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Human rights

Close Guantánamo

One of Barack Obama’s first pledges upon becoming president at the beginning of this year was to close the illegal prison camp at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, by 22 January 2010.

S-27, 'a play written by Sarah Grochala,' directed by Stephen Keyworth

Finborough Theatre, London, till 4 July; 0844 847 1652; www.finboroughtheatre.co.uk

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Don't stop me now

Last month, a Qatari ex-Guantanamo prisoner, a Palestinian human rights leader, a Lebanese newspaper editor and a British MP were all prevented from entering other countries.

Campaign Profile: Cageprisoners & HHUGS

Cageprisoners is a human rights organisation that raises awareness of the plight of the prisoners at Guantanamo Bay and other detainees held as part of the “War on Terror”.

Happy Birthday Binyam!

On 24 July 2008, Binyam Mohamed will be 30 years old.

Lucy Edkins exhibition, Housmans bookshop

5 Caledonian Road, London N1 9DX.

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Clive Stafford Smith, 'Bad Men: Guantanamo Bay And The Secret Prisons' and Trevor Paglen and AC Thompson, 'Torture Taxi: On the Trail of the CIA's Rendition Flights'

Bad Men: Guantanamo Bay And The Secret Prisons, Weidenfield and Nicolson, 2007; ISBN 0 29785 221 3; pp 320; £16.99. Torture Taxi: On the Trail of the CIA's Rendition Flights, Melville House Publishing, 2006; ISBN 1 93363 309 3; pp 208; $23

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Gitmo has got to go!

On 11 January, the fifth anniversary of the opening of the notorious detention camps Delta, Iguana and X-Ray at the US naval base at Guantánamo Bay, was marked by protests and

Torture, the Geneva Conventions and the School of the Americas

I spoke for the first time at the School of the Americas Watch protest at Fort Benning, Georgia, on Saturday 27 November, 2006.

Adam Hochschild, 'Bury the Chains: The First International Human Rights Movement'

Macmillan, 2005; ISBN 0 3339 0491 5; £20.

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