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Scholar Leads Effort to Catalog Civil-Rights Abuses at Guantanamo Baynew

As director of UC Davis' Center for the Study of Human Rights in the Americas, Almerindo Ojeda is heading up a project to collect testimonies on civil rights abuses at the detention center.
Sacramento News & Review  |  Kel Munger  |  11-24-2009  |  War

Obama Wusses Out on Gitmo

He promised to shut down Gitmo. But now President-Elect Obama wants to ratify Bush's torture trials.
Maui Time  |  Ted Rall  |  11-12-2008  |  Crime & Justice

Detainees Refute ICE's Denials of Abusenew

A recent report, based on interviews with 41 detainees over a period of eight months in 2007 and 2008, alleges various "human rights violations" at the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma, Wash., including inadequate medical care, lack of due process, and physical abuse.
Seattle Weekly  |  Nina Shapiro  |  08-18-2008  |  Crime & Justice

Eight Days in Gitmo: Observations on the Trial of Salim Hamdannew

I now understand that no matter what aspect of Guantanamo Bay is under examination, a person can't fully understand this off-shore prison project without going, seeing, and experiencing the now iconic legal black hole that the detention center and military commissions represent.
Artvoice  |  Julia Hall  |  08-18-2008  |  Crime & Justice

Is Anybody Paying Attention to McClatchy's Powerful Guantanamo Expose?new

With this past week's publication of a series on the Kafka-esque detention of thousands of foreign nationals following 9/11, the hybrid McClatchy–Knight Ridder DC operation is enjoying its biggest achievement to date.
Boston Phoenix  |  Adam Reilly  |  06-26-2008  |  Media

Score: Constitution 5, Gulags 4new

The supreme court's recent decision not only restored habeas-corpus rights to enemy combatants, but gave all of us one our most important civil-liberty victories to date.
Boston Phoenix  |  Harvey Silverglate  |  06-19-2008  |  Civil Liberties

The Advocatenew

How can you defend a man at Guantanamo, where no law exists?
Philadelphia City Paper  |  Doron Taussig  |  01-09-2007  |  Crime & Justice

Freedom Detainednew

Atlanta lawyers fight to gain rights for those held in Guantanamo.
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  Scott Henry  |  11-02-2006  |  Civil Liberties

Anatomy of a Murdernew

When Bush speaks of human rights, it's not only our enemies around the world that scoff.
The Village Voice  |  Nat Hentoff  |  02-07-2006  |  War

Federal Detention Center Holds Immigrants in Exilenew

When Linden Corrica was picked up with marijuana in New York City, the feds sent him to Oakdale, La. This summer, his wife and daughter journeyed to Louisiana to try to find out if he's ever coming home.
Gambit  |  Frank Etheridge  |  08-24-2004  |  Immigration

Allegations at Guantanamo Linked to Abu Ghraib Abusesnew

Two former inmates at Guantánamo Bay have said that they were either subjected to or witnessed some of the same methods of harsh interrogation seen in pictures taken at the Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq.
The Village Voice  |  Kareem Fahim  |  05-19-2004  |  International

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