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Life after Guantanamo: The discarded men of one of America’s darkest chapters

The Independent 16 Jan 2022
That's how they treat him, he thought ... He was 5,500 miles and seven years away from Guantanamo Bay, where he was locked up for more than a decade, but Sliti still felt like a prisoner ... .
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Even After Release, Guantánamo Survivors Live Under Surveillance and in Anguish

truthout 16 Jan 2022
It is a sad fact that it requires a major anniversary, two decades on from the arrival of the first prisoners in hoods and orange jumpsuits at Guantánamo Bay’s Camp X-Ray prison, for the media and the U.S. public to pay attention to Guantánamo and the 39 men who remain imprisoned there ... The truth is that the U.S ... custody ... Many aren’t given that chance.
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Time to close Guantanamo

The Scranton Times-Tribune 15 Jan 2022
The detention camp at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, was built to hold people deemed terrorists by U.S. military and intelligence officials. But now, 20 years after it opened following the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks and the U.S. invasion of Afghanistan, it holds U.S. taxpayers hostage. × This page requires Javascript ... User Legend. ModeratorTrusted User.
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Joshua Colangelo-Bryan: The first prisoners arrived at Guantanamo Bay 20 years ago. Will it ever close?

Pittsburgh Tribune Review 15 Jan 2022
military plane landed at our base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and the first men deemed “the worst of the worst” by then-Vice President Dick Cheney were brought into the now-infamous detention center ... Similarly, most detainees at Guantanamo were not said to have committed any hostile acts against the U.S.
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Commentary: The first prisoners arrived at Guantanamo Bay 20 years ago. Will it ever close?

West Hawaii Today 15 Jan 2022
military plane landed at our base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and the first men deemed “the worst of the worst” by then-Vice President Dick Cheney were brought into the now-infamous detention center ... Similarly, most detainees at Guantanamo were not said to have committed any hostile acts against the U.S.
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Enduring Stain: The Guantánamo Military Prison Turns Twenty

Dissident Voice 15 Jan 2022
Anniversaries for detention centres, concentration camps and torture facilities are not the relishable calendar events in the canon of human worth. But not remembering them, when they were used, and how they continue being used, would be unpardonable amnesia ... Structurally crude, it was intended as a temporary facility, remote and out of sight ... .
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Letter: End the disgraceful situation at Guantanamo Bay

Bangor Daily News 14 Jan 2022
Holding prisoners without charge for years, with no end in sight, is abhorrent to American values and, one would think, law, yet that is the case at the Guantanamo Bay detention center ... Thirty-nine prisoners remain at Guantanamo.
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Guantanamo Bay symbolises illegalities of war on terror

Gulf News 14 Jan 2022
And 20 years on, the prisons at Guantanamo Bay remain open despite the pledges of three US presidents to shut it down ... How galling then that Guantanamo Bay still holds men from that conflict?.
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Iran slams US failure to shut down Guantanamo Bay detention camp

The Siasat Daily 14 Jan 2022
Iran’s top human rights official has slammed the US for failing to honour its promises to close down Guantanamo Bay detention camp, 20 years after the infamous prison was established in Cuba. “January 11 marked 20 years since the opening of Guantanamo Bay, the notorious US prison, (in) which detainees are held extrajudicially.
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20 years of Guantanamo: A testament to American hypocrisy

The New Arab 14 Jan 2022
That face has had a giant boil seeping pus on its forehead for the past twenty years, and that boil is called Guantanamo Bay ... Today, twenty years after it opened, 39 men remained indefinitely detained at Guantanamo Bay, 27 of which have never been charged with a crime ... In Guantanamo Bay’s case, this has thus far proven entirely.
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Iran calls out US failure to honor its pledges of closing Guantanamo

Press TV 13 Jan 2022
Iran’s top human rights official has criticized the United States for failing to deliver on repeated promises of shutting down Guantanamo Bay, two decades after the highly-infamous military prison was established on Cuban soil ... He pointed out that 780 inmates had been kept in Guantanamo Bay and there are still 39 others in the prison.
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Guantánamo Isn’t Ancient History. It Has Become a “Forever Prison.”

truthout 13 Jan 2022
This week marks 20 years since the opening of the prison at Guantánamo Bay. It is not yet closed, as I had hoped it would be a decade ago, but this serves as a week of remembrance for all who have suffered in the U.S.’s illegal offshore prison ... I’ve seen about everything there is to see when it comes to challenging unlawful detentions at Guantánamo ... .
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Guantanamo is still open

NWA Online 13 Jan 2022
military plane landed at our base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and the first men deemed "the worst of the worst" by ...

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