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  1. Judge orders 17 Chinese Muslims released from Guantanamo Bay

    Los Angeles Times 10/13/2008 - 13:18

    A Federal judge has ordered the release of 17 Chinese Uighurs after over six years of imprisonment in Guantanamo. The Uighurs were cleared of charges over four years ago, but were kept because the lack…

  2. Six Years Inside Gitmo: A Journalist's Tale

    Time Magazine 10/06/2008 - 16:41

    An al-Jazeera cameraman, recently freed from Guantanamo, speaks to Time Magazine about his detention and release. 

  3. Defense Contractor Claims Immunity in Iraq Torture

    Seattle Times 10/06/2008 - 16:32

    Defense contractor, CACI, claims immunity from charges that interrogators they supplied to Abu Ghraib were used to torture prisoners.

  4. Expanded Powers to Search Travelers at Borders Detailed

    Washington Post 09/26/2008 - 15:22

    "The U.S. government has quietly recast policies that affect the way information is gathered from U.S. citizens and others crossing the border and what is done with it, including relaxing a two-decade-old policy that placed a high bar…

  5. Suicide on the Brink of Release

    Washington Post 09/26/2008 - 15:15

    "When Mani al-Utaybi fixed a makeshift noose around his neck and hanged himself in a Guantanamo Bay cell in June 2006, the Saudi Arabian detainee had been close to being transferred to his homeland and freed,…

  6. The Next Prez's Superpowers

    MotherJones 09/26/2008 - 15:12

  7. Where Torture Begins-- and Ends

    El Dario 09/26/2008 - 14:55

    "Torture does not begin in some remote, dark, subterranean cell, where prisoners are hooded and interrogators are masked. Torture emerges from fear clouding vision and it begins on paper, with suited and uniformed leaders exercising faulty rationales,…

  8. US Seeks Delay in Guantanamo Detainees Habeas Appeal

    AFP 09/26/2008 - 14:44

    "The US government is seeking a new one-month delay in hearings on 250 Guantanamo detainees challenging the legality of their detention, saying it needs more time to review and declassify key documents." Click Here for the full article.

  9. Opinion: $2M settlement is a cop wakeup call

    NY Daily News 08/20/2008 - 15:06

    "[On the morning of April 7, 2003] police immediately cordoned off the street and allowed no one to enter or leave.  Then, without any announcement, they started arresting all the protesters on trumped-up charges.  This…

  10. One Protest, 52 Arrests and a $2 Million Payout

    New York Times 08/20/2008 - 14:59

    "The city has agreed to pay $2,007,000 to end a lawsuit brought by 52 people who were swept up in a mass