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.
U.S. military medical providers counted 102 Guantánamo prisoners as hunger strikers on Thursday, the first increase after three weeks when the number seemed to plateau at 100.
Federal authorities publicly plot encouraging bounty hunters to kidnap a fugitive black radical from a foreign country for return to prison in the U.S. to achieve long-delayed justice.
An undercover source working for Canada’s spy agency and sensitive intelligence from the United States and Britain helped build the case against three terrorism suspects facing criminal charges, court documents indicate.
Moazzam Begg, who is a former detainee at Guantanamo, and now Director of Cageprisoners and author of the book 'Enemy Combatant', says that the prisoners' need for some semblance of media attention far surpasses any of the other cruel and unjust factors making their lives a living hell -- like force-feeding, sexual abuse, stepped-up cavity searches and intimidation.
The trial of extradited British men Babar Ahmad and Talha Ahsan has been put back until March 2014 due to the size and complexity of trial, it has been reported.
When a former member of the Executive calls for Congress to subpoena another former member of the Executive, it is a game-changer. No longer can he rely on "Executive Privilege" to block his own testimony.
Attorney general suggests a number detainees could be sent back to Yemen as Obama attempts to fulfil promise to close camp
As the prison-wide hunger strike continues at Guantánamo, one of the key demands of campaigners — including myself and Tom Wilner, here at “Close Guantánamo” — has been for President Obama to appoint an official to oversee the closure of the prison, toreplace Daniel Fried, the State Department official who oversaw the release of dozens of prisoners in 2009 and 2010, before Congress — and the President himself — raised obstacles to the release of prisoners.
Five critical, 30 force-fed, 100 to 130 taking part – data that makes for grim reading as the Guantanamo hunger strike enters its 100th day.
FOR years, many have erroneously claimed that the United States is embroiled in a “global war on terrorism.” It is not, and thanks to Congress, never has been.
The hacktivist group Anonymous has announced it will mark the 100th day of the Guantanamo hunger strike with three days of massive protests, calling on supporters to join their global action both on the ground and online.
Canada is obstructing efforts to compensate three men who suffered torture in Syria — effectively ignoring a key recommendation from the United Nations Committee against Torture, says Amnesty International
The quote in the title of this article is from 1984 (aka Nineteen Eighty-Four), George Orwell’s dystopian masterpiece, published in June 1949, which Shaker Aamer, the last British resident in Guantánamo, described as being “probably the book I’ve read more than any other but the Holy Koran” in a recent letter to his family from Guantánamo.
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