As of January 30th 2018, President Trump has ended the US Government’s commitment to closing Guantanamo. Sign our petition to the President, calling on him to end the years of injustice and abuse at America's illegal prison.
Trump has made clear what we have all known for some time: Guantanamo is a legal black hole, an illegal, ineffective and unjust stain on America's conscience. Our team's view on administration's reply to court order on Gitmo
On the legal front, our senior staff attorney has been on the ground in Guantánamo for legal visits. On the campaigns front, we think it’s time for foreign governments to renew their opposition to Guantánamo. And on the policy front, a question - does the UK Government kill anyone it wants anywhere in the world?
In his State of the Union speech on Tuesday night, President Trump announced he had signed a new Executive Order to overturn the US Government’s commitment to close the Guantánamo Bay detention center which has been in place since January 2009.
Under Trump, this program has hugely expanded in both scale and callousness: drone strikes have increased, Obama-era safeguards have been ripped up, and an unparalleled number of victims have been killed. The US drone war has now become a program of industrial-scale assassinations.
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