Andy Worthington asks why evidence of torture in secret CIA prisons was excluded from a recent habeas corpus petition.
"How does it become a man to behave towards the American government today? I answer, that he cannot without disgrace be associated with it." (Henry David Thoreau,1817-1862.)
This is the seventh part of an exclusive nine-part series telling the stories of all 174 prisoners in Guantanamo.
Fawzi al-Odah, who lost his habeas petition, asks the Supreme Court to consider why his continued imprisonment is unjust.
Andy Worthington on the news that Abdul Rahman Shalabi, on hunger strike since 2005, is "occasionally" eating solid food.
This is the sixth part of an exclusive nine-part series telling the stories of all 174 prisoners in Guantanamo.
Andy Worthington on the dismissal of a lawsuit by the families of the men who died at Guantanamo in 2006.
Following his recent return to Pakistan Moazzam Begg will be discussing the cases of the disappeared prisoners in Pakistan, drone attacks and the sentencing of Dr. Aafia Siddiqui
A big revelation from Bob Woodward's new book Obama's Wars is that the CIA maintains a 3000-strong Afghan paramilitary force that conducts cross-border operations into Pakistan. Though news to the U.S. public, these abusive paramilitary forces are unfortunately far too well known to many Afghan civilians.
Andy Worthington asks why, in the "War on Terror," punishment is applied to cooperative and non-cooperative prisoners.
NEW YORK -- Prosecutors plan to give Osama bin Laden a starring role in the terrorism trial of the first Guantánamo Bay detainee to be tried in civilian courts, a test case in the debate over whether suspects scooped up in the war against terrorism can be prosecuted like everyone else.
Omar Khadr was taken in to US custody at the age of 15 - horrifically wounded, emaciated and unconscious. Almost nine years later he remains the only western national held in Guantanamo Bay. Cageprisoners speaks to his sister, Zaynab, about the extraordinary plight of Omar Khadr and his family.
This is the fifth part of an exclusive eight-part series telling the stories of all 174 prisoners in Guantanamo.
Guantanamo Bay stands out among the most potent symbols of the war on terror, and the abuses committed in its name...In this exclusive interview, Osama Bin Javed gets the inside story from Moazzam Begg, an innocent British Muslim who was sent to, and tortured in, this infamous prison. This is Begg's first very first Urdu language interview in Pakistan, where he returned for the first time since his capture to campaign for the cause of Aafia Siddiqui.
Pakistanis burned tyres and chanted anti-US slogans after a New York judge handed down an 86-year sentence to an American-trained Pakistani scientist convicted of trying to kill US agents and military officers in Afghanistan.
New stories - including Shaker Aamer - added to the eight-part series telling the stories of the remaining prisoners in Guantanamo.
This is the fourth part of an eight-part series telling the stories of all 174 prisoners in Guantanamo.
International human rights breaches - State accountability v State immunity
Legal seminar: Preserving the rule of law: taking a risk
Extradited to a future of torture: the reality of solitary confinement in America
Spying and Entrapment
Starving for justice
Are Muslims active enough in the fight against Guantanamo?
Guantanamo: 100 days of hunger strike - Template Khutba
Muslim students discriminated against in the UK
Help Lynne Stewart, civil rights lawyer for Muslim defendants, stay alive
How your Schedule 7 swab could help get your family arrested
Why haven't you signed the Shaker Aamer petition?