Families of Dead Guantánamo Prisoners Appeal to Revive Lawsuit Against Donald Rumsfeld

Meanwhile, the families of three men who died at the U.S. military base at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, five years ago filed an appeal Monday in an attempt to revive their lawsuit against former U.S. Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld. The U.S. military claims the men committed suicide in June 2006, but attorneys at the Center for Constitutional Rights say evidence has since emerged suggesting the men may have been killed at a secret black site at Guantánamo.

See all headlines for this show

Recent Shows More

Full News Hour


    Juan González on How Puerto Rico’s Economic "Death Spiral" is Tied to Legacy of Colonialism
    Could Puerto Rico become America’s Greece? That’s a question many are asking as the island faces a devastating financial crisis and a rapidly crumbling healthcare system. Puerto Rico owes $72 billion in debt. $355 million in debt payments are due December 1, but it increasingly looks like the U.S. territory may default on at least some of the debt. Congress has so far failed to act on an Obama administration proposal that includes extending bankruptcy protection to Puerto Rico and allocating more equitable Medicaid and Medicare...


    There are no headlines for this date.

Creative Commons License The original content of this program is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 United States License. Please attribute legal copies of this work to democracynow.org. Some of the work(s) that this program incorporates, however, may be separately licensed. For further information or additional permissions, contact us.