked" by top Bush administration officials determined to push through aggressive interrogation techniques of terror suspects held at Guantánamo Bay.
Protesting the Guantanamo Concentration Camp At the Supreme Court
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: freedoms, Guantanamo Bay, repression )

- 4144 days ago -
On January 11, 2007, the fifth anniversary of the opening of the U.S. concentration camp at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, dozens of us solemnly assembled inside Federal District Court in Washington, DC. Organized by Witness Against Torture, we were..
ON THIS DAY - 2002: Camp X-Ray Pictures Spark Outrage
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, terrorism, bush, bushadministration, guantanamo bay, 2002, on this day, government, military, propaganda )

- 4195 days ago -
The publication of photographs of prisoners being held at a US military camp in Cuba has led to concern that their human rights are being abused. The Pentagon has released the pictures showing the detainees kneeling and subjected to sensory deprivation on
Guantanamo Detainee Describes Torture
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: bush, Guantanamo Bay, war crimes, torture, beatings, crime, bushadministration, military )

- 4357 days ago -
THE family of a British resident being held at the Guantanamo Bay prison camp have released a graphic dossier detailing abuse he says he faced at the hands of his captors.
Report: White House Nearing Decision to Close Guantanamo
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: bushadministration, government, Guantanamo Bay, military, politics, world )

- 4406 days ago -
The Bush administration is nearing a decision to close the Guantanamo Bay detainee facility and move the terror suspects there to military prisons elsewhere, The Associated Press has learned.

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