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Guantanamo turns ten
Jonathan Hafetz discusses the three stages of Guantanamo's life as the 'flagship prison' in the 'war on terror'.
Last updated: 11 Jan 2012 19:25 GMT
The shame of Guantanamo Bay
All branches of the US government must act to end one of the most shameful episodes in American history.
Anthony D. Romero
Last updated: 11 Jan 2012 15:16 GMT
America's detention policy debacle turns ten
The legacy of torture and cruel treatment in detention operations has not been expunged under US president Obama.
Last updated: 12 Sep 2011 12:26 GMT
Obama inherits and embraces a 'legal mess'
From Guantanamo to Bagram prison in Afghanistan, Obama has broken his promise to end torture and illegal detention.
Last updated: 10 Sep 2011 15:04 GMT
The 'War on Terror' goes to court
For a majority of Guantanamo detainees, US judges have found flimsy evidence linking the suspects to 'terror' groups.
Last updated: 09 Sep 2011 16:55 GMT
US detention policy: Exposing the dark side
During George W Bush's first term, the US tortured many 'War on Terror' prisoners, including a 15-year-old boy.
Last updated: 08 Sep 2011 14:47 GMT
US detention post-9/11: Birth of a debacle
The Bush administration made a series of decisions authorising torture and secret prisons just days after 9/11.
Last updated: 07 Sep 2011 10:34 GMT
Guantanamo is an evolutionary experiment
US detention centre can remain open as long as the "war on terror" continues, with no end in sight.
Last updated: 29 Mar 2011 13:42 GMT
Suleiman: The CIA's man in Cairo
Suleiman, a friend to the US and reported torturer, has long been touted as a presidential successor.
Last updated: 07 Feb 2011 14:10 GMT
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'Enough is enough': US anti-racism protests
'Justice for All' demonstrations swell across the US over the deaths of African Americans in police encounters.
Uruguayans cautiously welcome former inmates
Six former Guantanamo detainees are now free in Uruguay with some hailing the decision to grant them asylum.
Australia's indigenous incarceration crisis
Disproportionately high number of Aboriginal people in prison highlights inequality and marginalisation, critics say.
Canada's sexual harassment at work problem
Nearly half of Canadians have suffered inappropriate advances on the job - and the political arena is no exception.
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