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A report from a US policy think tank said that prisoners are being abused at a “secret jail” in the main American military base in Afghanistan. (photo, from bbcimg.co.uk) (more…)

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The Obama administration has sidelined its efforts to close the Guantanamo prison (photo, from nytimes.com), making it unlikely that president Barack Obama will keep his promise to close thejail in Cuba  before the end of his term in 2013. (more…)

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Four men were transferred from the Guantanamo Bay prison to European countries, where some will await trial. (photo, from aljazeera.net) (more…)

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US president’s decision to revive military trials for some Guantanamo Bay detainees has provoked angry reactions from civil liberties groups. (more…)

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US president-elect (photo) has promised to shut down the Guantanamo Bay detention camp, although human rights lawyers warn such a move would face a number of legal difficulties. (more…)

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Foreigners held at the US military prison in Guantanamo Bay have the right, under the constitution, to challenge their detention in civilian courts, said the US Supreme Court. (more…)

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