Tag Archives: Abu Wa’el Dhiab

Reprieve: Judge orders Obama Administration to prepare GITMO force-feeding tapes for public release

Reprieve US 001 (917) 855 8064 For immediate release: Fri July 10, 2015 Judge orders US government to prepare Guantánamo force-feeding tapes for public release A federal judge today ordered the Obama Administration to prepare secret videotapes of a Guantanamo … Continue reading

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Reprieve re 13th anniversary of Guantánamo detention center: Shut it down

[Personal note on Reprieve’s Press Release: Pushing to free one Guantánamo inmate helps each of the remaining 127 “detainees” … please sign the Amnesty International UK petition at this link – https://www.amnesty.org.uk/actions/bring-shaker-aamer-home-guantanamo?utm_source=Email&utm_medium=Mass&utm_campaign=Stop%20Torture%20campaign&utm_content=Shaker_button1%5D Reprieve: +44 (0) 7739 188 097 For immediate … Continue reading

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Reprieve: six more Guantánamo detainees released

Reprieve +44 (0) 7791 755 415 For immediate release: Sun Dec 7, 2014 US government releases cleared Guantanamo detainees to Uruguay Six cleared Guantanamo prisoners – including Reprieve client Abu Wa’el Dhiab – have today been released to Uruguay. Mr … Continue reading

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Reprieve: comment on UN panel’s declaration that force-feeding is illegal

Reprieve +44 (0) 207 553 8160 For immediate release: Fri Nov 28, 2014 Guantanamo force-feeding is illegal, says UN body: Reprieve comment A United Nations panel has said that the force-feeding of hunger-striking detainees at Guantanamo Bay is a violation … Continue reading

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Repreive: Is @BarackObama’s promised transparency now anything other than a joke?

Reprieve (+1) 917 855 8064 For immediate release: Tue December 2, 2014 Obama appeals order to publish Guantanamo force-feeding tapes The Obama administration has today appealed against a federal judge’s ruling that videotapes showing force-feeding of a Guantanamo prisoner should … Continue reading

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Reprieve: nurse who refused to force-feed may have served 18 years for nothing

Reprieve +44 (0) 207 553 8160 For immediate release: Wed Nov 19, 2014 Medical associations throw support behind Guantanamo nurse who refused to force-feed Medical groups including the American Nurses Association (ANA) have come out in support of a nurse … Continue reading

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Reprieve: UK’s Hammond believes US re GITMO; doesn’t want proof

    Reprieve +44 (0) 7739 188 097 For immediate release: Sun Oct 19, 2014 Foreign Secretary ignores concerns over Guantanamo Brit abuse Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond has dismissed concerns over the abuse of British cleared detainee Shaker Aamer, in a … Continue reading

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Reprieve: Cleared-for-release, force-fed GITMO prisoner to get day in court

Reprieve (001) 917 855 8064 For immediate release: Mon Oct 6, 2014 First-ever trial to assess Guantanamo force-feeding begins today An unprecedented trial to assess the legality of force-feeding methods used at Guantanamo Bay will begin today, Monday Oct 6, … Continue reading

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Reprieve: Judge Kessler refuses @BarackObama Administration’s request for secret GITMO force-feeding trial

Reprieve (001) 917 855 8064 For immediate release: Fri Oct 3, 2014 Judge rejects Government attempt to hold Guantánamo force-feeding trial in secret A federal judge has refused to hold the first-ever trial of prisoner abuse at Guantánamo Bay behind … Continue reading

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Judge Kessler insists on answers re GITMO force-feeding. Under oath.

Reprieve (001) 929 258 2754  For immediate release: Tues Aug 12, 2014 US Judge orders independent doctors to evaluate gravely ill Guantanamo hunger striker   A US District Court judge today ordered that independent doctors be allowed into Guantanamo Bay to evaluate a … Continue reading

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