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Keyword: Guantanamo Bay

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News & Analysis

Guantanamo Exposes America’s True Face As A Terrorist State

Khadijah Ali

Safar 05, 14442022-09-01

While there is immense suffering worldwide, the torture chamber at Guantanamo Bay where detainees have been held for more than 20 years, represents America’s ugliest face.

News & Analysis

America Tortures Gitmo Inmates While Shamelessly Lectures Others About Human Rights

Khadijah Ali

Rajab 28, 14432022-03-01

The prisoners at Guantanamo Bay must not be forgotten. These are the victims of American barbarism. While the US lectures others about human rights, its own record of abuse should be repeatedly exposed to let the world know its true nature

News & Analysis

Guantanamo Bay: America’s Eternal Torture Chamber

Khadijah Ali

Safar 24, 14432021-10-01

Once the US occupation army fled Bagram air base, the Taliban released the estimated 5,000 prisoners held there. Incredibly, the former prisoners have expressed no hatred toward the Americans. The torture chamber at Guantanamo Bay, however, remains open still holding 40 prisoners most of whom have not been charged with any crime whatsoever.

News & Analysis

Guantanamo’s Oldest Prisoner might Finally See the Light of Day!

Zia Sarhadi

Shawwal 20, 14422021-06-01

The illegal prison at Guantanamo Bay represents the ugly nature of the US. Of the 700 prisoners kept there at its peak, only 40 are left. Saifullah Paracha, 73, is the oldest prison who has been cleared for release but it is not certain when he might return home to his native Pakistan.

News & Analysis

Guantanamo Gulag in the Context of Global War

Tahir Mahmoud

Rabi' al-Awwal 04, 14412019-11-01

Why is Guantanamo Bay, the American-run torture chamber, still open 18 years after it opened its gates to lock up alleged terrorists that turned out to be ordinary people caught in the US dragnet in 2001?

Letters To The Editor

Guantanamo

Debra Clark

Sha'ban 25, 14372016-06-01

Writer Debra Clark is appalled at the torture of innocents at Guantanamo Bay.

News & Analysis

Some prisoners released but Gitmo stays open

Tahir Mahmoud

Safar 19, 14372015-12-01

Five Yemeni prisoners held at the notorious US torture camp at Guantanamo Bay were finally released on November 14. According to a Pentagon announcement, the five were flown to the United Arab Emirates (UAE). None of the five Yemenis was ever charged with a crime.

Special Reports

Omar Khadr’s long, tortuous journey to freedom

Tahir Mahmoud

Ramadan 14, 14362015-07-01

Omar Khadr has finally won freedom, thanks to the dogged determination of his lawyers Dennis Edney and Nate Whittling. It wasn’t easy; the Harper regime fought them tooth and nail but the courts finally sided with Omar Khadr.

Editor's Desk

Expansion plans for Guantanamo Bay prison

Crescent International

Safar 08, 14362014-12-01

Far from closing it as Barack Obama promised soon after being sworn in as president in January 2009, the US plans to expand the prison at Guantanamo Bay.

Letters To The Editor

Judge says Khadr can sue Canadian government

Charles Cassig

Safar 08, 14362014-12-01

In an important ruling, a federal judge has said that Omar Khadr can sue the Canadian government over its complicity in his incarceration at Guantanamo Bay, informs letter writer Charles Cassig.

Letters To The Editor

Gitmo

Shahid Siddiqui

Shawwal 04, 14352014-08-01

America’s is an outlaw regime. Gitmo is proof where hundreds of innocents continue to languish.

Special Reports

Obama’s unfulfilled executive order on Gitmo

Tahir Mahmoud

Ramadan 03, 14352014-07-01

Five years after promising to shut down the torture camp at the illegally-occupied Cuban island of Guantanamo Bay (Gitmo), it remains open. In fact, there are plans to expand the gulag. The American regime acts as an outlaw.

News & Analysis

Obama’s hypocritical stand on Gitmo

Tahir Mahmoud

Ramadan 23, 14342013-08-01

Despite promising soon after becoming president in January 2009 that he would shut down Guantanamo Bay within a year because it was a “blot” on America’s reputation, Barack Obama has not done so. This exposes his hypocrisy.

Letters To The Editor

Gitmo forever!

Mohammed Khan Yousufzai

Rajab 22, 14342013-06-01

Barack Obama has proved to be a hypocrite. He had promised in January 2009 to close Guantanamo Bay but hundreds still languish there, writes Mohammed Khan Yousufzai from Pakistan.

Daily News Analysis

Breaking news: Omar Khadr out of Gitmo and into Millhaven Penitentiary

Crescent International

Dhu al-Qa'dah 12, 14332012-09-29

Khadr was 15 when captured in Afghanistan. Under the Child Soldiers’ Protection convention, he should have been treated as a child soldier and provided help to rehabilitate. Instead, the Americans branded him an enemy combatant and tortured him for more than 10 years.

Letters To The Editor

Omar Khadr

Christiane Alton

Ramadan 12, 14332012-08-01

It is not only distressing but disgusting that the Canadian government refuses to stand up for one of its own citizens.

News & Analysis

Shaker Aamer: husband, father and hostage of the West

Fahad Ansari

Jumada' al-Akhirah 09, 14332012-05-01

In war, numerous tactics are used to weaken the enemy with a view to its ultimate defeat.

Letters To The Editor

Canadian-born Omar Khadr

Deborah Smith

Jumada' al-Akhirah 09, 14332012-05-01

Canadian-born Omar Khadr, child prisoner-turned adult, may soon be coming home from Guantanamo.

News & Analysis

US guards break Yemeni detainee’s back at Gitmo

Mansour Abdel-Haq

Ramadan 01, 14322011-08-01

Disturbing evidence has emerged of continued abuse and torture of prisoners by sadistic American guards in Guantanamo Bay (Gitmo), the American gulag in the illegally occupied Cuban island. To protest mistreatment and continued illegal detention, many prisoners resort to hunger strikes.

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