July 20, 2013
by Zachariah Rivenbark
Allegations of harsh interrogations and torture have been consistent in the decade since Guantanamo Bay began housing prisoners. Former detainees subsequently voiced abuse accusations, including Sami-al-Leithy, Murat Kurnaz, Mohammed El Gharani, Mubarak Hussain bin Abul Hasim and Binyam Mohamed. ...[read more]
January 31, 2010
by Dwyer Arce
Spanish National Court judge Baltasar Garzon will begin an inquiry into the suspected torture and ill-treatment of detainees held at Guantanamo Bay, Spanish media reported Saturday. The inquiry follows claims made by several Spanish groups- including the Association for the Dignity of Prisoners ...[read more]
October 17, 2009
by Matt Glenn
A judge in the US District Court for the District of Columbia refused Friday to force the Department of Defense (DOD) and Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) to release non-redacted versions of documents that allegedly describe the torture and abuse of 14 Guantanamo Bay detainees. Judge Royce ...[read more]
October 16, 2009
by Ingrid Burke
American Civil Liberties Union, et al. v. US Department of Defense, et al., US District Court for the District of Columbia, October 16, 2009. Reported in JURIST's Paper Chase here. Latest commentary available here. JURIST has more on the interrogation documents... ...[read more]
June 16, 2009
by Christian Ehret
The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) on Monday released redacted documents that describe the alleged torture and abuse of Guantanamo Bay detainees in CIA custody, transcribed from Combatant Status Review Tribunal hearings. The documents, released pursuant to a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) ...[read more]
December 6, 2008
by Lucas Tanglen
The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) sought to prohibit government censorship of prisoners' testimony about alleged torture and abuse at Guantanamo Bay in a motion filed Friday in military commission proceedings against five high value detainees accused of involvement in the 9/1... ...[read more]
November 17, 2008
by Andrew Wood
Joanne Mariner: In their sobering report, Guantanamo and Its Aftermath, researchers at the University of California, Berkeley- working in partnership with the Center for Constitutional Rights- have documented an array of serious abuses. The report describes how detainees held in U.S. mili... ...[read more]
June 18, 2008
by Devin Montgomery
Physicians For Human Rights Wednesday released a report saying that abuse and torture claims made by former detainees held by the US in Afghanistan, Guantanamo Bay and Iraq are supported by medical examinations performed by the group. The exams showed that their subjects currently experience ...[read more]
May 6, 2008
by Mike Rosen-Molina
A panel of the US Second Circuit Court of Appeals heard arguments Monday in a government appeal against a lower court order directing the Pentagon to release additional documents revealing the names of Guantanamo Bay detainees who have either been released or who have alleged abuse by prison ...[read more]
March 13, 2008
by Leslie Schulman
The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) filed a lawsuit Thursday seeking to compel the US government to release unredacted transcripts of military hearings conducted at Guantanamo Bay in early 2007 for 14 high-value prisoners, during which the prisoners allegedly described torture and... ...[read more]

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