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Shaker Aamer, the Last Remaining British Guantánamo Detainee, Is Finally Going to Be Freed

The inmate, who contributed to a series of VICE stories about the detention center, has been cleared for release since 2007 but will now—at last—get to return to his family.
Oscar Rickett
9.25.15
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The UK Is Too Busy Cooperating with Ethiopia on Anti-Terrorism to Help a British Citizen on Death Row

Andargachew Tsege has been held in a secret prison since June, and his lawyers and family says the UK is too friendly with the Ethiopian government.
Oscar Rickett
2.19.15
behind the bars: guantanamo bay

The Declaration of No Human Rights

My extended periods in solitary confinement have led me to conclude that the US government has already adopted the DNHR.
Shaker Aamer
11.10.14
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A Yemeni Man Is Suing British Telecom over America's Deadly Drone Strikes

Should corporations be held accountable when their products help kill civilians?
Joseph Cox
5.23.14
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Clive Stafford Smith

Clive Stafford Smith spent years working as a death-row lawyer in the South before becoming the legal director of the UK branch of Reprieve, a non-profit organization that has long campaigned for the rights of death-row prisoners. Since 2002 Reprieve...
Alex Miller
7.26.13
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Hearing from Three Guantanamo Bay Prisoners Who've Been on Hunger Strike for 100 Days

Yesterday was the 100th day of the inmates' protest against their treatment and, out of the 166 still being held at Guantanmo, 102 are on hunger strike, with 30 being force-fed. Authorities shackle hunger-strikers to chairs and insert tubes into their...
Nathalie Olah
5.20.13