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  1. Obama Moves to Close Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp

    The Root01/06/2015 - 01:00

    "President Barack Obama has made it a priority for his last two years in office to shrink the prisoner population at the Guantanamo Bay detention camp so much that it would become an economic burden…

  2. Moral shame alert: Guantanamo remains open

    Daily News01/04/2015 - 01:00

    "We pushed the noxious moral boulder of Guantanamo a few feet last week but have so much farther to go. As President Obama vacationed in Hawaii, he okayed the transfer of five detainees from the military…

  3. Prosecute those who tortured: Opposing view

    USA Today12/22/2014 - 01:00

    "President Obama was surely right when he said the CIA torture program was a betrayal of our values. But it is far more. The widespread, brutal acts performed in CIA "black sites" were actual crimes,…

  4. Four Guantanamo inmates sent home to Afghanistan

    BBC12/20/2014 - 01:00

    "Four Afghan prisoners in Guantanamo Bay have been sent back to their home country, the Pentagon says. Shawali Khan, Khi Ali Gul, Abdul Ghani and Mohammed Zahir were repatriated after a review of their cases.

  5. US releases four Gitmo detainees, sends them back to Afghanistan

    Al Jazeera America12/20/2014 - 01:00

    "Four Afghan detainees have been released from Guantanamo Bay and repatriated at the request of President Ashraf Ghani, the U.S. Department of Defense confirmed Saturday. ..."

  6. US Sends 4 Afghans Back Home From Guantanamo

    New York Times12/20/2014 - 01:00

    "WASHINGTON — The Pentagon said Saturday that four Afghans from the Guantanamo Bay detention center have been returned to their home country in what U.S. officials are citing as a sign of their confidence in…

  7. No Justifications, No Exceptions

    Vince Warren, for U.S. News and World Report 12/19/2014 - 12:33

    Under U.S. law, torture is a crime that can lead to life in prison – so why hasn’t it? The Senate report documents comprehensive and detailed evidence of a criminal conspiracy of U.S. government officials…

  8. He Wakes Up In The Same Place Every Day. It's Like A Nightmare ... But It's Real.

    Upworthy12/15/2014 - 01:00

    "Fahd Ghazy has been stuck in a horrible place for almost 13 years for an incredibly frustrating reason." Read the full piece here.

  9. Horrors Of Torture Report Could Mean International Legal Cases Against Participants

    Think Progress12/11/2014 - 01:00

    "New evidence might bring new legal cases against American officials involved in the Central Intelligence Agency’s “enhanced interrogation” program after the release of previously classified information on Tuesday. The Senate Intelligence Committee’s…

  10. Mark Udall offers scathing condemnation of Obama’s CIA

    MSNBC.com12/10/2014 - 01:00

    "The CIA is engaged in a campaign of deception aimed at preventing the nation from knowing the whole truth about detainee abuses, charged Democratic Senator Mark Udall of Colorado in a blistering speech…