Andy Worthington

Andy Worthington

Guantanamo Bay

Guantanamo detainee: US changed force-feeding policy

Guantanamo detainee Ahmed Rabbani says US-run prison wants hunger-striking prisoners to leave 'as a corpse'.

Guantanamo detainee: US changed force-feeding policy

Human Rights

Abdul Latif Nasser: Facing life in Guantanamo

The Moroccan national was approved for release but an administrative delay means he will continue to be incarcerated.

Abdul Latif Nasser: Facing life in Guantanamo

Guantanamo Bay

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.

Obama v Trump on Guantanamo and torture

Human Rights

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?

Guantanamo torture victims should be allowed UN visit

Human Rights

The collapse of Guantanamo's military commissions

Dismissal of David Hicks' terror conviction casts doubt on future of Guantanamo's trial system.

The collapse of Guantanamo's military commissions

Politics

Punishment, not apology after CIA torture report

After the shock of the CIA torture report, those responsible for the programme must be held accountable.

Punishment, not apology after CIA torture report

Politics

Britain's latest counterterrorism disasters

The truth about renditions and detentions at the island of Diego Garcia has to be revealed.

Britain's latest counterterrorism disasters

Politics

Is Bowe Bergdahl worth five Taliban prisoners?

Why critics are mistaken in attacking the Taliban prisoner exchange.

Is Bowe Bergdahl worth five Taliban prisoners?

Politics

Waiting for progress on Guantanamo

A year after Obama's promise to resume releasing prisoners from Guantanamo, 78 men cleared for release are still there.

Waiting for progress on Guantanamo

US & Canada

Guantanamo forever

Cleared detainees remain locked up and judicial review boards continue to value dubious evidence.

Guantanamo forever

Opinion

Guantanamo's secretive review boards

The long delayed Periodic Review Boards have resumed work amid charges of secrecy and obstruction.

Guantanamo's secretive review boards

US & Canada

At Guantanamo, a microcosm of the surveillance state

The military trials have been discredited by charges of tampering and monitoring of defence files, the author writes.

At Guantanamo, a microcosm of the surveillance state