American officials have been slow to recognize and treat mental health disorders in Guantanamo detainees.
Posts Tagged: Guantanamo Bay
U.S. human rights groups reacted angrily to the Justice Department's announcement Monday that the self-acclaimed mastermind of the 9/11 attacks will be tried before a military commission at the Guantanamo detention facility in Cuba.
Repeal of DADT came with a catch.
On his first day in office, President Barack Obama promised that he would close the Bush-era prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, "as soon as practicable" and "no later than one year from the date of this order."
Activist Bryan Farrell expected be put in jail for standing up for the rights of prisoners at Guantanamo. What he didn't expect was 30 hours of imprisonment, the realization that this was nothing compared to those in Guantanamo, and the sense of solidarity with the 82 other activists who decided to stand up for human rights.