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Pentagon wants $450M for Guantanamo prison upkeep

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I'm thinking $450m would go a long way helping Oklahoma right about now. WASHINGTON -- The Pentagon wants more than $450 million for maintaining and upgrading the Guantanamo Bay prison that President Barack Obama wants to close. New details on the administration's budget request for next year and other expenses emerged on Tuesday. The cost […]

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Taxpayers Pay Nearly $1,000,000 a Year to Incarcerate a Guantanamo Inmate While Making the US Less Secure

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Image via ACLU.org Your Daily Dose of BuzzFlash at Truthout, via my pal Mark Karlin: The hunger strike at Guantanamo is nearing 100 days long (with the majority of detainees participating). The Nation recounts the words of one hunger striker that "cut to the heart of the [desperation] protest":  “As of today, I’ve spent more […]

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VIDEO: Why You Should Care About The Massive #Guantanamo Hunger Strike

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LeeCamp2: Two-thirds of the prisoners in Guantanamo Bay (Gitmo) have been hunger striking since February. Some may soon die. But there's a reason you should care about these men... 1) Get more info here: http://www.closeguantanamo.org/ 2) Music by Hierosonic: http://hierosonic.com/ 3) Moment of Clarity Kickstarter only has a few days left. Help us get there! […]

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UN human rights chief: Guantánamo Bay is in “clear breach” of international law and should be closed

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I’ve written about Guantanamo Bay for years, specifically about Lt. Col. Barry Wingard who represents Kuwaiti detainee Fayiz Al-Kandari. Fayiz is not a terrorist, yet he’s been abused, held without charges, and imprisoned for eleven years, but has done nothing wrong. Barry stands by his innocence, and he is one very principled, extremely smart lawyer […]

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