North Korea frees three US detainees ahead of Trump summit

North Korea frees three US detainees ahead of Trump summit

North Korea has freed three US citizens from prison, according to a tweet from US President Donald Trump. It is viewed as a goodwill gesture ahead of a historic summit between Mr Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong-un. Mr Trump said he would greet the men when they return with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, […]

Private Prison Continues to Send ICE Detainees to Solitary Confinement for Refusing Voluntary Labor

Private Prison Continues to Send ICE Detainees to Solitary Confinement for Refusing Voluntary Labor

Officials at a privately run Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention center in rural Georgia locked an immigrant detainee in solitary confinement last November as punishment for encouraging fellow detainees to stop working in a labor program that ICE says is strictly voluntary. Shoaib Ahmed, a 24-year-old who immigrated to America to escape political persecution in […]

US Military to seize, burn Guantánamo Bay detainees’ art (PHOTOS)

US Military to seize, burn Guantánamo Bay detainees’ art (PHOTOS)

Published time: 18 Nov, 2017 13:28 The US Military has decided to seize artwork produced by detainees at Guantánamo Bay Navy Base and will no longer release prisoner artwork to the public. The detainees’ attorneys have said that the ultimate plan is to destroy it. A practice has been in place for years whereby detainees […]