Wednesday, June 10, 2009

The Shocking Statistics of Starvation

To mark the third anniversary of the first known three deaths at Guantanamo, Andy Worthington put together a report for Cageprisoners analyzing the weight records released by the Pentagon in 2007, which demonstrate that, throughout Guantanamo's history, one in ten of the total population — 80 prisoners in total — weighed, at some point, less than 112 pounds (eight stone, or 50 kg), and 20 of these prisoners weighed less than 98 pounds (seven stone, or 44 kg). Click on the title to read the whole story.

Gitmo Attorney David Cynamon Calls For Investigation

Guantanamo Attorney: Investigate Obama Administration’s Failure to Comply with Supreme Court Before Starting Sotomayor Confirmation Process

Confirmation should not proceed until the Obama administration’s compliance with Supreme Court decisions is examined, says Kuwaiti Detainees Lawyer David Cynamon


New Seton Hall report debunking Pentagon "leak"

Seton Hall Law, Center for Policy & Research has just published it's latest report: Revisionist Recidivism: An Analysis of the Government’s Representations of Alleged “Recidivism” of the Guantanamo Detainees

A new home for the Uighers?

Palau. I have to admit I did not even know where Palau is located until I read this article. And who knew native born Palaun's don't need a passport to come to the US? I am sure the men would be happy just to get the hell out of Gitmo but could we have found a more remote place? Click here for Andy Worthington's take on this.