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Sundance premiere ‘Camp X-Ray’ uncovers Gitmo life | WFSB 3

Kristen Stewart endures a fair share of abuse in her latest film. In “Camp X-Ray,” which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival on Friday, the actress stars as Amy Cole, a guard stationed at Guantanamo Bay, the U.S. prison in Cuba detaining terrorist suspects. In the film Stewart takes an elbow to the face, is spit on and is splattered ...

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US releases prisoners from Guantanamo | Ynetnews

A top US official said that the prisoners were released under the condition that they will not engage in any violent activity. While it is clear that they are guilty of crime, the benefit in releasing them—the potential withdrawal of US forces from Afghanistan by the summer of 2014—is greater than the risk. The US announced it will attempt to ...

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How You (and President Obama) Can Close Guantanamo Prison | Medea Benjamin, Common Dreams.

Yesterday, July 1, marked the first day in office for Clifford Sloan, newly appointed Guantanamo closure envoy. Shortly after his May address on counterterrorism, President Obama appointed Sloan to the Office of Guantanamo Closure in the State Department, a position that had been vacant since January. The appointment and reopening of the office is the only concrete step the President ...

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Hunger strike reinvigorates movement to close Guantánamo | Voices for Creative Nonviolence

In the aftermath of the Boston bombings, it is quite shocking that the renewed vigor to close Guantánamo has found the footing that it has. Even though many of the terrible myths started by the Bush administration’s War on Terror rhetoric linger, especially regarding the so-called “worst of the worst” at Guantánamo, Boston Globe columnist James Carroll recently added his ...

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