Guantanamo

Crofton Black, Bureau of Investigative Journalism
Less than a quarter of the 119 detainees named in the US Senate’s summary report into the CIA’s secret torture programme remain in the military prison for the most “hardline” terror suspects – Guantánamo Bay – the Bureau has established. Milestone research by the Bureau and The Rendition Project has identified only 36 individuals who were sent to...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
On the heels of protests pressing for the closure of the offshore military-run...
Sarah Lazare, staff writer
Protesters were arrested in the nearby Capitol Visitor Center Monday afternoon. (Photo courtesy of Witness Against Torture)
Over a dozen protesters disrupted the Senate Monday afternoon by chanting...

Further

In the first known instance of U.S. military conscience objection at Guantánamo, a male Navy nurse has refused to continue taking part in the often brutal forced feeding of Gitmo hunger strikers, who consider the practice torture. News of the historic action, reportedly by a Latino captain, came from a Syrian hunger striker who is challenging the policy in court and described the nurse's evolution: "Once he saw with his own eyes that what he was told was contrary to what was actually taking...