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Tag: Gitmo
  • Hunger strike and force feeding at Guantanamo drowned out by media

    While many have been paying attention to the Zimmerman case, or even worse, the Paula Deen affair, a hunger strike that has been going on for months in the dark abyss that is Guantanamo Bay has come to a head. Since March, more than 160 of the detainees have participated in this strike, and around …

  • Doctor to be released after 8 years in Gitmo

    From AntiWar.com: Following a review, the United States government has agreed to release Dr. Ayman Batarfi, the 38-year old Yemeni humanitarian worker who has been held as a detainee at Guantanamo Bay since his captured shortly after the 2001 American invasion of Afghanistan. Batarfi was reportedly volunteering at a Jalalabad hospital at the time of …

  • Bagram, the New Gitmo

    Although Barack Obama seems to be moving forward with his much-publicized decision to close Guantanamo Bay, whether this moves signals an end to American detention and, arguably, torture of suspected terrorists is considerably less certain.  As The American Conservative explains, [a]nother 700 prisoners are being detained at Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan. Their status is …