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Blueprint | July 23, 2013
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Updated June 2015 As the United States prepares to end major combat operations in Afghanistan—the war that gave rise to the detention facilities at Guantanamo in the first place—it is imperative...
Testimony | July 23, 2013
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Human Rights First President and CEO Elisa Massimino testified before Congress on July 24, 2013 and detailed a plan for closing the U.S. detention facility at Guantanamo. Massimino’s testimony before...
Opinions | July 22, 2013
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Op-ed by C. Dixon Osburn. Renewed debate over the path forward on Guantanamo is timely. The planned withdrawal of U.S. combat troops from Afghanistan in 2014 could signal the end of the conflict...
Letter | July 22, 2013
Coalition of retired admirals and generals urge Congress to close Guantanamo. Download
Opinions | July 22, 2013
Op-ed by Lieutenant. General Robert Gard, USA (Ret.) In his second full day in office, President Obama declared his intent to close the U.S. detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Yet that...
Video | July 21, 2013
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Jose worked to defend the rights of AfroColombians, especially those being displaced from their lands. After learning about a plot to assasinate him, Jose fled to the United States to seek safety....
Opinions | July 13, 2013
The Guantanamo hunger strike has resurfaced as an issue that has for years receded in our national consciousness: What to do with the Guantanamo Bay detention facility and those held there. This week...
Video | July 09, 2013
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Awoke owned and ran an internet café in Ethiopia. His clients often used his café to access opposition websites, but the government found out. He was detained and tortured, and was forced to leave...