Wednesday, May 29, 2024

Topic: Guantánamo

UN expert urges US to apologise for Guantanamo abuses

A United Nations expert has called on the United States to apologise for the torture of Guantanamo Bay prisoners, to ensure accountability for brutal human rights abuses, and to close down the US-run detention facility in Cuba.

Kashmir turned into Guantanamo: PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti

Former Jammu and Kashmir CM Mehbooba Mufti on Sunday accused the BJP government of turning Kashmir into the infamous American military prison, Guantanamo, ahead...

Guantanamo: Muslim man freed after 19 years without trial

Saifullah Paracha, the oldest inmate at the United States-run Guantanamo Bay detention centre in Cuba has been released to his home country Pakistan after nearly 20 years of detention without trial.

Rights experts condemn ‘unrelenting human rights violations’ at Guantánamo

The detention camp, sited within a US naval base on the island, was set up in 2002 to house prisoners captured in Afghanistan, and at its peak housed some 780 people, most of whom were detained without trial.

Close Guantánamo camp: UN urges incoming US administration

Exactly 19 years after the Guantánamo Bay detention centre first opened, UN independent human rights experts on Monday urged the incoming United States administration of Joe Biden, to close the notorious military prison as soon as possible.