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ELKHART, Ind. (AP) — On the brink of a nuclear disaster on Oct. 23, 1962, a C135 Stratolifter jet carrying more than 75,000 pounds of fuel and 31,200 pounds of class A explosives left from an air force base in Charleston, S.C., with Guantanamo Bay...
CAIRO (AP) — Human Rights Watch said it has uncovered evidence of a wider use of waterboarding than previously acknowledged by the CIA, in a report Thursday detailing brutal treatment of detainees at U.S.-run lockups abroad after the 9/11 attacks....
Tags: Prisons, Malaysia, Human Rights, Pakistan, Politics
It was a tearful morning in South Bend Monday. Dozens of army reservists said their goodbyes before a year-long deployment to Guantanamo Bay in Cuba. The more than 100 Members of the 428th Military Police Company met at South Bend's Army Reserves...
ReutersATLANTA (Reuters) - President Barack Obama, under fire for security lapses at a U.S. mission in Libya, will in a speech on Thursday lay out his wide-ranging counter-terrorism policy, from the controversial use of drones to efforts to close the U.S....
AP White House CorrespondentWASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama will discuss the legality of his administration's secret drone program and other counterterrorism practices during a speech Thursday, a White House official said. Obama's speech will be an attempt to fulfill...
A 100-day-old hunger strike at the Guantanamo Bay prison for suspected terrorists has agitated international human rights advocates anew, prompting fresh calls worldwide for closure of the detention center that President Obama vowed to shutter more than...
Tags: Prisons, Barack Obama, Human Rights, Politics, Islam
ReutersWASHINGTON (Reuters) - He may have been the first African-American president of the Harvard Law Review and taught constitutional law at the University of Chicago. He may have written a book extolling constitutional values in a democracy. And he may have...
Tags: Chuck Grassley, Barack Obama, Pakistan, Politics, Ronald Reagan
ReutersWASHINGTON, May 14 (Reuters) - The U.S. government intends to revive a vacant position coordinating policy for the military prison camp for foreign terrorism suspects at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and is looking at candidates, Attorney General Eric Holder said...
Tags: Prisons, Eric Holder, Barack Obama, Human Rights, Politics
WASHINGTON — Confronted with a mass hunger strike and the use of forced feedings to keep inmates from starving, President Obama broke a long silence on the military prison for suspected foreign terrorists at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, declaring it "not...
Tags: Prisons, Barack Obama, Politics, Cuba, Justice System
President Barack Obama's renewed request to close the prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, confirms what the detainees have already shown with their hunger strike: Permanent detention at the U.S. naval station isn't viable as a matter of practicality or...
Re "Obama's Gitmo woes," Opinion, May 5 As a fan of Doyle McManus, I was disappointed to read his claim that most of the detainees being held at Guantanamo Bay were anti-American extremists when they were apprehended. Our own government has...
For decades, American politicians have denounced human rights violations in Cuba. With good cause, they've accused the Castro brothers of rounding up political prisoners, torturing them, and detaining them for years with no charges filed and no access...
Tags: Prisons, Human Rights, Politics, Cuba, Civil Rights
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