GUANTANAMO: Close, don’t move, Guantanamo

from Witness Against Torture President Obama’s plan to close the prison at Guantanamo is finally here.  But it’s as useless as the Executive Order he signed almost eight years ago. Republican candidates and leaders have shoved the plan back in Obama’s face, repeating the big lie that the prison houses only “the worst of the … Continue reading GUANTANAMO: Close, don’t move, Guantanamo

TORTURE: Historic steps on the road to stop solitary confinement

from the National Religious Campaign Against Torture Recently the Department of Justice released the Report and Recommendations Concerning the Use of Restrictive Housing, which includes more than fifty “Guiding Principles” for addressing the use of solitary confinement within all correctional systems in the U.S., as well as new policies for the federal prison system. TAKE ACTION: … Continue reading TORTURE: Historic steps on the road to stop solitary confinement