Tag Archives: Guantánamo

Congress: Don’t obstruct closure of Guantánamo

Obama’s remarks on plan to close Guantánamo prison Let us do what is right for America. Let us go ahead and close this chapter, and do it right, do it carefully, do it in a way that makes sure we’re … Continue reading

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Reprieve: Guantánamo remains open for torture, seven years after @POTUS signed order to close prison

Reprieve  +44 (0) 207 553 8140 For immediate release: Thurs Jan 21st, 2016 Guantánamo remains open for torture, seven years after Obama signed order to close prison   Tomorrow marks seven years since President Obama signed an Executive Order to … Continue reading

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Reprieve: Jack Straw rewriting UK #torture complicity history

Reprieve +44 (0) 207 553 8140 For immediate release: Monday Dec 14, 2015 UK torture complicity: Jack Straw’s comments do not fit with facts Former Foreign Secretary Jack Straw has reportedly today claimed that “the British government never condoned, nor … Continue reading

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On anniversary of US #TortureReport, UK silent on involvement

Reprieve +44 (0) 207 553 8140 For immediate release: Tues Dec 8th, 2015 One year since US torture report published, no sign of accountability for UK’s role   A year since the US Senate published a major report into the … Continue reading

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Reprieve: Ahmed Ould Abd al-Aziz was released from GITMO, Shaker Aamer wasn’t

Reprieve +44 (0) 207 553 8140 For immediate release: Thurs Oct 29, 2015 Cleared Mauritanian detainee released from Guantanamo Bay Ahmed Ould Abd al-Aziz has been released from the US prison at Guantanamo Bay to his native Mauritania. Aziz, a … Continue reading

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@POTUS on Guantánamo: It’s time for us to close it.

President Obama Holds First Ever Ceremony And Vetoes The NDAA By: Jason Easley   Thursday, October 22nd, 2015, 4:18 pm … the third thing is that this legislation specifically impeded our ability to close Guantanamo in a way that I … Continue reading

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Reprieve: US obliged to help free ex-Guantánamo prisoner from Moroccan detention

Reprieve +44 (0) 207 553 8140 For immediate release: Wed Oct 21, 2015 US government publicly concedes case against ex-Gitmo prisoner collapsed in 2011 On the eve of a hearing in Morocco that will determine whether ex-Guantánamo prisoner Younous Chekkouri … Continue reading

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