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More than 60 Inmates on Strike in US Prison in Guantanamo

Prisión de Guantánamo

Washington, Aug 6 (Prensa Latina) More than 60 prisoners at the U.S. base in Guantanamo Bay, in eastern Cuba, remain on hunger strike today, six months after the beginning of the protest. Since Last February 6, the prisoners kept fasting as a reaction to the abuses committed against them and the conditions of their detention for more than a decade, without any official charges in most cases.

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New Irregularities at Illegal Guantanamo Prison Denounced

Prisión de Guantánamo

Washington, Feb 13 (Prensa Latina) An official of the U.S. prison in the illegal naval base in Guantanamo, acknowledged at a hearing that military authorities placed hidden microphones to eavesdrop on inmates” conversations with their lawyers. Washington has a detention center at its military base located in Cuban territory against the will of the people and government of the Caribbean island.

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The President orders the killing of an American

US Al-Awlaki

Today, the media tells us that the president of the United States in the person of Barack Obama has now extended the power of his office to order the assassination of fellow citizens without a shred of due process. Anwar al-Awlaki, whose death has been announced by media all over the world, was born in New Mexico and lived for years in the U.S. Sabir Khan, a second U.S. citizen, was also killed in the attack aimed at al-Awlaki.

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No End to the “War on Terror,” No End to Guantánamo

The US Congress

With the death of Osama bin Laden, there is a perfect opportunity for the Obama administration to bring to an end the decade-long “War on Terror” by withdrawing from Afghanistan and closing the prison at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba. The justification for both the invasion of Afghanistan (in October 2001) and the detention of prisoners in Guantánamo (which opened in January 2002) is the Authorization for Use of Military Force, passed by Congress on September 14, 2001, just three days after the 9/11 attacks..”

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Peace Seminar in Cuba Calls for Global Coexistence

Guantanamo

The 2nd Peace Seminar for the Abolition of Foreign Military Bases begins Wednesday in the eastern province of Guantanamo with a call for peaceful coexistence worldwide. Sponsored by the World Peace Council and the Cuban Movement for Peace and Sovereignty of the Peoples, the forum will analyze the disastrous consequences of military bases for the sovereignty of the peoples.

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Peace Seminar in Cuba Calls for Global Coexistence

Camp Delta. JTF Guantánamo

The 2nd Peace Seminar for the Abolition of Foreign Military Bases begins Wednesday in the eastern province of Guantanamo with a call for peaceful coexistence worldwide. Sponsored by the World Peace Council and the Cuban Movement for Peace and Sovereignty of the Peoples, the forum will analyze the disastrous consequences of military bases for the

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Wikileaks: Five illustrative cases of prisoners at Guantánamo (+ Video)

Cárcel en la base naval de Guatánamo

By Iroel Sánchez / Cubadebate Translation: Machetera / Tlaxcala New evidence of the upside down world that governs the United States is found in the Wikileaks documents which reveal information about the treatment of prisoners at the concentration camp in Guantánamo – maintained by Washington on territory it is illegally occupying against the will of the

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NYT: Secret Case Against Detainee Crumbles

A judge ruled in January 2009 that Mohammed el-Gharani should be released

By William Glaberson and Charlie Savage (Published The New York Times) The secret document described Prisoner 269, Mohammed el-Gharani, as the very incarnation of a terrorist threat: “an al Qaeda suicide operative” with links to a London cell and ties to senior plotters of international havoc. But there was more to the story, as there

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U.S. abuse exposed in illegal Guantánamo base

Prisoners in Guantánamo are treated like slaves. Photo: Reuters

More than 750 secret reports disclosed by Wikileaks have confirmed abuses committed by the United States in the prison on the illegal Guantánamo base and the fact that 60% of prisoners with no links to the jihad have been taken there. The cases of the majority of the prisoners – 758 out of 779 – are described in detail in memos that the Joint Task Force in Guantánamo bay sent to the U.S. Southern Command in Miami, Florida.