US President Barack Obama has lifted a moratorium on the transfer of Yemeni prisoners held at Guantanamo Bay as part of a renewed push to close the detention camp.
As one of the 1,200-plus signatories to the full-page ad that appeared in The New York Times, calling for the closure of Guantanamo, I was disappointed in President Barack Obama's speech Thursday on counterterrorism, drones and Guantanamo.
United States Attorney General Eric Holder has informed Congress that four American citizens have been killed in Yemen and Pakistan by US drones since 2009.
The Sindh High Court (SHC) directed the ministries of interior and foreign affairs on Thursday to submit their comments on a petition seeking action to ascertain the whereabouts of Dr Aafia Siddiqui’s missing son.
Two brothers from Bradford have denied having terrorist material and plotting with another to travel abroad for terrorist training.
ALLS have been made for the Coalition Government to examine new data that reveals the extent of CIA rendition flights through UK airports, including Glasgow and Prestwick.
Under the U.K. Terrorism Act, having any material deemed “likely to be useful to a person committing or preparing an act of terrorism” is a crime.
Last week, thanks to the generous support of the Freedom of Press Foundation, I traveled to Guantanamo during the height of a mass hunger strike to tour the detention facility, along with four other members of the media.
The Justice Department declined to comment on any potential changes to the guidelines, but Attorney General Eric Holder has defended the use of sting tactics in terrorism cases.
Guantanamo detention constitutes torture, abuse and ill-treatment. Long-term detention compounds it.
The FBI is pushing for expanded power to eavesdrop on private Internet communications.
He was a Russian-speaking truck driver who came to Idaho nearly four years ago to join hundreds of other Uzbekistan refugees for whom the state has become a sanctuary from violence in their home country.
Abby Martin goes over the horrors of the torture that occurred at the US run Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq, from sexual humiliation to physical abuse, and highlights how the real criminals who implemented these policies are walking free.
A plan by police chiefs to introduce a new system of secret arrests has been thrown into doubt after Theresa May intervened to insist forces should confirm to the media the names of people who are not charged.
Senior Obama officials tell the US Senate: the 'war', in limitless form, will continue for 'at least' another decade - or two
Not a week after homemade bombs tore through a crowd at the finish line of the Boston Marathon on April 8 leaving three dead and dozens wounded, law enforcement identified Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev as the assailants.
A week is a long time in politics. It means, as Westminster watchers never tire of telling us, that things can change dramatically in the volatile political ecosphere.
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