Biden administration weighing shutting of Guantanamo Bay prison

The offshore jail symbolises the excesses of the US ‘war on terror’ because of harsh interrogation methods and torture. The Biden administration has launched a formal review of the future of the US military prison at Guantanamo Bay in Cuba, reviving the Obama-era goal of closing the notorious facility, a White House official said on Friday. Aides […]

US moves to try Bali bomb suspects at Guantanamo

The military trial to begin for three men held at the Guantanamo Bay, who are suspected of involvement in deadly bombings in Indonesia. The Pentagon announced on Thursday plans to move ahead with a military trial for three men held at the United States’ base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, who are suspected of involvement in […]

Al-Qahtani must be released and Guantanamo closed

As law students working on Mohammed al-Qahtani’s case, we know his release is a question of humanity, not opinion. “We tortured Qahtani.” As law students working on Mohammed al-Qahtani’s case, it remains shocking to us that more than 10 years after this damning admission by a senior US government official – the only one of […]