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Guantánamo Bay
November 5, 2018

What good is America’s constitution if Guantanamo Bay still exists?

On a human level, it is a place of misery and despair. And on a…
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Guantánamo Bay
August 19, 2018

7 things you didn’t know about Guantánamo Bay

Since 2002, Guantánamo Bay has held a total of 780 prisoners. In this time it…
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Guantánamo Bay
July 11, 2018

Guantánamo prisoners challenge indefinite detention

Today, lawyers representing eight long-term detainees at Guantánamo Bay argued in federal court that the…
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Death PenaltyLethal Injection
July 11, 2018

Judge blocks Nevada execution – rules that state may not use sedative against manufacturer’s wishes

A Nevada judge has blocked tonight’s scheduled execution of Scott Dozier by ruling that the…
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Death PenaltyLethal Injection
July 10, 2018

Pharma corporation sues to block Nevada execution

The American pharmaceutical company Alvogen is suing the state of Nevada to prevent the use…
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Guantánamo Bay
June 15, 2018

A terrible milestone, and a day of celebration.

Today marks 6000 days since Guantánamo Bay first opened its gates - 6000 days of…
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Drones
June 14, 2018

Breaking news: US journalist wins right to challenge inclusion on Trump’s Kill List

Bilal Abdul Kareem, a US citizen who believes he has been targeted for assassination by…
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Death Penalty
May 29, 2018

BREAKING: Andy Tsege released in Ethiopia

British citizen Andy Tsege has received a pardon from the Ethiopian Government and been released…
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Death Penalty
May 25, 2018

Mississippi Memories – photos from an execution in 1987

Clive Stafford Smith and Paul Hamann remember an execution 31 years on through photos taken…
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Death Penalty
May 20, 2018

Post Mortem – the execution of Edward Earl Johnson

31 years ago, on May 20, 1987, just before midnight, I was sitting in the…
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