Guantanamo

Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Mohamedou Ould Slahi, who documented his torture and imprisonment in the 2015 Guantánamo Diary , on Monday was finally returned home to his native Mauritania. Upon his release, Slahi said, "I feel grateful and indebted to the people who have stood by me. I have come to learn that goodness is transnational, transcultural, and trans-ethnic. I'm...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
The advocacy group Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) on Monday said the U.S...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
"Here’s the bottom line," said attorney Joe Margulies, "Since Barack Obama took office, there is no one more different—who they thought he was and who he is—than Abu Zubaydah. He has done nothing that authorizes his continued detention. It is morally and legally unjustified." (Photo: AP)
After 14 years of being held without charge, Guantánamo prisoner Abu Zubaydah,...

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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...