They flew me in shackles from Karachi to the “dark prison” in Kabul, and abused me in unspeakable ways for 540 days and nights.
This change is something important, particularly for young people whose life experiences with the neighbor to the north lack [the aura of] criminal sabotage.
After the death penalty, the most severe punishment a prisoner can face is solitary confinement — a means of keeping order in prisons whose effectiveness is being called into question.
President Obama announces a plan — not feasible as we already know — to close the prison in Guantanamo. It is a “declaration of good will” before the historic trip to Cuba.
Closing the Guantanamo Bay prison remains one of the unfulfilled promises of Barack Obama, which he announced in 2009, soon after being [Read more]
Normalization has not yet opened the door to a higher quality of life or greater liberty for most Cubans.
The Guantanamo investigation, begun in 2009 and continued by Judge Ruz, concerns crimes of torture and degrading and inhumane treatment in the prison of the same name, as suffered by four citizens (including one Spaniard) after their arrest by the United States in Afghanistan, Pakistan and Gambia. Although years after [Read more]