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Cybercast News Service
US clears Kuwaiti for release from Guantanamo
The United States has cleared the release of a Kuwaiti man held at the U.S. military prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, for more than 12 years because of his suspected links to terrorism.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
House GOP and Some Democrats Preparing to Slam Obama for Bergdahl Swap
House Republicans are set to open another front next week in their efforts to publicly repudiate President Obama-this time for his decision in May to exchange five Taliban prisoners from Guantanamo Bay for Army Sgt.
Three-Fifths of an Attorney General Declares POWs "Non-Persons"
Protestors gathered in New York City's Time Square in April of 2013 to raise awareness of detainee hunger strikes and indefinite imprisonment of prisoners in Guantanamo Bay.
European rights court condemns Poland for hosting secret CIA prisons
The watch tower of an airport is pictured in Szymany, close to Szczytno in northeastern Poland.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
The Washington Post
Document details procedure for placing terrorist suspects on government watch list
The president's top counterterrorism adviser has the temporary ability to prevent categories of people - already in the government's vast databases of known or suspected terrorists - from flying, in the face of a credible threat, according to a newly published report.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
The United States Wants the World to Forget These Prisoners
An activist publicist, Andy draws attention to Americans imprisoned for their beliefs.
Are the Guantanamo war crimes courts now doomed?
Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center's adviser on constitutional literacy, explains how a recent court ruling based on Article I of the Constitution has created a huge problem for the war crimes system at Guantanamo.
Omar Khadr case: CBC and other media seek access for interview
Omar Khadr spent a decade in custody in Guantanamo Bay in Cuba, and pleaded guilty in 2010 to five war-crimes charges, including murder, for killing a U.S. soldier when he was 15. He's now in custody in Alberta, and media including the CBC are in court Tuesday in an attempt to gain the right to interview the Toronto-born Khadr.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Enter Stage Right
How "normal" is Bowe Bergdahl?
There are few military crimes worse than desertion to the enemy short of outright treason by giving them aid and comfort.
Kojima Claims Metal Gear Solid 5 Will Critique Hollywood's Portrayal of U.S. Policies
In an interview with The Guardian , the real Big Boss of the Metal Gear Solid series, Hideo Kojima, explained that the events of Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain's story will revolve around US policies and encourages players to think about the ongoing cycles of war that exist between the world's superpowers.
6 Gitmo Detainees Will Be Sent to Uruguay
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has secretly notified Congress that the military intends to transfer six low-level Guantanamo Bay detainees to Uruguay as early as next month.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
The Kremlin's Strange Counterstrike
Moscow has retaliated against Obama in an awfully odd way - by sanctioning the abusive soldiers of Abu Ghraib and the officials in charge of the prison at Guantanamo Bay.
Russia pulls welcome mat on Rep. Moran, disgraced soldier Lynndie England
Russia on Saturday barred U.S. Congressman Jim Moran and 12 others from entering the country -- the latest round of largely symbolic bans issued by both countries over the past several months.
The Daily Caller
Russia Sanctions Democrat Congressman, Gitmo Commander And Abu Ghraib Abuser
The United States imposed a new set of sanctions against Russia on Wednesday - the day before the fatal shootdown of the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 in eastern Ukraine - that many saw as a weak action against alleged Russian involvement in Ukraine.
Ex-Gitmo detainee Moazzam Begg charged with terrorism
A former detainee in Guantanamo Bay is pleading not guilty to terrorist charges stemming from the civil war in Syria.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Parents of former POW Bergdahl strained by his silence: friend
Freed war prisoner Bowe Bergdahl has not yet reached out to his parents who campaigned hard for his freedom and who hold out hope he will eventually contact them once fully recovered from trauma inflicted by his Taliban captors, a family friend said on Friday.
Former Guantanamo Bay detainee pleads not guilty to terror charges
An ex-Guantanamo Bay prisoner has formally pleaded not guilty to seven terror offence in connection with the conflict in Syria.
Moazzam Begg denies terror offences in Syria
Former Guantanamo Bay detainee Moazzam Begg has pleaded not guilty to seven terror offences connected with the civil war in Syria.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
It’s Not Because You’re Black, Mr. Holder
In his Sunday interview on ABC's 'This Week', Attorney General Eric Holder showed with crystal clarity that he is an ugly, contemptible demagogue.
Omar Khadr to stay in federal prison in Alberta because he's doing well there
Omar Khadr appears in an Edmonton courtroom, Monday, Sept.23, 2013 in an artist's sketch.