Little noted by a mainstream media willfully blind to America's ongoing human rights abuses, Mohamedou Ould Slahi's "endless world tour" of detention and torture over 14 harrowing years at Guantánamo may come to a close after being cleared Wednesday for release. The author of the searing Guantánamo Diary and reportedly Gitmo's most tortured prisoner, Slahi - it is vital we remember this - was never charged with a crime.
The agreement, warned Rep. Barbara Lee, "leaves thousands of troops in Afghanistan and lacks the critical investments in peacebuilding, human-centered development, or governance reform needed to rebuild Afghan society."
"Who are we bombing? Why? What will it yield but more war?"
"Politicians never ever ever say that. Ever."
Human Rights Watch (HRW)
Amnesty International - USA
Congresswoman Barbara Lee
Physicians for Social Responsibility
Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada