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June 14, 2013

Children in Mali as young as 13 who were recruited as child soldiers by armed groups are now being detained by Malian forces alongside adults and have been tortured.

Press Release
June 12, 2013
A Yemeni man held by the U.S. military has become the third person to seek victim status in an ongoing investigation by the Polish Prosecutor’s Office into Poland's involvement in the U.S.-led renditi...
Press Release
May 23, 2013

President Obama was right to reaffirm the need to close Guantanamo, address the need for greater transparency, and acknowledge the troubling issues surrounding his killer drone program. Now it's ti...

Press Release
May 20, 2013

On the 100th day of the hunger strike at Guantanamo Bay, and amid growing pressure on the Obama Administration to close the facility once and for all, activists held a vigil outside the White House...

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