Guantánamo Bay

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UK spies who allegedly passed questions to CIA torturers subject to English law, court rules
Abu Zubaydah, tortured at CIA ‘black sites’ in six different countries, has right to sue UK government

Haroon Siddique Legal affairs correspondent

16, Mar, 2022 @3:01 PM

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The Guardian view on CIA torture, two decades on: we need the truth | Editorial
Editorial: The systematic brutalisation of detainees was pointless as well as cruel. An honest reckoning is long overdue


15, Mar, 2022 @7:02 PM

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Accused 9/11 plotters reportedly in talks over deal to avoid death penalty trial
New York Times reports talks under way for plea agreement that could bring an end to one of biggest criminal cases in US history

Ed Pilkington in New York

15, Mar, 2022 @5:03 PM

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CIA black site detainee served as training prop to teach interrogators torture techniques
Newly declassified documents reveal Ammar al-Baluchi was repeatedly slammed against a wall while naked until all trainees received ‘certification’

Julian Borger in Washington

14, Mar, 2022 @6:58 PM

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Guantanamo Bay detainee allowed to return to Saudi Arabia after 20 years
Mohammad Ahmad al-Qahtani was accused of attempting to enter the US to hijack planes in the September 11 attack

Guardian staff and agencies

08, Mar, 2022 @1:52 AM

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Supreme court blocks men behind CIA’s ‘enhanced interrogation’ from testifying
The case was filed by Abu Zubaydah, a Guantánamo prisoner arrested and held without charge since 2002, in Poland

Ed Pilkington in New York

03, Mar, 2022 @9:04 PM

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Rabiye Kurnaz Vs George W Bush review – Guantánamo drama played for laughs
The true story of a Turkish-German mother’s fight to release her son from the notorious US detention camp gets an oddly pitched telling from director Andreas Dresen

Peter Bradshaw

13, Feb, 2022 @4:19 PM

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Mother of Guantánamo detainee ‘still waiting’ for US and German apologies
New film sheds light on story of Murat Kurnaz, arrested without explanation a month after 9/11

Philip Oltermann in Berlin

13, Feb, 2022 @3:26 PM

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Abu Zubaydah case shows need to bolster intelligence and security committee | Letters
Letters: Stephen Timms and Andrew Tyrie say the ISC was thwarted in its attempts to examine Britain’s role in torture and unlawful rendition following 9/11


30, Jan, 2022 @6:27 PM

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The CIA tortured him after 9/11. Then they lied. Will the truth ever come out?
Calls mount for release of full Senate report on the torture of Abu Zubaydah, to counter a narrative too many Americans still believe – that torture works

Ed Pilkington

29, Jan, 2022 @9:30 AM

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Ex Guantánamo detainee plans legal action to restore British passport
Moazzam Begg’s application for new passport rejected despite terror prosecution collapsing in 2014

Dan Sabbagh

19, Jan, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Lithuania pays Guantánamo ‘forever prisoner’ Abu Zubaydah €100,000 over CIA torture
Compensation for allowing torture at Vilnius black site indicates changing attitudes in Washington, lawyers say

Ed Pilkington in New York

10, Jan, 2022 @6:00 AM

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