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Tag Archives: Abu Ghraib

Obama closed Bagram, so why not Guantánamo?

With less than 18 months before the end of Barack Obama’s term as US president, the question of whether or not he will be able to keep his key election … Continue reading

August 14, 2015 · 2 Comments

Immigration Detention: Building Our Own Guantánamos

Some are more equal than others. According to the mainstream media, the small number of Caucasian males held prisoner by the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) militant group … Continue reading

June 5, 2015 · 3 Comments

Torture in Iraq: One Woman’s Story

This is a guest post by Narmeen Saleh Al Rubaye, who was detained and tortured in Iraq in October 2004 by the US military along with her husband, Shawki Ahmed … Continue reading

March 13, 2014 · 2 Comments

Starved of Justice in Iraq: American Prisoner on Hunger Strike

In the ten years since the war in Iraq began, in March 2003, the ramifications have been enormous for many people, particularly ordinary Iraqis and their families, for whom the … Continue reading

June 13, 2013 · 7 Comments