All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Guantanamo Bay’

Popular Songs The CIA Used To Torture Detainees

One of the most potent ways of torture is without touch: first, confine the detainee in a windowless 6 x 9 ft. solitary cell, shackle them to the wall, leave a bucket for defecating and urination, and blast the Sesame Street theme song on repeat for a full 24 hours. The Senate Intelligence Committee’s CIA torture report  revealed the agencies’ …

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Hobby Lobby Ruling Used by Gitmo Detainees

As if it weren’t enough that every armchair pundit in the United States is prognosticating about the unintended far-reaching effects of the Supreme Court ruling in the Hobby Lobby case, here comes the sworn enemy of the United States to weigh in on the debate. Lawyers for detainees at Guantanamo Bay are using the Hobby Lobby ruling in support of …

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Benghazi Suspect Stirs Up US Justice System

On June 15, special operations forces in Libya captured Ahmed Abu Khatallah, the suspected mastermind behind the September 11, 2012 terrorist attack on the American embassy in Benghazi, Libya – an attack which resulted in the deaths of four Americans, including US Ambassador to Libya Chris Stevens. Following his capture, Khatallah was transported via Naval ship to New York. During …

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Guantanamo’s Final Three Uighur Prisoners Released

Guantanamo Bay – made famous for its horrific treatment of prisoners on behalf of the U.S. against its war on terror. Gitmo – the nickname given to this military prison, is located in southeastern Cuba, on the coast of Guantánamo Bay. The U.S. leases the property from Cuba, which subsequently gives the U.S. access to detainees that were not covered …

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