Guantanamo

Andrea Germanos, staff writer
A draft executive order reported to be circulating within the Trump White House calls for keeping the notorious Guantánamo Bay prison open and allowing for individuals associated with the Islamic State (ISIS) to be sent there—a plan described by one expert as "toxic policy" and "a national security disaster." "Guantánamo 2.0 would be a national...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
The Obama administration made clear Tuesday that it would not be fulfilling its...
Nika Knight, staff writer
Protesters demonstrate against Guantanamo Bay in front of the Supreme Court on January 11, 2017
As pro-torture President-elect Donald Trump prepares to take office, members of...

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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...