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Andy Worthington
Andy Worthington
Andy Worthington is the author of The Guantánamo Files: The Stories of the 774 Detainees in America’s Illegal Prison (published by Pluto Press, distributed by Macmillan in the US, and available from Amazon — click on the following for the US and the UK). To receive new articles in your inbox, please subscribe to his RSS feed (he can also be found on Facebook and Twitter). Also see his definitive Guantánamo prisoner list, updated in January 2010, and, if you appreciate his work, feel free to make a donation.

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Heartless: The 289 Tory MPs Who Voted To Prevent 3,000 Refugee Children From Joining Relatives In UK – OpEd

30 Apr 2016 in 1 , Opinion

Please sign the new e-petition to the British government, “Britain must not turn its back on child refugees in Europe”, which has secured over 25,000 signatures in 24 hours. Last Monday evening, the cruelty of…


Guantánamo Review For Obaidullah: Afghan Whose Lawyers Established His Innocence Five Years Ago – OpEd

25 Apr 2016 in 1 , Opinion , Social Issues

On Tuesday (April 19), Obaidullah (ISN 762), an Afghan prisoner at Guantánamo, became the 30th prisoner to face a Periodic Review Board, a review process set up in 2013 to review the cases of all…

Suhayl Abdul Anam al-Sharabi (aka Zohair al-Shorabi, ISN 569).

Periodic Review Board Decides Yemeni At Guantánamo Still Poses A Threat 14 Years After Capture – OpEd

11 Apr 2016 in 1 , Opinion , Social Issues

In its latest “Unclassified Summary of Final Determination,” a Periodic Review Board at Guantánamo — a high-level review process involving representatives of of the Departments of State, Defense, Justice and Homeland Security, as well as…

Guantanamo detainees being shown to their new living quarters. Photo by Chief Petty Officer John F. Williams, U.S. Navy.

Who Are Two Libyans Freed From Guantánamo And Given New Homes In Senegal? – OpEd

05 Apr 2016 in 1 , Opinion

On April 3, two Libyans — former opponents of Colonel Gaddafi, who was overthrown in 2011 — were freed from Guantánamo and resettled in Senegal, whose Ministry of Foreign Relations issued a statement pointing out that…

Guantanamo detainees being shown to their new living quarters. Photo by Chief Petty Officer John F. Williams, U.S. Navy.

Guantánamo Reviews: US Accepts That Former ‘Black Site’ Prisoner, Like Five Others, Wasn’t Part Of Al-Qaeda Plot – OpEd

27 Feb 2016 in 1 , Opinion , Social Issues

As the countdown to the end of the Obama presidency continues (see the Countdown to Close Guantánamo we launched last month), and with just 329 days left for President Obama to fulfill the promise to…