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

Donald Trump’s Latest Outrageous Guantánamo Lie – OpEd

13 Mar 2017 in 1 , Opinion

On the morning of March 7, Donald Trump tweeted an outrageous lie about Guantánamo — “122 vicious prisoners, released by the Obama Administration from Gitmo, have returned to the battlefield. Just another terrible decision!” That…


File photo of United Kingdom's Theresa May. Photo Credit: Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Wikipedia Commons.

On Brexit, British Public Finally Turns On Theresa May – OpEd

17 Feb 2017 in 1 , Opinion

Last week was a particularly disastrous week for Parliament, when a horribly large majority of MPs voted to let Theresa May, the Prime Minister, do what she wants regarding Britain’s exit from the EU —…


Court Rules Trump’s Immigration Ban Discriminates Against Muslims – OpEd

15 Feb 2017 in 1 , Opinion

As a Russia-related scandal engulfs the White House, with the resignation of national security adviser Michael Flynn, Donald Trump’s disgraceful immigration ban continues to attract condemnation in US courts. The ban, which bars entry to…


File photo of United Kingdom's Theresa May. Photo Credit: Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Wikipedia Commons.

MPs Give Away Sovereignty, Vote To Allow May To Do Whatever She Wants – OpEd

10 Feb 2017 in 1 , Opinion

What a disgrace the majority of MPs have shown themselves to be, as they have voted, by 494 votes to 122, to pass the government’s derisory little bill allowing Theresa May to “notify, under Article…


President Trump writing his inaugural address at the Winter White House Source: Donald Trump

Trump’s Dystopian America: The Unforgivable First Ten Days – OpEd

31 Jan 2017 in 1 , Opinion

Ten days ago, reality as we knew it seemed to disappear with Donald Trump’s inauguration, and the bleak, insular, threatening speech at its heart, which bore all the hallmarks of the miserable white supremacist world…


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