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For eight years, Sunnat, a sixteen-year-old Uzbek captured in Afghanistan in 2001…was, in the words of Peter Jan Honigsberg, a professor of law at the University of San Francisco, ‘alone in a sea of voices.’

WTG in the News

Barack Obama’s failure to deliver on his promise to close the Guantanamo Bay detention camp, how the US public turn a blind eye while the rest of the world watches, and the fate of a large group of hunger strikers at the prison.

WTG in the News

On Mr Obama’s new pledge, Professor Honigsberg said: ‘Words don’t work any more for me, not after 11 years of people being held without trial.’

A Darkening Cloud Hangs Over Guantanamo

Published By The Huffington Post

President Obama said at his news conference yesterday, “I continue to believe that we’ve got to close Guantanamo.” He then added, “Congress determined that they…

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In 2011, after determining that more than 15 days without human contact can have serious effects on a prisoner’s mental health, a special rapporteur for the United Nations’ Human Rights Council officially recognised prisoner isolation as a form of torture.

WTG in the News

It cannot be for Obama to continue to point fingers to others, because of his failure to fulfill his promises to close the Guantanamo Bay detention facility and to achieve justice. (in Arabic)

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KPFK Radio Panel about Guantanamo with Peter Jan Honigsberg, David Glazier, Prof. of Law, Loyola Law School and Jonathan Hafetz, Prof. of Law, Seton Law

The politics preventing the closure of Guantanamo Bay, The Scholars’ Circle & Insighters Radio
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