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Keyword: Guantanamo Bay

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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.

News & Analysis

Islamic stirrings in Tajikistan and Azerbaijan

Maksud Djavadov

Shawwal 22, 14312010-10-01

No matter what the exact outcome of recent events in Tajikistan and Azerbaijan, one thing is clear: Islamic revival in the former Soviet Union is gaining momentum.

Editor's Desk

Omar Khadr gets kangaroo court justice at US gulag

Editor

Shawwal 22, 14312010-10-01

Tortured endlessly, deprived of sleep for 21 days, attacked by dogs and threatened with rape, Omar Khadr, now 24, was handed one last piece of vigilante justice: guilty plea to all charges because confessions extracted under torture

News & Analysis

Long live Gitmo, and indefinite detention without trial

Tahir Mahmoud

Jumada' al-Akhirah 18, 14312010-06-01

“These people are the worst of the worst,” bellow some family members. “We cannot let them loose to attack America or Americans again.” Others chime in: “They have better facilities here than they have at home..."

Editor's Desk

The gulag at Guantanamo defines US values

Editor

Muharram 15, 14312010-01-01

US President Barack Obama’s January 22 deadline for closing the Guantanamo torture chamber has come and gone...

News & Analysis

Gitmo child prisoner finally returns home

Sur Gul Speen

Ramadan 11, 14302009-09-01

Jawad’s release came following a US federal judge’s ruling on July 30, after a war crimes case against him was dismissed for lack of evidence and concerns about his age...

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