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A 100-day-old hunger strike at the Guantanamo Bay prison for suspected terrorists has agitated international human rights advocates anew, prompting fresh calls worldwide for closure of the detention center that President Obama vowed to shutter more than...
Tags: Yemen, Prisons, Justice and Rights, Credit and Debt, Lobbying
Staff Writer -- firstname.lastname@example.orgMichigan House members voted Tuesday to grant disabled veterans, prisoners of war and Congressional Medal of Honor recipients a free recreational passport to all state parks and boating access points. Motorists in the Great Lakes state must purchase an...
Re "Obama's Gitmo woes," Opinion, May 5 As a fan of Doyle McManus, I was disappointed to read his claim that most of the detainees being held at Guantanamo Bay were anti-American extremists when they were apprehended. Our own government has...
WASHINGTON — Obaidullah, an Afghan villager captured with diagrams of improvised bombs, has marked nearly 11 years as a detainee at the U.S. naval base on Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Three months ago, outraged by what he called another prison...
Tags: Justice System, Elections, Prisons, Barack Obama, White House
WASHINGTON — Confronted with a mass hunger strike and the use of forced feedings to keep inmates from starving, President Obama broke a long silence on the military prison for suspected foreign terrorists at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, declaring it "not...
Tags: U.S. Department of State, Elections, Yemen, Prisons, Omar Khadr
WASHINGTON — When men who served in the Korean War with Emil Kapaun describe him, they do not talk about the acts most commonly associated with the Medal of Honor: He fell on no grenades, captured no enemy machine guns, killed no enemy soldiers....
Dog-tired, Capt. Abe Baum was snoozing on the hood of a military vehicle when he was shaken awake and summoned to a superior's tent. With worry on their faces, his unit's top officers were clustered around Gen. George S. Patton Jr., who had just issued...
PARIS -- The auction catalog entry for Lot 900 was short, simple and utterly shocking: "CONCENTRATION CAMP -- striped uniform of a political prisoner held in a German camp. Jacket in mixed wool, style grey and Nattier blue stripes. Identification number...
Documentarian Shola Lynch, who previously profiled Shirley Chisholm's groundbreaking run for president, turns her lens on another significant African American female figure from the early '70s in "Free Angela and All Political Prisoners." Applying her...
Staff WriterHumberto Abad Martinez, 53, left his home country of Honduras two months ago to travel to the United States in hopes of finding work. His journey included riding “the Beast,” a freight train that travels across Mexico and is notoriously...
For the better part of four years, Air Force Maj. Gen. John Borling lived in a cell that was about 21/2 paces wide and 31/2 paces long. There were no windows and little ventilation, except for three small holes. One of the holes contained a naked light...
In 1991, Jan Thompson attended a reunion of World War II veterans who were prisoners of war in the Philippines. She accompanied her father, one of those veterans. "I was just dumbfounded at what I heard," she said. "I walked out saying, 'Why doesn't...
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