Gitmo


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Gitmo

(ˈɡɪtməʊ)
n
(Placename) informal chiefly US Guantánamo: referring more specifically to the detainment camp run here by the US military, in which suspected terrorists are detained and questioned
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There are, unfortunately, monsters aplenty in Michael Winterbottom's docudrama The Road to Guantanamo (Roadside Attractions, 2006), but they are Gitmo's keepers, not its inmates.
gives us a highly detailed and useful picture of Gitmo and its denizens: the pervasive military infrastructure that determines the daily rhythms of life, the daily turf battles between the competing interrogation teams and their acronym-laden sponsors ...
law applies to everyone at Gitmo because, by treaty, the U.S.
A week later Cheney resurfaced in the news to describe the humane treatment of prisoners at Gitmo, stating that they are well fed and well treated.
A lease agreement signed between the US and Cuban governments on 21 February 1903, established the legal basis for Gitmo's existence: In exchange for helping Cuba win its independence from Spain and an annual payment of $2,000--later raised to $4,085--Cuba granted the US 45sq miles of land at Guantanamo Bay for the Navy to use as a coaling and refuelling station for its ships.
They face challenges -- like the Gitmo landing -- while on Coronet Oak duty.
"In the case of Gitmo where these war crimes are both widespread and systematic, it constitutes a Crime Against Humanity that in terms of severity verges upon the international crime of genocide perpetrated against its primarily Muslims of Color Prisoners," he stated, noting that "the Gitmo Kangaroo Courts are a joke and a fraud and part and parcel of the same violations of international criminal law mentioned above."
At a campaign rally in February, Trump (http://www.npr.org/sections/parallels/2016/11/14/502007304/trump-has-vowed-to-fill-guantanamo-with-some-bad-dudes-but-who) reportedly  said: "This morning, I watched President Obama talking about Gitmo, right, Guantanamo Bay, which by the way, which by the way, we are keeping open.
US Torture Abroad 'Comes Home to Roost' in Chicago - Gitmo Attorney
The Taliban leaders released from Gitmo include Mullah Khairullah Khairkhwa, Fazl Mazloom, Noorullah Noori, Abdul Haq Waseq and Mullah Abdul Nabi Omari.
This confusion complicated the release of five Taliban prisoners from Gitmo during reconciliation talks in 2011; it confounded the Afghan government's efforts to seek release of eight other Afghans; and it helped fuel a hunger strike described by one prisoner in a recent article titled "Gitmo Is Killing Me."
In contrast to government claims, he saw firsthand the flushing of the Qur'an in the toilet and stepping on it by Gitmo prison guards and interrogators.