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Long fight predicted in Guantanamo Sept. 11 case
2012-05-06 19:52:00
The U.S. has finally started the prosecution of five Guantanamo Bay prisoners charged in the Sept. 11 attacks that killed nearly 3,000 people, but the trial won't be starting anytime soon, and both sides said Sunday that the case could continue for years.
9/11 'mastermind' causes major disruption at Guantanamo hearing
2012-05-05 18:29:00
The self-proclaimed mastermind of the Sept. 11 attacks repeatedly declined to respond to a judge's questions Saturday and his co-defendant was briefly restrained at a military hearing as five men charged with the worst terror attack in U.S. history appeared in public for the first time in more than three years.
Sept. 11 case returns to Guantanamo tribunal
2012-05-04 12:42:00
Five men accused of orchestrating the Sept. 11 attacks, including the self-proclaimed mastermind, are headed back to a military tribunal at Guantanamo Bay on Saturday.
10 anni di Guantanamo
2012-01-10 15:44:00
    L'11 gennaio 2012 ricorre un anniversario decisamente scomodo: i dieci anni del campo di detenzione di Guantanamo.   Creato dall'Amministrazione Bush per i prigionieri della guerra in Afghanistan (e poi in Iraq), in un decennio Guantanamo ha ospitato 779 persone "sospette" di avere contatti con gruppi terroristici. Molti di questi individui sono stati imprigionati, interrogati- e detenuti per anni in totale isolamento. Il tutto senza nemmeno la possibilità -;di vedere un avvocato. A tutt'oggi, i prigionieri sono 171. Ognuno di loro costa al contribuente 800.000 dollari l'anno, una cifra 30 volte maggiore di quella spesa per un normale prigioniero sul suolo statunitense. Le associazioni per i diritti umani sostengono che il solo detenere questi uomini a tempo indeterminato e senza un regolare processo costituisca una forma di tortura. Inoltre, i detenuti ...
Guantanamo Bay Detainee, A.K.A., “The Worst Of The Worst”, A.K.A., Fami
2009-05-26 04:42:00
Mr. Boumediene On United States Government Over Wrongful Imprisonment And Torture: “… even if it takes 100 years, I am determined to bring suit.” That’s right, most of us have been subjected to hearing these Gitmo detainees being described as “human scum” and... This is only a comment summary. Visit to view the lastest content complete with some of the most outrageous original photoshops in the political blogosphere!
Obama in political box over closing Guantanamo
2009-05-21 16:48:00
Obama in political box over closing Guantanamo WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama finds himself in a political box - at home and abroad - on closing the Guantanamo Bay prison, and will be trying Thursday to use a major address on national security to work out of the tight spot. Obama takes on the explosive topic ...
Republican Senators discuss Guantanamo Bay Trip VIDEO
2009-05-21 02:46:00
Republican Senators Sam Brownback (R-KS), John Barasso (R-WY), and Mike Johanns (R-NE) held a news conference to discuss their recent trip to the detainee facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Washington, DC : 17 min.Brownback Comments from Detainee Facility at Guantanamo BayWASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Sam Brownback today returned from leading a Congressional delegation to visit the detainee facility at Guantanamo Bay in Cuba."Guantanamo Bay is a world-class detention facility that would be almost impossible to replicate elsewhere," said Brownback. "Rumors of Guantanamo Bay being a black hole are unfounded. I am struck by the contrast between Guantanamo Bay and prisons I have toured in the past. The nature of the detainee population and the threat that these individuals pose affects every detail of the Guantanamo operation from the layout and design of the facilities to the level of legal, medical and other services provided to detainees."Brownback toured several detention camps, includin...
OOPS: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi Should Have Joined ?Shotgun? Cheney In Shr
2009-05-08 03:44:00
New Intelligence Report: Nancy Legosi Was An Active Participant In The Cheney-Bush Torture “Program” Just yesterday, we learned Dick “Shotgun” Cheney “The Sleeping Veep” had shredded an administration lawyer’s memo to the effect of “This torture stuff... This is only a comment summary. Visit to view the lastest content complete with some of the most outrageous original photoshops in the political blogosphere!
Spanish Court Launches Probe of Bush Administration Officials
2009-03-30 15:52:00
Now I am wondering can we get our US courts to do the same!  I hope so. A Spanish court has launched a criminal investigation into whether six Bush administration lawyers including former Attorney General Alberto Gonzales violated international law by providing the legal framework to justify the Bush administration?s use of torture at Guantanamo. Spain?s ...
Charges dropped vs. suspect in 2000 USS Cole blast
2009-02-06 02:54:00
Charges dropped vs. suspect in 2000 USS Cole blast WASHINGTON (AP) - The Pentagon says the senior military judge overseeing terror trials at Guantanamo Bay has dropped charges against a suspect in the 2000 USS Cole bombing. The military charges against suspected al-Qaida bomber Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri marked the last active war crimes case at Guantanamo ...
Judge grants Obama request to suspend Gitmo trial
2009-01-21 17:30:00
Judge grants Obama request to suspend Gitmo trial GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba (AP) - A judge on Wednesday quickly granted President Barack Obama’s request to suspend the war crimes trial of a young Canadian in what may be the beginning of the end for the Bush administration’s system of trying alleged terrorists. The judge, Army ...
Bush Admin Official Admits Prisoner Tortured
2009-01-14 18:15:00
The top Bush administration official overseeing prosecutions at Guantanamo Bay has concluded the US military tortured a Saudi national accused in the 9/11 attacks. Speaking to the Washington Post, the acting head of military commissions, Susan Crawford, says the suspect, Mohammed al-Qahtani, was subjected to isolation, sleep deprivation, nudity and ?life-threatening? prolonged exposure to cold. ...
President Obama Shut Down Guantanamo: ?Yes You Can!?
2008-12-13 05:08:00
By Malachy Kilbride Next month in January the American people will joyfully celebrate the historic inauguration of President Barack Obama and the end to the criminal Bush Administration. Americans will celebrate the belief in our freedom, our vote, and the conclusion of eight years of an unaccountable regime that brought us into war and occupation on ...
Fun and Game Boys at Guantanamo
2008-12-08 08:59:00
-By Michael M. Bates Raul Castro is, at 77, Fidel?s kid brother. When Fidel?s health forced him to take a break from full-time dictator duties, he installed baby brother as president. Raul swiftly demonstrated his leadership skills by consulting with some of the wisest people available. You know, deep thinkers like Hollywood millionaires. Recently ...
Close Guantanamo Bay Prison
2008-11-10 17:13:00
Close Guantanamo Bay Prison
Guantanamo Interrogators Destroyed Evidence
2008-06-09 09:08:00
American interrogators of terrorist suspects were instructed to destroy handwritten notes they were taking which might have exposed harsh or even illegal questioning methods being used at Guantanamo prison. Navy Lieutenant Commander Bill Kuebler, who has been waging gallant effort to protect the rights of his client, Omar Khadr, told reporters he considers the notes ...
The Guantana-martyrs of Guantanamo Bay?
2008-06-08 20:52:00
No sensible person can condone the actions of 22 people on September/11 2001. To needlessly kill thousands of innocent people is an act of violence so abhorrent it is without precedent. Some of those responsible have been captured, most notably Khalid Shaikh Mohammed, the presumed mastermind behind the atrocity, and the Al Qaeda number two. Here ...
'I Wish to Be Martyred': Accused 9/11 Planner in Guantanamo Court
2008-06-05 20:36:00
Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, making his first public appearance since he was captured in 2003, was asked by the military judge if he understood that the charges against him could bring the death penalty. Mohammed responded, 'That is what I wish.
By: Get rich
Accused 9/11 mastermind wants death sentence
2008-06-05 19:37:00
Guantanamo Bay Naval Base, Cuba (AP) - Alleged 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed says he wants the death sentence. He and four alleged confederates faced a military judge Thursday in their long-awaited first appearance before a war-crimes tribunal. Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and the other alleged al-Qaida figures sat at defense tables alongside their lawyers before the ...
Guantanamo 9/11 suspects on trial
2008-06-05 15:25:00
Khalid Sheikh Mohammed is said to be al-Qaeda's number threeThe alleged mastermind of the 9/11 attacks on the US is appearing at a military tribunal in Guantanamo Bay.
By: Get rich
9/11 Mastermind Due in Guantanamo Court
2008-06-05 09:48:00
Almost seven years after terrorists hijacked airliners and used them as missiles to kill 2,973 people, five men who allegedly plotted the attacks face a military tribunal Thursday. Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, the confessed mastermind of the Sept.
By: Get rich
Harold and Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay [Blu-ray] (Blu-ray)
2008-06-05 02:06:00
Harold and Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay [Blu-ray] (Blu-ray)By Beverly D’Angelo Buy new: $24.95 First tagged “ps3″ by K. Overholt Customer tags: blu-ray(3), playstation 3, high definition, ps3 Technorati Tags: blu-ray, ...
Outlandish - Guantanamo
2008-06-01 17:11:00
Image via WikipediaOutlandish ( Guantanamo )by khamedxOutlandish est un groupe européen de hip hop basé au Danemark. Formé en 1997, il est composé d'Isam Bachiri (originaire du Maroc), Waqas Ali Qadri (originaire du Pakistan), et Lenny Martinez (originaire du Honduras). Leur musique R&B/Hip-hop/Rap est largement influencée par les différents milieux sociaux d'où ils viennent (musique arabe, pakistanaise ou hispanique), et bien que leurs chansons soient principalement en anglais, ils utilisent fréquemment des paroles en espagnol, ourdou, et arabe. Leur simple Pacific To Pacific tiré de leur premier album Outland's Official (2000) a été directement lié à un évènement caritatif organisé par Amnesty International. Ils ont ensuite sortie leur second simple, Saturday Night, une chanson qui allait par la suite faire partie de la bande originale du film danois Pizza King. Mais ce sont les singles de leur second album Bread And Barrels Of Water sorti en 2003 qui ont le plus marqué les...
Britain Upset At Guantanamo Prisoner Conditions
2008-06-01 14:38:00
Prime Minister Gordon Brown is confronting increasing pressure to intervene in the case of a British subject who has been held at Guantanamo prison for six years without ever being allowed to have a fair trial. Binyam Mohamed claims to have suffred horrific abuse at the hands of his American captors including razor blade cuts ...
The last Briton in Guantanamo faces death penalty
2008-05-31 10:33:00
anthony @ 09:30 BST Yesterday, I saw the above headline in The Independent newspaper. “Probably just another British Asian working for Muslim Aid or some other such-like charity, being rounded up in eastern Pakistan and brought back to Gitmo for a showtrial to keep alive people’s fears of ‘terrorism’”,- I thought. “Is Gordon Brown going to ...
By: Suzie-Q
Canada Violated Rights Of Guantanamo Suspect
2008-05-24 09:55:00
The Candian Supreme Court unanimously ruled that Canadian agents acted illegally when they interrogated Guantanamo detainee Omar Khadr and then handed over that intelligence to U.S. authorities. The court ordered the Canadian government to hand over documents pertaining to those 2003 interrogations by agents of the Canadian Security Intelligence Service since the entire process ...
CD Review: Harold & Kumar Escape From Guantanamo Bay, by George S. Clinton
2008-05-19 23:40:00
With the album cover prominently featuring Neil Patrick Harris on a unicorn and the film featuring two stoners on a trip to Amsterdam gone awry, imagine my surprise when I popped in this score and found actual action movie music. From the opening bars of the first track (the multi-titled “Ron Fox/Interrogation/Gitmo”)-, George S. Clinton’s ...
The Guantanamo Bay Facility - Revolving Door
2008-05-18 17:18:00
The public notices in the media become available most often one by one and are typically separated by months if not years. Periodically, then, it is very much worthwhile for The Counterterrorism Blog to refresh readers’ memories on the type of person who has been incarcerated at The Guantanamo Bay facility in Cuba, known by its nickname “Gitmo.” I am indebted for a good deal of the research to a person who has spent almost two decades hunting members of al-Qa’ida, but who...(read more)
Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay (2008)
2008-05-10 15:39:00
Actori: John Cho, Kal Penn, Jack Conley, Roger Bart, Neil Patrick Harris, Danneel Harris, Paula Garcés, Jon Reep, Missi PyleCe nume luuung nu?:)) Pentru o comedie ce iti aduce aminte de Van Wilder si care te "nenoroceste" inca din prima scena amuzanta. Unul din filmele alea in care personajele se pun singure in situatii jenante pentru a te face sa razi. Mie mi s-a parut amuzant, nu stiu daca reusit, dar de vazut.Harold este un chinezo/japonez, iar Kumar este un indian (actorul principal din Van Wilder 2). Ce-l de-al doilea aduce la bordul unui avion un bong (stiti voi de fumat marijuana) si este considerat de fortele de securitate un terorist. Sub parodierea sistemului american al inchisorilor pentru teroristi, cei doi sunt trimisi la inchisoarea Guantanamo. De acolo printr-o imprejurare hilara ajung sa evadeze, iar de aici incep peripetiile propriu-zise.Download subtitrare "Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay" in curand.Daca nu razi de personaje atunci o sa razi de replic...
Is US In Guantanamo Covering Up Kahadr Case?
2008-05-09 15:37:00
Lawyers for Omar Khadr wo is charged with murdering a US soldier in Afghanistan are charging US military officials with attempting to cover up the twisted and distorted effort to get a conviction against a defendant who was 15 at the time of the alleged attack. Lt. Cmdr. William Kuebler who heads the defense team ...
Dhimwit UK Reporter Outraged At Guantanamo Bay?s Gift Shop Selling Souvenir
2008-05-08 03:46:00
Ummm, I thought the sole purpose of a gift shop IS SELLING SOUVENIRS… Leftist Angela Levin writes for the Daily Mail in the United Kingdom. While she is a completely dhimmified moron, the article does have a photo of an adorable kid wearing a souvenir shirt. Greetings from Guantanamo Bay … and the sickest souvenir shop in ...
Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay
2008-05-06 21:26:00
Directed by: Jon Hurwitz, Hay Schlossberg Produced by: Greg Shapiro Written by: Jon Hurwitz,Hayden Schlossberg Starring: Kal Penn,John Cho Music by: James L. Venable Cinematography: Daryn... Movie Review for recently released, new and upcoming releases, check out upcoming movies..only here !
The awfully nice guys allowing US torture at Guantanamo Bay
2008-05-05 09:13:00
The thing is ? they knew. It was the US government's explicit policy to wipe away the Geneva conventions and subject the supposedly most dangerous captives to what were euphemistically called "aggressive" interrogation techniques ? techniques that flouted international law. The people behind the policy are therefore, according to the British human rights lawyer Philippe Sands, criminals who may well face charges should they choose to take a holiday in, say, France or Germany. And who are they, these people? Top government lawyers who ? at the behest of Donald Rumsfeld, the then defence secretary ? cooked up a means of bypassing Geneva and in effect allowed the interrogators on the tip of Cuba to do whatever the hell they wanted. And, at Guantanamo Bay, lowly, inexperienced lawyers on the ground who were left isolated to provide the legal regulation for what might constitute humane treatment and what might not. Meanwhile some of the top military brass, including General...
"Harold and Kumar Escape From Guantanamo Bay" Review
2008-05-04 04:07:00
Preshow: Before the movie, my dad and I stopped across the street at the Chinese buffet? and holy shit did that food back me up. Enough about that. I don?t think you want me to go into just what happened after that. But then we bought our ticket, walked in, and I? walked in? on a guy? and a girl? yeah, you got the idea. I don?t know if he spunked while they did it, but if he did, it would have been pretty gross, because to make it look good, he started making out with the girl afterwards. I?m not gonna go all ?Clerks II?-?ass to mouth,? but yeah. So I sat in front of them to make sure that they wouldn?t do it again? and I don?t think they did. But the whole theater was open and I just HAD to be a dick.Then the movie begins??Harold and Kumar Escape From Guantanamo Bay?2008***½ out of ****Director: Jon Hurwitz, Hayden SchlossbergCast: Kal Penn, John Cho, Rob CorddryWhat are the similarities between Cheech and Chong and Harold and Kumar? They are both stoners, and aren?t the brightest ...
Gut Check for the "Close Guantanamo" Crowd
2008-05-02 22:00:00
Part of the public campaign to close Guantanamo involves the claim that it houses many innocent people who were swept up from the battlefields where the U.S. military is operating. Now Reuters is reporting that someone released from Guantanamo has died in a suicide attack in Iraq. Abdullah Saleh al-Ajmi, a Kuwaiti national, reportedly killed himself in an attack in Mosul. He had been held in Guantanamo until his 2005 release and repatriation. Fortunately, we have not recently suffered the spectacle...(read more)
Harold and Kumar - Escape from Guantanamo
2008-05-01 20:09:00
One day after it opened, I went to see Harold and Kumar 2 - Escape from Guantanamo. The sequel, like the first one was extremely hilarious with lot of funny jokes with racial tones and lot of stereotype bashing. After the first movie, it was hard to imagine that the producers would not make the sequel. ...
Canada Hope Of Omar Khadr In Guantanamo
2008-04-30 16:10:00
The American defense attorney, Lt. Comdr. Bill Kuebler, told members of the Canadian parliament that Omar Khadr will be convicted if he goes to trial in Guanatanamo, not because he is guilty, but due to a stacked trial system which ensures convictions rather than justice for defendants. “Omar’s story is one of victimization by everyone ...
Harold and Kumar Escape From Guantanamo Bay
2008-04-29 00:00:00
Starring: John Cho, Kal Penn, Neil Patrick Harris Director: Jon Hurwitz and Hay Schlossberg Release Date: April 25, 2008 Running Time: 102 min MPAA Rating: R Distributor: Warner Bros - - - Review by Jeremy Welsch - - - Man, these guys have had a rough couple of days. Picking up immediately at the end of the first movie, Harold and Kumar Escape From Guantanamo Bay does not waste any time getting back into the story. Having just professed his affection for his neighbor Maria, Harold (John Cho) decides he and Kumar (Kal Penn) need a vacation. This is a stoner movie, so it makes sense that they end up trying to go to Amsterdam. Each of the guys has his own agenda for wanting to be there. Harold doesn’t want to be apart from Maria, who just happens to be there on business, and Kumar wants to be for the same reason as most of the people who travel there: legal marijuana. So here we are, staring down the barrel of inevitability at the sequel to a story about a couple of pot smokers a...
Review: Harold and Kumar Escape From Guantanamo Bay (2008) R 1h 42min
2008-04-28 21:53:00
John Cho and Kal Penn of “Harold & Kumar go to White Castle” are back for a sequel written by Jon Hurwitz and Hayden Schlossberg, who also directed the film this time around. The plot: The plot picks up right when Harold (John Cho) and Kumar (Kal Penn) come back home from their White Castle burger adventure. Harold’s ...
MOVIE REVIEW: Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay
2008-04-28 00:00:00
Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay is proof that there is such a thing as too much fanservice. What was once an unsuspecting stoner comedy with surprisingly potent social commentary is now a full-blown political comedy but with very little to say.In the tradition of 80's movies, this seq
2008-04-27 16:13:00
Paula Garces? lovely features may be familiar to you if you saw such movies as Harold and Kumar Go to White Castle, Clockstoppers, or Man of the House with Tommy Lee Jones. She also flirted with Meadow?s boyfriend on ?The Sopranos? and has guest-starred on ?CSI: Miami.? She was also promoted to series regular for the upcoming fifth and final season of ?The Shield.?In April, she?ll be in a Harold and Kumar sequel, Escape from Guantanamo Bay. I?m laughing just thinking about that. Today I?ve invited Paula on the show to talk about her current project in which she voices the lead character in Red Princess Blues: Animated. We?ll also be joined momentarily by the film?s producer, Alex Ferrari of Numb Robot Studios.Click the audio player below to LISTEN to this interview!open separate window
By: Mr. Media
"Guantanamo, a military spokesman said, does not have solitary confinement,
2008-04-26 23:10:00
?Guantanamo, a military spokesman said, does not have solitary confinement, only ?single-occupancy cells?.? - William Glaberson, ?Detainees? Mental Health Is Latest Legal Battle?, New York Times, 4/24/26
Harold and Kumar Escape From Guantanamo Bay - Movie to see this weekend (A
2008-04-26 21:56:00
The same morning that Harold and Kumar eat at White Castle, Harold learns that Maria, the girl he lusts after, has set off for Amsterdam. The pair decide to pursue her so Harold can proclaim his love. However, an overzealous airline passenger mistakes Kumar for a terrorist, and the plane is diverted as the duo ...
Harold and Kumar Escape From Guantanamo Bay - Movie to see this weekend (A
2008-04-26 21:56:00
Harold and Kumar Escape From Guantanamo Bay synopsis and trailer
Torture Victims? Records Lost In Guantanamo
2008-04-21 09:02:00
Author Philippe Sands, whose book, “Torture Team,” describes what went on in Guanatanamo prison, was told by retired General Michael Dunlavey, who supervised Guantanamo for eight months in 2002 that records on the itnerrogation of Muhammed al-Qahatani, who was accused of plotting the 9/11 attacks, have disappeared. Saudi born al-Qahtani was interrogated for ...
Bush Lied To US Military About Guantanamo Prisons!
2008-04-19 18:31:00
General Richard Myers, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff from 2001 to 2005 was misled by Bush officials into believing interrogation techniques employed in the Guanatanamo prisons were based on Army field manuals. In his new book, “Torture Team,” Philippe Sands, professor at University Collge in London, reveals senior Bush administration leaders pushed through ...
9/11 families to see Guantanamo trials
2008-04-19 00:10:00
mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and five other suspects so relatives of those killed in the attacks can watch on the U.S. mainland" href="">The U.S. military will televise the Guantanamo trial of accused September 11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and five other suspects so relatives of those killed in the attacks can watch on the U.S. mainland. "We're going to broadcast in real time to several locations that will be available just to victim families," Army Col. Lawrence Morris, chief prosecutor for the controversial war crimes court, said at the naval base recently. In February, military prosecutors charged Mohammed and five other captives with murder and conspiracy and asked that they be executed if convicted of plotting to crash hijacked planes into New York's World Trade Center and the Pentagon in 2001. The only thing that would make me happier, is if they televise the executions if they are convicted.  Throw it on pay per view an...
Roselyn Sanchez - ?Harold & Kumar Escape From Guantanamo Bay? Premiere in H
2008-04-18 23:17:00
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Guantanamo officials confiscate highly dangerous Lord of the Rings script
2008-04-11 14:10:00
Authorities at prison camp confiscate script from former child soldier, presumbaly in case he tries to create an army of orcs.
?Lord of the Rings? confiscated at Guantanamo (Reuters)
2008-04-11 02:43:00
Reuters - Guards seized a copy of the "Lord of the Rings" screenplay and a box of legal papers from a young Canadian facing trial at Guantanamo, prompting harsh words between his military defence lawyer and a spokesman for the detention operation.
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