Guantánamo

Julia Conley, staff writer
"Torture is never justified and anyone who uses it must be held to account."
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Human rights advocates
"18 years of injustice. 18 years of impunity. 18 years too long."
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
The Report still
"If we do not learn from history we will be doomed to repeat our mistakes—and I...

Further

Having endured 14 years as "the most tortured man in Guantánamo," Mohamedou Ould Slahi has been denied a passport from his native Mauritania to seek medical treatment abroad for the effects of his detention and abuse - a refusal lawyers deem a brutal extension of "the extrajudicial punishment" of a man who was never charged with or convicted of a crime. Now "a prisoner in my own country," Slahi vows he "will get my rights peacefully" just as "everybody wants, my people and your people."