He was sentenced to three weeks’ confinement for sticking up for Guantanamo Bay detainees’ rights. But for now, at least, Brig. Gen. John Baker can go free.
Attorneys tasked with defending a Gitmo detainee in a death-penalty case have quit, saying the government spied on their communications. Now, they could go to jail for it.
Brigadier General John Baker protested the government’s surveillance of Guantanamo Bay defense lawyers. And that got him sentenced to 21 days in confinement.
The detention facility’s most notorious terror suspects have only one option for English-language television news: RT, the Kremlin-backed network.
An al Qaeda leader, sitting in the Guantanamo Bay detention center for more than a decade, is suddenly being charged with crimes—in a court that everyone says is beyond flawed.
Hunger strikers at Guantanamo Bay are being kept alive with a painful, ethically questionable, and politically sensitive procedure. Here, in excruciating detail, is how it works.
Remember that Jan. 22 deadline President Obama set for closing the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay? Apparently that was for motivational purposes only. Sec. of Defense Robert Gates explains. This Week