Pentagon requests $49 million to build new prison at Guantanamo for ‘special’ detainees

ShareThis Pentagon requests $ 49 million to build new prison at Guantánamo for ‘special’ detainees 21 Mar 2013 The United States Southern Command has requested $ 49 million to build a new prison building at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, for “special” detainees prisoners on top of other renovations it says are necessary since Congress has decided […]

Alberto Gonzales Confronted On Torture

Bush Attorney General Alberto Gonzales gets confronted by Luke Rudkowdski of http://wearechange.org and Abby Martin of http://mediaroots.org about torture. SOURCE: Jan 22, 2002 – Department of Justice memo to White House and Defense Department Counsels regarding the application of the War Crimes Act and the Geneva Conventions The 37-page memo, written by Assistant Attorney General […]

Report: French judge wants to probe Guantanamo torture claims

ShareThis Report: French judge wants to probe Guantánamo torture claims 17 Jan 2012 A French judge is seeking U.S. permission to visit the prison camps at Guantánamo Bay to investigate claims by former French inmates that they were tortured, the Associated Press reported from Paris on Tuesday. The AP reported that it saw a formal […]