About FFF

Author » Andy Worthington

Andy Worthington is the author of The Guantánamo Files: The Stories of the 774 Detainees in America’s Illegal Prison (published by Pluto Press) and serves as policy advisor to the Future of Freedom Foundation. Visit his website at: www.andyworthington.co.uk.

Latest from Andy Worthington

The Cruel Isolation of America’s “Enemy Combatant”

Last Thursday, U.S. resident Ali al-Marri, the last “enemy combatant” on the U.S. mainland, was indicted by a federal grand jury in Peoria, Illinois, for providing material support for terrorism, bringing to an end the Qatari national’s disturbing imprisonment ...

Obama’s “Humane” Guantánamo Is a Bitter Joke

The “war on terror” prison at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, where the majority of the remaining 242 prisoners have been held for seven years without charge or trial, “complies with the humanitarian requirements of the Geneva Conventions,” according to a ...

Guantánamo: Lies, Damned Lies and Statistics

On January 22, in an executive order relating to the closure of Guantánamo, President Barack Obama established a comprehensive review of the cases of the remaining 242 prisoners, to work out who could be released and who should ...

Guantánamo’s Refugees

The continued imprisonment of at least 61 prisoners at Guantánamo, who have been cleared for release after multiple military review boards (or, in recent months, after rulings in a U.S. court), was an affront to notions of justice when ...

Don’t Forget Guantánamo

At first glance, this might seem to be an unnecessary headline, given that Barack Obama has been president for only two weeks and that one of his first acts was to sign a presidential order declaring that the notorious ...

Bush Era Ends with Guantánamo Trial Chief’s Torture Confession

Forget the president’s lame, reality-defying farewell speech and Dick Cheney’s last-ditch attempts to claim that the administration in which he served as vice president has never engaged in torture. The Bush era came to an end last ...
Page 19 of 21« First...10...1718192021