Liveblog coverage of today’s panel discussion, Close Gitmo and Use the Legal System at Netroots Nation 2010. Panelists featured are Adam Serwer, Matthew Alexander, Rep. Jerry Nadler, Vince Warren, and your very own emptywheel, Marcy Wheeler.
|By: Rayne Saturday July 24, 2010 2:17 pm|
|By: bmaz Wednesday April 21, 2010 9:33 pm|
A Federal Court in Washington DC has issued a very hard slap down by of the government’s continued use of bogus evidence obtained by brutal torture to try to justify continued detention of detainees at Guantanamo.
|By: emptywheel Monday March 22, 2010 7:00 am|
On Friday, I pointed out that Eric Holder and Dennis Blair used language in a letter on Gitmo’s detainees that suggests some subset of the detainees at Gitmo is not covered by Obama’s Executive Order requiring some resolution to their status. In recent days, a couple of you have linked to articles about two other [...]
|By: emptywheel Friday March 19, 2010 5:51 pm|
MadDog linked to the letter that Dennis Blair and Eric Holder sent the Senate describing the process by which 6 agencies and a 100 staffers meticulously decided the ultimate fate of Gitmo detainees–who could be released or imprisoned elsewhere, who could be tried, and (presumably) who had to be held indefinitely. It might be a [...]
|By: emptywheel Tuesday March 2, 2010 5:48 am|
I wonder how Greg Craig–ousted from the Administration because he tried to do the right thing on Gitmo–feels about this. In December 2008, Obama, Emanuel and Republican Sens. John McCain (Ariz.) and Lindsey O. Graham (S.C.) met in Obama’s transition headquarters in Chicago to discuss detainee policy. According to Graham, Obama turned to him at [...]
|By: emptywheel Monday April 6, 2009 7:42 pm|
The ICRC reveals that four high value detainees may have been hidden at Gitmo around the time the Abu Ghraib scandal broke.
|By: emptywheel Monday January 26, 2009 6:23 am|
Add Gitmo files to the long list of scandals that the Bush Administration kept no meaningful records of.
|By: emptywheel Thursday July 3, 2008 6:42 am|
Bush is preparing to dump his festering Gitmo problem into Congress’ lap. Just in time for election season.
|By: emptywheel Thursday April 3, 2008 7:19 am|
The government is determined to prevent any embarrassing information from coming out at the Gitmo show trials. Too bad they have to be utter hypocrites to do so.