Category Archives: Guantanamo Bay

Uighurs in Guantanamo Bay Prison: Innocents or Terrorists?

by Janet Munro-Nelson Posted 29 January 2010 *Updated 21 September 2014 (Download PDF) [NOTE:  This overview of 22 Uighurs in the U.S. Guantanamo Bay Prison was originally written in January 2010.   Shortly after, it was amended when any of the imprisoned Uighurs were released.  It’s been a long road for these men from 2003 when […]

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A REVIEW OF THE U.S. MILITARY COMMISSIONS

A REVIEW OF THE U.S. MILITARY COMMISSIONS The History, Developments and Changes since 2001 by Janet Munro-Nelson (Download pdf)

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Broken Laws, Broken Lives

Physicians for Human Rights Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) mobilizes health professionals to advance the health and dignity of all people through actions that promote respect for, protection of, and fulfillment of human rights. PHR has a track record of more than 20 years documenting torture around the world, including in Turkey, Chile, Chechnya, Kosovo, […]

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Demographics of Guantanamo Bay Prison

by Janet Munro-Nelson Posted August 2008; Updated May 2011 (Download pdf)   I.  THE HISTORY OF U.S. CONTROL OF GUANTANAMO BAY, CUBA The United States joined the Cubans in their war against their colonial ruler, Spain, in February 1898 after the U.S. warship, the U.S.S. Maine, was blown up by the Spanish in Havana harbour.  […]

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