Human Rights

Shaker Aamer: Guantanamo a stain on Obama's legacy

Shaker Aamer says he endured torture by US authorities during his 14 years jailed in Guantanamo Bay detention centre.

Shaker Aamer: Guantanamo is a stain on Obama's legacy

Guantanamo Bay

Yemeni Guantanamo inmates transferred to Saudi Arabia

Release of four detainees comes despite President-elect Donald Trump's demand for a freeze on transfers.

Guantanamo Bay

White House expects more Guantanamo transfers

The White House ignores President-elect Donald Trump's demand for a freeze on transfers from the Guantanamo Bay prison.

Guantanamo Bay

Guantanamo revamp raises prospect prison will not shut

Although Obama vowed to close the facility, multimillion dollar renovations including a new dining hall are under way.

Guantanamo revamp raises prospect prison will not shut

Opinion

Obama v Trump on Guantanamo and torture

Obama didn't want to spend political capital to close Guantanamo, leaving it fully functional for Trump to use.

Andy Worthington

by Andy Worthington

Andy Worthington

Inside Story

What's next for Guantanamo?

As the latest trials for 9/11 suspects conclude, the debate over the use of the military prison continues.

Reporter's Notebook

Fifteen years on, 9/11 trials still 'years away' from starting

Fifteen years after September 11, the trials of those detained in connection to the attacks are far from over. In fact, they haven't even begun.

Fifteen years on, 9/11 trials still 'years away' from starting

Opinion

Guantanamo torture victims should be allowed UN visit

Why does the US think it is acceptable to deny 'high-value detainees' at Guantanamo medical and psychological help?

Andy Worthington

by Andy Worthington

Andy Worthington

Guantanamo Bay

Hunger-striking ex-Guantanamo prisoner slips into coma

Syrian Abu Wael Dhiab, who wants to be reunited with his family in Turkey, found unconscious in apartment in Montevideo.

Ex-Guantanamo prisoner slips into coma in Uruguay

Human Rights

The dark prisoners: Inside the CIA's torture programme

Despite US admissions that it tortured people after 9/11, little has been heard from the victims themselves.

Fault Lines

The Dark Prison: Legacy of the CIA Torture Programme

Victims of the CIA's brutal interrogation programme speak out about torture and its effect on their lives.

Human Rights

In Uruguay, Dhiab 'weak' from hunger strike

Abu Wael Dhiab is protesting about his lack of freedom of movement having served 13 years in Gitmo without charge.

In Uruguay, Dhiab 'weak' from hunger strike

Human Rights

Hunger striking for 'dignity' in Guantanamo

"To me, hunger striking is a way of holding my head high. It's a simple exchange: of pain for dignity."

Hunger striking for 'dignity' in Guantanamo

Human Rights

Poster child for CIA torture to appear in hearing

Abu Zubaydah appeals for transfer from Guantanamo

Poster child for CIA torture to appear in hearing

Opinion

Donald Trump and the mouse that roared

Why does he think that he can get away with murder and other outrage?

Marwan Bishara

by Marwan Bishara

Marwan Bishara