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  1. Twice cleared for release, but still a prisoner of Guantánamo

    Newsday02/15/2015 - 01:00

    "At a time when local authorities in Pakistan and Afghanistan were picking people up and selling them to the United States for significant bounties, Pakistani police handed my client, Fahd Ghazy, over to the U.S.…

  2. Solitary Confinement Suit Will Be Amended

    Courthouse News02/13/2015 - 01:00

    "A federal judge tentatively granted a motion by the Center for Constitutional Rights to file a supplementary complaint to its class action on behalf of hundreds of prisoners in prolonged solitary confinement at California's Pelican…

  3. Updated: Judge rejects UI's attempt to dismiss Salaita FOIA suit

    News Gazette02/13/2015 - 01:00

    "Controversial professor Steven Salaita will be able to pursue his Freedom of Information Act lawsuit against the University of Illinois for refusing to release documents about his case. ..." Read the full piece here.

  4. Federal judge considers Abu Ghraib torture lawsuit

    Washington Post02/06/2015 - 01:00

    "A federal judge said Friday he would consider whether to dismiss a lawsuit against the military contractor alleged to have orchestrated torture of detainees at Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq because of a…

  5. Contractor tries again to get Abu Ghraib lawsuit tossed out

    Salon (AP)02/06/2015 - 01:00

    "A defense contractor that supplied interrogators to the notorious Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq has again asked a judge to toss out a lawsuit seeking to hold the company responsible for abuses that occurred there.…

  6. Will Anyone Pay for Abu Ghraib?

    The New York Times02/05/2015 - 01:00

    "What happened at the Abu Ghraib prison during the early days of the Iraq war is no secret: The whole world has seen the appalling photos. Detainees under American control were raped, beaten, shocked, stripped, starved of…

  7. Who are the Guantánamo 'recidivists'?

    Al Jazeera America02/05/2015 - 01:00

    "Closing Guantánamo Bay prison is in the national interest of the United States, and fears of recidivism among prisoners released from the detention center are unfounded, a top defense official said today at a…

  8. Australian’s war court conviction in doubt

    Associated Press02/05/2015 - 01:00

    "ne of the remaining few convictions at a military court at the U.S. base in Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, appears to be on shaky ground. ..." Read the full piece here.

  9. Telling the story of Fahd Ghazy, one of the last remaining prisoners at Guantanamo

    Bertha Justice Initiative Blog02/04/2015 - 01:00

    "At Guantánamo, Fahd Ghazy, is nameless. He is known only by his internment serial number, 026. That number was assigned to Fahd in 2002, shortly after he was picked up by Pakistani police and turned…

  10. Professor Fired for Criticizing Israel Files Lawsuit Against University of Illinois

    The Intercept01/29/2015 - 01:00

    "Steven Salaita, an academic whose contract for tenured professorship was abruptly terminated by the University of Illinois board of trustees last September for tweets critical of Israel, has filed a lawsuit against the university’s administrators and unnamed donors.