Guantanamo

Andrea Germanos, staff writer
 A Witness Against Torture protest at NYC City Hall on June 26, 2012. (Photo: Felton Davis/flickr/cc)
"It is outrageous that the U.S. government continues to perpetuate the myth of an 'endless war,' as a supposed justification for holding prisoners indefinitely"
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Activists outside the U.S. Supreme Court on Jan. 11, 2017 marking the 15th anniversary of the Guantanamo Bay prison. (Photo: Susan Melkisethian/flickr/cc)
Trump is giving "new life to a prison that symbolizes America's descent into...
Julia Conley, staff writer
Challenging their detention, prisoners argue Trump's pledge to keep them there...

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...