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Ahead of Defense Department Recommendation Deadline, Amnesty International USA for Closure of Guantanamo Bay Prison ... Mattis may not have the power to eliminate this stain on U.S. history , but he can and must recommend that the shameful practice of indefinite detention at Guantanamo cease.” ...

Alex Neve, head of Amnesty International Canada, said on Tuesday the organisation was “deeply disappointed” by the Trudeau government's decision. ... Ottawa apologised and paid an $8.3m settlement to Omar Khadr, a former child soldier who was detained at the US-run prison facility in Guantanamo ...
Amadou Tijane Diop, an anti-slavery activist detained in 2016, told Amnesty International in June 2017, “The police put me in handcuffs and blindfolded me. I did not have any idea where they were taking me. When we arrived, a policeman said: 'Welcome to Guantanamo'. […] Before bringing me to ...
The legality of detentions in Guantanamo prison has been questioned by several human rights watchdogs, including Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch. Detainees have had a limited access to the options available to the suspects under the US law, including legal representation. There have ...


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