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27 Jul 2010 09:08


World: Ouch: David Cameron compares Gaza to “prison camp”

  • The situation in Gaza has to change. Humanitarian goods and people must flow in both directions. Gaza cannot and must not be allowed to remain a prison camp.
  • British Prime Minister David Cameron • Using harsh language to describe the situation in the Palestine-occupied area. He also had not-nice-things to say about the flotilla attack. “I have told prime minister [Benjamin] Netanyahu we will expect the Israeli inquiry to be swift, transparent and rigorous,” he said. “Let me also be clear that the situation in Gaza has to change.” source

21 Jul 2009 10:20


U.S., World: Obama’s plan to close Guantanamo in one year? Not so easy

Having extended a deadline for his Guantanamo task force to make a final report, Obama’s plan to close the prison camp in a year looks more unlikely. source

22 Jan 2009 10:56


U.S., World: Former Gitmo inmate: “Restore justice for prisoners”

  • He needs to restore justice for prisoners who were persecuted there during investigations. There were innocent people imprisoned there.
  • Mullah Abdul Salam Zaeef • an ex-Taliban ambassador to Pakistan and former Guantanamo Bay prisoner, on Obama’s planned closing of the prison camp • source

21 Jan 2009 10:34


U.S., World: Obama pauses Gitmo prosecutions, for now

  • 21 detainees will have their prosecutions put on hold; Obama did not shut down Guantanamo Bay, though
  • 120 days, the length of the moratorium on prosecutions at the Cuba-based prison camp source