behind the bars: guantanamo bay
I think the president came to realize, quite early on, that closing Guantánamo and rejecting indefinite detention were promises he had to break in order to give the rest of his counter-terrorism policy room to breathe.
The Guantánamo detainee Ahmed Rabbani's favorite dish is a Tower of Babel made of food, a multi-story parking garage starring rice.
I guess my tragedy starts from that first day when I was captured by bounty hunters.
Although President Obama has made assurances that Yemen is the model for counterterrorism success, an initiative to build a rehabilitation center to house repatriated Guantánamo detainees from that country is showing little progress.
Morris Davis was the third Chief Prosecutor of the Guantánamo military commissions. His job was to direct the efforts to prosecute the detainees.
For the last 12 years, Emad Hassan has been a prisoner at Guantánamo Bay. While his diet today consists solely of intranasally administered cans of TwoCal, he misses food from the outside world a great deal. Especially his mother's zorbian.
I once gave a guard a gift, if you can consider chocolate milk a gift. He refused it with a fierce look, as if I were trying to bribe him.
How Terry Holdbrooks entered Gitmo a soldier and left a Muslim convert.
International juvenile justice standards identify child soldiers first and foremost as victims in need of representation and rehabilitation. Still, a number of adolescents have been held as prisoners at Guantánamo Bay.
An introduction to the first installment of our new series from VICE Global Editor Alex Miller.
My extended periods in solitary confinement have led me to conclude that the US government has already adopted the DNHR.
In order for a prisoner to be cleared every single US government agency with a stake in national security affairs has to sign off on his release.