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Tell Congress to drop the ban on Guantanamo transfers in the NDAA Here's the latest newsletter we've just sent out to subscribers to the Close Guantanamo campaign, urging U.S. supporters to write to their elected representatives urging them to drop the ban on transferring #Guantanamo prisoners to the U.S. mainland for any ...
US Readers: Please Tell Congress to Ease Restrictions on Transferring Prisoners Out of Guantánamo in... Our co-founder Andy Worthington says:

Here's my latest article, linking to, promoting and providing some background to a new action launched by the National Religious Campaign Against Torture (NRCAT), urging Americans to write to their elected representatives to urge them ...
The Taint of Guantánamo: Uighurs in Albania and Bermuda Seek Permission to Join Their Families... Our co-founder Andy Worthington says:

Here's my latest article, following up on a Canadian newspaper article about three Uighurs (from China's oppressed Xinjiang province), released from #Guantanamo to Albania (in 2006) and Bermuda (in 2009), who subsequently met, married and ...
The Taint of Guantánamo: Uighurs in Albania and Bermuda Seek Permission to Join Their Families... In our latest article, our co-founder Andy Worthington follows up on a recent article in Canada's National Post looking at efforts by Ayub Mohammed, a Uighur and a former #Guantanamo prisoner given a new home in Albania in 2006, to ...
Yesterday marked 6,325 days of the existence of the disgraceful prison at #Guantanamo Bay, where 40 men are still held.

Of these 40, the majority are held indefinitely without charge or trial by the racist and Islamaphobic Donald Trump, while ...
Dying of old age at Guantanamo Here's the latest newsletter that we've just sent to subscribers to the Close Guantanamo campaign, linking to our most recent article, by our co-founder Andy Worthington, which follows up on a New York Times article by Carol Rosenberg about the ...
Radio: As Julian Assange’s Extradition Hearing Begins, I Discuss Guantánamo and WikiLeaks with Chris Cook... Our co-founder Andy Worthington says:

Here’s my latest article, linking to and discussing my recent half-hour radio interview with Chris Cook on Gorilla Radio in Victoria, Canada, in which we discussed the eighth anniversary of the release of classified military ...
Gorilla Radio with Chris Cook, Andy Worthington, Pablo Ouziel, Janine Bandcroft May 2, 2019 -... Our co-founder Andy Worthington says:

Despite the fact that #Guantanamo is still open, that 40 men are still held there, and that Donald Trump has no interest in closing it, even though it is a legal, moral and ethical abomination ...
Gorilla Radio with Chris Cook, Andy Worthington, Pablo Ouziel, Janine Bandcroft May 2nd, 2019 -... Our co-founder Andy Worthington says:

This evening (UK time), I'm talking with Chris Cook of Gorilla Radio on Canada's West Coast about the recent eighth anniversary of WikiLeaks' release of the #Guantanamo files, classified military files about the prisoners that ...
Slow Death at Guantánamo: Why Torture and Open-Ended Arbitrary Detention Are Such Bad Ideas |... Our co-founder Andy Worthington says:

Here's my latest article, following up on an article about #Guantanamo's aging prisoners by Carol Rosenberg for the New York Times. As I explain, the problems of having to deal with men who are getting ...
Slow Death at Guantánamo: Why Torture and Open-Ended Arbitrary Detention Are Such Bad Ideas -... In our latest article, our co-founder Andy Worthington follows up on a New York Times article by Carol Rosenberg about the problems the US military faces because of an aging population at #Guantanamo.

Torture and indefinite detention without charge or ...
Today the shameful and lawless prison at #Guantanamo Bay has been open for 6,315 days, and here's a 6,300 days photo from longtime Close Guantanamo supporter Dorrine Marshall, who says, "This is from our weekly vigil in Huntington Beach, California. ...
It’s Eight Years Since WikiLeaks Released the Hugely Important Guantánamo Files, Leaked by Chelsea Manning,... Our co-founder Andy Worthington says:

Today is the eighth anniversary of WikiLeaks’ release of classified military files from #Guantanamo, on which I worked as a media partner, which revealed the extent to which the supposed evidence at Guantanamo largely consists ...
Mohamedou Ould Salahi and the case for closing Guantanamo Here's the latest newsletter we've just sent out to subscribers to the Close Guantanamo campaign, linking to our most recent artcle, a cross-post, with an introduction by our co-founder Andy Worthington, of a detailed and powerful New Yorker article by ...
The Case for Closing Guantánamo: The New Yorker’s Major Profile of Mohamedou Ould Salahi and... Our co-founder Andy Worthington says:

Here's my latest article, a cross-post, with my own introduction, of an extremely detailed New Yorker article, by Ben Taub, about former #Guantanamo prisoner, torture victim and author Mohamedou Ould Salahi (aka Slahi) and his ...
The Case for Closing Guantánamo: The New Yorker’s Major Profile of Mohamedou Ould Salahi and... Here's our latest article — a cross-post, with an introduction by our co-founder Andy Worthington, of a detailed article for the New Yorker, by Ben Taub, about former #Guantanamo prisoner Mohamedou Ould Salahi (Slahi) and his former guard Steve Wood, ...
Defend Julian Assange and WikiLeaks: Press Freedom Depends On It | Andy Worthington Our co-founder Andy Worthington says:

Here's my latest article, following up on the arrest of #WikiLeaks' founder Julian Assange last week, examining what has been revealed about the US case against him, and pointing out why all efforts by the ...
Today marks 6,300 days since the prison at #Guantanamo Bay opened, and our co-founder Andy Worthington says, "Shamefully, 40 men are still held at Guantanamo, either detained indefinitely without charge or trial, which no decent law-abiding country should endorse (26 ...
Photos from Close Guantanamo's post Today it’s 6,300 days since the shameful prison at #Guantanamo Bay opened, and four Professors of History at Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania — M. Safa Saraçoğlu, Lisa Stallbaumer-Beishline, Michael C. Hickey and William V. Hudon — join our call for ...
Today it’s 6,300 days since the disgusting and disgraceful prison at #Guantanamo Bay opened, where 40 men are still held, either detained indefinitely without charge or trial, or charged in a broken trial system, the military commissions, that is incapable ...
How the US Fell for Chinese Lies Regarding the Uighurs at Guantánamo, and Why the... Our co-founder Andy Worthington says:

In my latest article, I cross-post, with my own detailed introduction, an article for the Atlantic by Richard Bernstein about the Uighurs, an oppressed Turkic minority in north western China, in the Xinjiang province. 22 ...
Rare Words From Guantánamo, From “Forever Prisoner” Ghassan Al-Sharbi | Andy Worthington Our co-founder Andy Worthington says:

Here's my latest article, a cross-post, with my own detailed introduction, of an article in The Intercept drawing on letters sent by Ghassan al-Sharbi, a Saudi prisoner in #Guantanamo, to his lawyers. Al-Sharbi, one of ...
Whistleblowers are not criminals: Defend Chelsea Manning! Here's the latest newsletter we've just sent out to subscribers to the Close Guantanamo campaign, linking to our latest article, about the unacceptable imprisonment of Chelsea Manning for refusing to cooperate with a Grand Jury investigation into Wikileaks and Julian ...
Yesterday, the disgraceful prison at #Guantanamo Bay marked its 6,290th day of operations; that's 6,290 days in which the men still held - 40 in total - are subjected to a regime of endless imprisonment without charge or trial that ...
Supporting Whistleblower Chelsea Manning, Imprisoned for Refusing to Testify in Grand Jury Case Against WikiLeaks... Our co-founder Andy Worthington says:

In my latest article, cross-posted from CloseGuantanamo.org, I express my support for Chelsea Manning, who was shamefully imprisoned on March 8 for refusing to testify in a Grand Jury case against WikiLeaks.

Chelsea, of course, ...
Supporting Whistleblower Chelsea Manning, Imprisoned for Refusing to Testify in Grand Jury Case Against WikiLeaks... In our latest article, our co-founder Andy Worthington discusses the shameful imprisonment of Chelsea Manning, for contempt of court, for her refusal to testify in a Grand Jury case against WikiLeaks.

The importance of this case is about the necessary ...
Seven Years Since He Left Guantánamo, Judge Rules That Omar Khadr’s Sentence Is Over, and... Our co-founder Andy Worthington says:

Some rare good news regarding #Guantanamo, as a senior Canadian judge has ruled that former child prisoner Omar Khadr's sentence is over, meaning that there should be no more restrictions on his ability to travel, ...
Video: I Discuss Guantánamo with Chris Hedges on His Show ‘On Contact’ on RT America... Our co-founder Andy Worthington says:

Here's my latest article, linking to and discussing my half-hour interview about #Guantanamo with Chris Hedges on his show 'On Contact' on RT America, recorded in January and broadcast on Saturday. This was a rare ...
On Contact: US' Detention Site - GITMO Our co-founder Andy Worthington says:

Here's my half-hour interview about #Guantanamo with Chris Hedges for his show 'On Contact' on RT America. This was recorded in January, during my annual US visit to call for the prison's closure on the ...
On contact Our co-founder Andy Worthington says:

I'm excited to report that my interview about #Guantanamo with Chris Hedges, recorded during my annual US visit in January, to coincide with the anniversary of the opening of the prison, will be broadcast today.

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The Lonesome Death of Haji Naseem, A Mentally Ill Prisoner at Guantánamo | Andy Worthington Our co-founder Andy Worthington says:

Here's my latest article, a cross-post, with my own introduction, of an extraordinarily detailed and important investigation by my friend Jeffrey Kaye into the death, in 2011, of a #Guantanamo prisoner, Haji Naseem, an Afghan ...
When is a free man not a free man? Here's the latest newsletter we've just sent out to subscribers to the Close Guantanamo campaign, linking to our co-founder Andy Worthington's most recent article, about how former prisoner, torture victim and best-selling author Mohamedou Ould Slahi, freed in October 2016, ...
Today the shameful and disgraceful prison at #Guantanamo Bay has been open for 6,275 days. 40 men are still held, either approved for release but still held because Donald Trump has no interest in releasing anyone from the prison under ...
As Mohamedou Ould Slahi is Denied a Passport, Remember That All Former Guantánamo Prisoners Live... Our co-founder Andy Worthington says:

Here's my latest article, covering the news that Mohamedou Ould Slahi, former #Guantanamo prisoner, torture survivor and best-selling author, has been refused a passport in his home country of Mauritania, even though he was told ...
As Mohamedou Ould Slahi is Denied a Passport, Remember That All Former Guantánamo Prisoners Live... In our latest article, our co-founder Andy Worthington discusses the news that former Guantanamo prisoner, torture victim and best-selling author Mohamedou Ould Slahi has been refused a passport in Mauritania, so that he cannot travel to, for example, receive medical ...
Quarterly Fundraiser Day 1: Seeking $2500 (£2000) to Support My Guantánamo Work, Campaigning and Creativity... Our co-founder Andy Worthington says:

Dear friends and supporters, it's that time of the year when I ask you, if you can, to make a donation - however large or small - to support my work on #Guantanamo (and/or, if ...
‘Guantánamo Kid’: A Graphic Novel Telling the Harrowing Story of Child Prisoner Mohammed El-Gharani by... Our co-founder Andy Worthington says:

Here's my latest article, promoting the imminent release (on March 12) of '#Guantanamo Kid', an excellent graphic novel by Jérôme Tubiana and Alexandre Franc, about Mohammed El-Gharani, one of at least 23 juveniles held at ...
SelfMadeHero Our co-founder Andy Worthington says:

Next week, 'Guantanamo Kid', a graphic novel based on the experiences of former #Guantanamo child prisoner Mohammed El-Gharani is published in the UK. Originally published in France, it's written by Jérôme Tubiana and illustrated by ...
Please Watch ‘The Trial’, A Powerful Video About Guantánamo’s Broken Military Commission Trial System |... Our co-founder Andy Worthington says:

Here's my latest article, promoting 'The Trial', by film-maker Johanna Hamilton, about the lawyers defending Ammar al-Baluchi, one of five #Guantanamo prisoners accused of involvement in the 9/11 attacks, who is caught up in seemingly ...
Today the disgraceful prison at #Guantanamo Bay has been open for 6,260 days. Join us in telling Donald Trump that it must be closed. The 40 men still held are not being given the justice the US claims to believe ...

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