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Current And Former Guantanamo Bay Detainees Create 'Ode To The Sea' Art Exhibit.

Artwork by current and former detainees of Guantanamo Bay is on display at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice in Manhattan. But what does the art represent and why did the college choose to display it?

- NPR - US

Who owns art made by Guantanamo detainees? The artist captives? Or the US?.

An art exhibit in New York City of cell block art made by detainees at Guantánamo is raising questions about ownership of intellectual property.

- FOX News - US

Captive, judge agree neither can force lawyer to go to Guantanamo.

A war court judge ended three weeks of hearings trying to resolve a stalemate over a resigned civilian defense team by asking the alleged mastermind of the USS Cole bombing whether he wanted his long-serving capital defense counsel to return to court.

- Stars and Stripes - US

Guantanamo's oldest prisoner describes 'hell' of camp.

On October 15, 2017, 25 guards rushed into Saifullah Paracha's cell, one holding a video camera, and forced him on to his stomach before strapping him to a stretcher. He was handcuffed, hoisted out of the lock-up and taken to a cell in solitary confinement....

- The Raw Story - US

Couple quit Guantanamo after dumpster-dive arrest.

Retired Army Sgt. 1st Class Ismael Gonzalez, 48, said he resigned his post as the wartime prison's contract Operational Security Manager because his workplace had become a "hostile environment."

- Stars and Stripes - US

Pentagon halts release of Guantanamo detainee art.

The military has decided that art made by wartime captives is U.S. government property and has stopped releases of security-screened prisoner art to the public. One attorney says the U.S. military intends to burn cellblock art.

- Stars and Stripes - US

Farhatullah Babar annoyed over presence of 'Gitmo, Bagram-like torture cells' in Pakistan.

Says even Parliament and Supreme Court are not aware about presence of such detention centres The post Farhatullah Babar annoyed over presence of 'Gitmo, Bagram-like torture cells' in Pakistan appeared first on The Express Tribune.

- The Express Tribune - PK

Guantanamo detainee: US changed force-feeding policy.

Guantanamo detainee Ahmed Rabbani says US-run prison wants hunger-striking prisoners to leave 'as a corpse'.

- Al Jazeera - QA

US: Trump's Death Penalty Call Jeopardizes Fair Trial.

– US President Trump's call late on November 1, 2017, for the death penalty to be used against Sayfullo Saipov was irresponsible, Human Rights Watch said today. Expand Sayfullo Saipov, the suspect in the New York City truck attack is seen in this undated handout photo. © 2017 Reuters Saipov, 29, is accused of killing ...

- Human Rights Watch - US