News Stories relating to "guantanamo"
Thursday, January 19, 2012
Our modern Guantanamo
torturers used the same tools that were used during the Spanish Inquisition in the 13th and 14th centuries, such as stress positions and, yes, even waterboarding! The inquisition continued for 600 years, and in the January/February...
Friday, January 13, 2012
Not everyone realizes that a new law has been passed that allows the military to detain American citizens indefinitely without a trial, the way it sends foreigners to Guantanamo now. Even though the military and covert agencies say they don't want this kind of power, congress passed the bill anyway. Obama threatened to veto it, but let it pass...
Monday, January 5, 2009
...but no one will take the prisoners! - If Obama follows up on his promise to close Guantanamo prison in Cuba, what will he do with the detainees? 225 prisoners are still being held there, 60 of whom have already been cleared for release. The Bush administration has asked Australia to take some of them in?two times in one year...