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…

WTG in the News

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)

WTG in the News

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

Isolated Inside the Administration

Published By American Constitution Society for Law and Policy

People who have been following the cycle of violence after 9/11 — in particular the human rights and rule of law violations that occurred in…

WTG in the News

Torturous, painful, hopeless, oppressive, unrelenting: these are the words used by Moazzam Begg to describe his three years of detention in the United States prison camp at Guantánamo Bay in Cuba. One of the world’s most infamous prisons is 10 years old this week. A decade of controversy.

Guantanamo Bay: 10 Years of Controversy, Radio Netherlands Worldwide

Spielberg, Guantanamo, and Me

Published By California Lawyer

I was flying home from Europe recently, after interviewing several former Guantanamo detainees in France and Switzerland for a documentary and archival project. When the…

The Defining Moment of the Decade

Published By The Huffington Post

Sometime after 9/11, I remarked to a friend that I wish I had kept a copy of the newspaper describing the event. My friend looked at me and replied, “You should have held on to the newspaper from the day before.”

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