As U.S. President Donald J. Trump faces trial for impeachment in the Senate, torture victims sit through pretrial hearings in Guantanamo Bay. Both cases are unlikely to deliver truth and justice.
January 22 will mark the seventh anniversary of the day Obama signed Executive Order 13492, ordering the closure of the Guantanamo Bay prison within one year.
The Harper government has been using Omar Khadr to please its base and send its usual message of "law and order." What will happen to public opinion if Omar Khadr tells his own version of the story?
Despite ongoing strategies, tactics and hiding games, the ugly truth surrounding the War on Terror is slowly emerging from the darkness into the light of day.
The new war in Iraq isn't really a war on ISIL or their barbaric methods. It's the third part of an ongoing War on Terror, to recapture what is left of the Middle East after two disastrous wars.
Heller's depiction of war -- grim and stark -- was fiction, though based on his own experience. Obama's wars, his drone strikes, his war on whistle-blowers, are all too real.
Anti-terror policies implemented by the U.S. and governments around the world have grossly violated human rights, warned United Nations human rights chief Navi Pillay on Monday.
Last week, Obama promised to wind down the "forever war," sharply reduce drone attacks, repatriate detainees to Yemen, and move again to close Guantanamo.
The vast majority of prisoners in Guatanamo are now on hunger strike in protest against their continued detention without charge or trial. Some have been on hunger strike for three months.
Join us in calling on Michelle Obama to open her heart to the cries of Abdurahman's mother and ask Barack to send those cleared home and to expedite the closing of Guantanamo.