Nigerian Torture Survivor Freed!
Fifteen years after it opened, Tamms CMAX is officially closed. The last five inmates in the high security unit were transferred on 28th December 2012 to Pontiac Correctional Center, Illinois.
The Governor of Ohio has granted a two-week reprieve to a Lebanese national with mental illness facing execution on 6 June to allow the court more time to examine whether the inmate is “competent” for execution.
Amnesty International welcomed the transfer of two detainees out of Guantanamo. Amnesty International has long called for them, and all other Guantanamo detainees, to either be charged and fairly tried or released.