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A ‘Guantanamo Diary’ From A Prisoner Still On The Inside

Date: February 2, 2015 | Categories: Islamophobia, News, News,

Source: NPR.ORG Audio: Listen to the Story Mohamedou Ould Slahi joined the rebels in Afghanistan in the early 1990s, was seized in his native Mauritania a decade later, and was sent to Jordan, where he was held for months. He eventually landed at the U.S. prison in Guantanamo Bay, where he remains. Today, he’s the first man still imprisoned at Guantanamo …


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McCain prepared to help Obama close Guantanamo

Date: December 18, 2014 | Categories: Islamophobia, News, News,

Source: CNN.COM An unlikely ally is offering a glimmer of hope that President Barack Obama can make good on his vow to close Guantanamo Bay before leaving office. Republican Sen. John McCain, a fierce critic of Obama’s foreign policy, is about to take the chairmanship of the powerful Senate Armed Services Committee. He says it’s still possible the war on …


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Imprisoned Al-Jazeera Journalist Details Abu Ghraib Torture

Date: May 9, 2014 | Categories: Islamophobia, News, News,

Source: Democracynow.org – Imprisoned Al Jazeera Journalist Details Abu Ghraib Torture & Why He’s Suing U.S. Contractor CACI Ten years after the first publication of photos from inside the Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq, we speak to Al Jazeera journalist Salah Hassan about his torture by U.S. forces inside the facility. To date, no high-ranking U.S. official has been held accountable …