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11 Jan 2012, 6:28 am by Tom Parker
(Pierre-Yves Brunaud) Ten years ago today the first twenty prisoners arrived at the US military detention facility in Guantanamo Bay. As we mark this dismal anniversary, it is instructive to take a moment to reflect on the damage Guantanamo continues to do to the global cause of human rights. Guantanamo is much more than simply the sum of its parts, and outlined below are 10 powerful anti-human rights messages that the continued existence of the detention facility sends out to… [read post]
1 May 2013, 8:56 pm by Benjamin Wittes
Slate magazine has a big scoop this week; it has published excerpts from a lengthy, 466-page memoir by Guantanamo detainee Mohamedou Ould Slahi, released by Slahi’s lawyers. In the Slate package, Slahi describes the brutal interrogation he endured at Guantanamo—which was one of the two most extreme interrogations conducted there–and he does so vividly, sometimes nauseatingly. Slahi writes rather well, and even the many redactions don’t really get in the way.… [read post]