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October 25, 2021 • Page

Transfer prisoners cleared to leave Guantánamo!

August 4, 2021 • Press Release

President Biden Has the Political Support to Close the Guantanamo Detention Center

In response to the news that a Congressional letter was sent to President Biden by 75 Representatives urging him to close the military prison at Guantanamo Bay ‘once and for all,’ Daphne Eviatar, Director, Security with Human Rights at Amnesty International USA said: 

July 19, 2021 • Press Release

Guantánamo Bay Has Been Allowed to Remain Open Too Long

Responding to the Biden administration transferring its first detainee out of Guantánamo Bay, Daphne Eviatar, the director of the Security With Human Rights program said: “The Biden administration’s first transfer …

May 18, 2021 • Press Release

Closing of Guantánamo Must be a Priority for President Biden

Responding to the Biden administration approving three more detainees at Guantánamo Bay for release, Daphne Eviatar, the director of the Security With Human Rights program said: “It is not enough …

February 12, 2021 • Press Release

President Biden Must Close Guantánamo Bay Detention Center, End Twenty Years of Human Rights Abuses

President Biden must commit to finishing what former President Obama failed to do: putting an end to this human rights atrocity by immediately transferring detainees not charged with crimes to countries where their human rights will be respected, providing fair trials to anyone charged, without resort to the death penalty, and finally shuttering this discriminatory and unlawful detention facility once and for all.

February 2, 2021 • Advocacy and GR

More than 100 organizations urge Biden to Close Guantanamo and End Indefinite Detention

February 2, 2021 President Joseph Biden The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW Washington, DC 20500 Dear President Biden: We are a diverse group of non-governmental organizations working at both …

January 25, 2021 • Press Release

Biden and Congress Must Close Guantánamo Bay Detention Center, Not Bring New Charges in Unlawful Military Commissions

The Department of Defense announced last week that the Convening Authority of the Guantánamo Military Commissions will charge three Guantanamo detainees for alleged involvement in bombings in Indonesia in 2002 …

January 11, 2021 • Press Release

New Report Details Ongoing Human Rights Violations at Guantánamo Bay Detention Facility

Amnesty International has released a new report highlighting ongoing and historic human rights violations at the Guantánamo Bay detention facility, as detentions there enter their 20th year and as a new President …

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New Report Details Ongoing Human Rights Violations at Guantánamo Bay Detention Facility

Amnesty International has released a new report highlighting ongoing and historic human rights violations at the Guantánamo Bay detention facility, as detentions there enter their 20th year and as a new President …

January 31, 2020 • Press Release

Dispatch from Guantanamo: U.S. Must Open Criminal Investigation into Mitchell and Jessen, Two Torture Program Psychologists

Following testimony at Guantanamo over the past two weeks of James E. Mitchell and John “Bruce” Jessen–two contract psychologists who played leading roles in designing and implementing the CIA’s so-called …