End 22 Years Of Injustice


Please find below the majority of the newsletters sent out to subscribers since the "Close Guantánamo" campaign began in January 2012. You can join us here -- just an email address is required to be counted amongst those opposed to the ongoing existence of Guantánamo, and to receive twice-monthly updates of our activities by email.


Mar 12, 2024: We haven’t forgotten the men approved for release from Guantánamo but still held
Feb 26, 2024: Two almost unknown prisoners agree plea deals at Guantánamo
Feb 14, 2024: New project focuses on the 16 men approved for release from Guantánamo, and how long they have been held
Jan 30, 2024: Thanks for 2023! And what we can do in 2024
Jan 7, 2024: 22 shameful years of Guantánamo


Nov 26, 2023: Join us to mark 8,000 days of Guantánamo’s existence on Dec. 6
Oct 29, 2023: Video: our co-founder Andy Worthington calls for Guantánamo’s closure in the European Parliament
Oct 4, 2023: Report and video: A truly inspiring “Close Guantánamo!” event in the E.U. Parliament
Sep 26, 2023: Biden’s shameful refusal to accept 9/11 plea deal, even as one man is declared unfit to stand trial
Sep 13, 2023: Sept. 28: European Parliament meeting to call for Guantánamo closure
Aug 28, 2023: Guantánamo trial judge destroys the military commissions
Jul 25, 2023: Please write to the Guantánamo prisoners, to let them know we remember them
Jun 30, 2023: U.N. Rapporteur condemns “ongoing cruel, inhuman, and degrading treatment” at Guantánamo, after first ever visit
Jun 15, 2023: U.N. condemns arbitrary detention of Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri, calls for his release
May 22, 2023: The broken old men of Guantánamo
May 2, 2023: U.N. Working Group on Arbitrary Detention Condemns U.S. treatment of Abu Zubaydah
Apr 25, 2023: Another man is freed from Guantánamo!
Apr 6, 2023: When is a war not over? Apparently, when it’s the war on terror
Mar 27, 2023: April 5: The next global vigils for the closure of Guantánamo
Mar 3, 2023: Free the Guantánamo 18: Join our vigils on March 8
Feb 11, 2023: Shocking statistics from Guantánamo: how long men approved for release have been held
Feb 2, 2023: After 21 years, men are still held at Guantánamo without any rights
Jan 15, 2023: We urge President Biden to close Guantánamo on its 21st anniversary with 150 other rights groups
Jan 9, 2023: Shamefully, it’s Guantánamo’s 21st anniversary on Wednesday


Dec 22, 2022: If you can, please support the Guantánamo Survivors Fund this holiday season
Dec 2, 2022: Dangerous medical neglect at Guantánamo
Nov 29, 2022: Giving Tuesday: Please support our work
Nov 18, 2022: Free the Guantánamo 20, cleared for release but still held, including a Somali who is asking a judge to free him
Oct 28, 2022: Updated for 2022: the definitive six-part Guantánamo prisoner list
Oct 17, 2022: Free the art from Guantánamo!
Sep 30, 2022: Biden’s decisive moves to close Guantánamo
Sep 20, 2022: The untold story of “high-value detainee” Abu Faraj al-Libi
Sep 2, 2022: The ongoing persecution of Guantánamo’s artists
Aug 17, 2022: Resettlement problems, a cleared prisoner, and a new Guantánamo song
Jul 20, 2022: Close Guantánamo’s Tom Wilner and Andy Worthington profiled in The New Republic
Jul 2, 2022: A plea deal at Guantánamo breaks the deadlock of the broken military commissions
Jun 20, 2022: The unlawful ongoing imprisonment of Majid Khan
Jun 1, 2022: A good man with a lot to offer this world, Khaled Qassim’s attorney tells Guantánamo review board
May 19, 2022: The ongoing plight of Guantánamo’s “forever prisoners”
May 3, 2022: World exclusive: Unknown Algerian approved for release from Guantánamo
Apr 11, 2022: Screening of Guantánamo Diary Revisited as fundraiser for Close Guantánamo
Mar 26, 2022: The U.S.’s ongoing torture problem
Mar 10, 2022: Torture victim Mohammed al-Qahtani freed from Guantánamo
Feb 24, 2022: Please write to the Guantánamo prisoners
Feb 9, 2022: Torture victim approved for release from Guantánamo
Jan 20, 2022: Who are the five men just cleared for release from Guantánamo?
Jan 6, 2022: 20 years of Guantánamo


Dec 24, 2021: “The Forever Prisoner”: a holiday viewing recommendation
Dec 4, 2021: Sen. Dick Durbin: a hero in the struggle to close Guantánamo
Nov 24, 2021: Broken lives after Guantánamo
Nov 7, 2021: Join the Guantánamo conference next weekend - and write to your lawmakers about the NDAA
Oct 27, 2021: The first Guantánamo habeas victory since 2010!
Oct 11, 2021: Torture on trial
Sep 24, 2021: 7,200 days of Guantánamo, and a petition signed by 330,000 people
Sep 11, 2021: On the 20th anniversary of 9/11, it’s time to close Guantánamo
Aug 31, 2021: We mustn’t let the Taliban’s victory prevent Guantánamo’s closure
Aug 19, 2021: Please read Mansoor Adayfi’s extraordinary Guantánamo memoir Don’t Forget Us Here
Jul 21, 2021: Biden releases first prisoner from Guantánamo
Jul 8, 2021: Act now for the Guantánamo prisoners
Jun 19, 2021: Retired Admirals urge Biden to free 28 of the 40 remaining Guantánamo prisoners
Jun 4, 2021: Fighting Guantánamo in the courts
May 15, 2021: Former Guantánamo envoy joins calls for prison closure
May 2, 2021: Calls to close Guantánamo mark 100 days of Biden’s presidency
Apr 14, 2021: Guantánamo prisoners abandoned by Joe Biden
Mar 27, 2021: 12 years of Guantánamo activism, from Obama to Biden
Mar 3, 2021: Streaming now: the powerful new Guantánamo film “The Mauritanian”
Feb 16, 2021: Biden announces “intention” to close Guantánamo
Feb 7, 2021: Write to President Biden, tell him to close Guantánamo!
Jan 23, 2021: The anniversary and the inauguration
Jan 8, 2021: Jan. 11: Online events for the 19th anniversary of the opening of Guantánamo


Dec 30, 2020: Please support our work to close Guantánamo in 2021
Dec 17, 2020: A Yemeni approved for release from Guantánamo!
Nov 29, 2020: More advice for Joe Biden about how to close Guantánamo
Nov 14, 2020: President Elect Biden, it’s time to close Guantánamo
Oct 25, 2020: Danger for ex-Guantánamo prisoners in the UAE
Oct 14, 2020: Guantánamo: the must-have graphic novel!
Oct 1, 2020: A roadmap for the closure of Guantánamo
Sep 19, 2020: Guantánamo and the death of the law
Sep 3, 2020: Guantánamo and the poisonous opinion of a Trump-appointed judge
Aug 9, 2020: Human Rights Commission to Investigate U.S. Torture Program
Jul 28, 2020: Trump’s personal prisoners
Jul 14, 2020: If elected, would Joe Biden close Guantánamo?
Jun 26, 2020: End torture, and hold the perpetrators accountable
Jun 6, 2020: Senators call for action on Guantánamo and the coronavirus
May 27, 2020: Please write to the Guantánamo prisoners, let them know they’re not forgotten
May 9, 2020: Lockdown listening about Guantánamo
Apr 23, 2020: The Afghan nobody seeking release from Guantánamo
Apr 6, 2020: Coronavirus and Guantánamo
Mar 25, 2020: Release Saifullah Paracha from Guantánamo, Now His Son Is Free
Mar 10, 2020: How can this kind and cultured man still be held at Guantánamo?
Feb 24, 2020: The Guantánamo prisoners speak via their art
Feb 10, 2020: Torture on trial at Guantánamo
Jan 26, 2020: Guantánamo in its 19th year
Jan 7, 2020: 18 years of Guantánamo


Dec 31, 2019: As Congress ignores Guantánamo, please support our work in 2020
Dec 8, 2019: Keeping Guantánamo on the radar in 2020
Nov 22, 2019: Donald Trump’s personal prisoners at Guantánamo
Nov 7, 2019: Slahi gets his passport back; Congress wrangles over the NDAA
Oct 26, 2019: The plight of Julian Assange - and 6,500 days of Guantánamo
Oct 11, 2019: Ex-child prisoner boycotts Guantánamo’s broken review process
Sep 26, 2019: The insane cost of Guantánamo
Sep 11, 2019: On the 18th anniversary of 9/11, a suicide attempt at Guantánamo
Aug 27, 2019: Trapped in Guantánamo three years after being approved for release
Aug 7, 2019: 17 years since the torture memos
Jul 17, 2019: Shining a light on the torture report - and 6400 days of Guantánamo
Jul 2, 2019: Court victory for Guantánamo prisoners!
Jun 18, 2019: The Supreme Court consigns Guantánamo prisoners to perpetual detention
May 26, 2019: Tell Congress to drop the ban on Guantánamo transfers in the NDAA
May 5, 2019: Dying of old age at Guantánamo
Apr 24, 2019: Mohamedou Ould Salahi and the case for closing Guantánamo
Apr 2, 2019: Whistleblowers are not criminals: Defend Chelsea Manning!
Mar 20, 2019: When is a free man not a free man?
Feb 28, 2019: ISIS, Guantánamo and an alarming trend: making citizens stateless
Feb 11, 2019: Wrongly held at Guantánamo?
Jan 22, 2019: Guantánamo, in its 18th year
Jan 6, 2019: Events marking the 17th anniversary of the opening of Guantánamo


Dec 22, 2018: Lamenting the loss of a great opponent of Guantánamo
Dec 7, 2018: 6,175 days of Guantánamo
Nov 28, 2018: Guantánamo’s broken review process
Nov 20, 2018: Guantánamo’s Lost Diaspora - and Trump’s Responsibility
Nov 6, 2018: Please vote wisely!
Oct 9, 2018: The father of Guantánamo
Sep 20, 2018: Former Guantánamo prisoner at risk in Serbia
Aug 31, 2018: Chaos at the military commissions
Aug 17, 2018: Approved for release by the U.S. government, but still held by Donald Trump
Jul 24, 2018: A 'cluster covfefe': Majid Khan’s verdict on the military commissions
Jul 17, 2018: Bad news as Trump nominates Guantánamo enthusiast Brett Kavanaugh to Supreme Court
Jun 28, 2018: Guantánamo’s toothless reviews
Jun 15, 2018: A message from Shaker Aamer to Donald Trump on Guantánamo’s 6,000th day of existence
Jun 8, 2018: 6,000 days of Guantánamo; just one week to go
May 31, 2018: No freedom from Guantánamo
May 17, 2018: Our dismay about the confirmation of Gina Haspel as CIA Director
Apr 30, 2018: The torture of Ali al-Marri
Apr 10, 2018: The wreckage of Guantánamo
Mar 15, 2018: Rights Groups including Close Guantánamo Condemn Trump’s Choice of Torturer as CIA Director
Feb 27, 2018: The U.N. says everyone held at Guantánamo is arbitrarily detained
Feb 18, 2018: The ongoing and counter-productive negativity of Donald Trump’s Guantánamo
Jan 29, 2018: How many ways do we have to tell Trump no?
Jan 10, 2018: 5,845 days of Guantánamo: Join us to tell Donald Trump to close the prison for good
Jan 2, 2018: Join us on Jan. 11, the 16th anniversary of the opening of Guantánamo


Dec 20, 2017: U.N. Rapporteur on Torture reminds U.S. of injustice of Guantánamo
Nov 30, 2017: Torture Inquiry in North Carolina - and a request for your financial support
Nov 17, 2017: 300 days of Trump: Help us tell him to close Guantánamo
Oct 30, 2017: Mohamedou Ould Slahi on freedom and the power of writing
Oct 15, 2017: Stop Trump allowing Guantánamo prisoners to die
Sep 30, 2017: Guantánamo: Forgotten but not gone
Sep 18, 2017: Guantánamo: The damage to U.S. national security continues
Aug 31, 2017: Donald Trump’s dogged determination to do the wrong thing on Guantánamo
Aug 12, 2017: Trump’s Guantánamo dilemma
Jul 25, 2017: Six months of Trump: will Guantánamo ever close?
Jul 4, 2017: Unhappy Independence Day
Jun 15, 2017: Never-ending Guantánamo: Review boards and trials
May 26, 2017: Please join the new campaign for the remaining Guantánamo prisoners
May 13, 2017: Reviews at Guantánamo continue - but far too slowly
Apr 29, 2017: 100 days of Trump: Stand up and be counted!
Apr 22, 2017: Guantánamo trials as legal apartheid
Mar 31, 2017: Groundhog Day at Guantánamo, 70 days into Trump’s presidency
Mar 10, 2017: 50 days of Trump - and his latest lies about Guantánamo
Feb 21, 2017: New Close Guantánamo video - and Periodic Review Board report
Feb 11, 2017: Trump plans to send ISIS to Guantánamo
Jan 31, 2017: Resisting Donald Trump’s racism - and fearing for the future of Guantánamo
Jan 19, 2017: Tell Donald Trump to Close Guantánamo!


Dec 31, 2016: Ending 2016 with a call to close Guantánamo
Dec 15, 2016: Obama’s last month - and our last push on closing Guantánamo
Nov 29, 2016: President Obama has just 50 days left to close Guantánamo
Nov 21, 2016: Trump, torture and Guantánamo
Nov 11, 2016: With Trump heading for the White House, Obama has just 70 days left to close Guantánamo
Oct 21, 2016: Guantánamo’s shameful intelligence failures
Oct 10, 2016: President Obama has 100 days left to close Guantánamo
Sep 30, 2016: Guantánamo’s broken military commissions
Sep 19, 2016: Four months left to close Guantánamo
Aug 31, 2016: Poll sees majority of Americans call for Guantánamo prisoners to be tried or released
Aug 19, 2016: Help remind President Obama he has just 150 days left to close Guantánamo
Jul 26, 2016: Mohamedou Ould Slahi approved for release!
Jul 15, 2016: Guantánamo’s population reaches 76
Jun 29, 2016: Send Us Your Photos: 200 Days Left in the Countdown to Close Guantánamo
Jun 13, 2016: 220 Days Left to Close Guantánamo
May 28, 2016: Plans for Guantánamo releases and plea deals
May 10, 2016: 250 days to go - please send us a photo!
Apr 25, 2016: Relaunching the Gitmo Clock as part of the Countdown to Close Guantánamo
Apr 11, 2016: Are Guantánamo's Periodic Review Boards working?
Mar 19, 2016: 300 days left in the Countdown to Close Guantánamo - and the latest review board
Mar 6, 2016: The Countdown to Close Guantánamo continues: send us a photo!
Feb 24, 2016: President Obama's Plan to Close Guantánamo
Feb 3, 2016: 350 days to close Guantánamo!
Jan 21, 2016: Join us for the Countdown to Close Guantánamo
Jan 7, 2016: Come and Hear Us Talk About Closing Guantánamo in D.C. on Jan. 11


Dec 19, 2015: Shaker Aamer speaks - and the 21st PRB takes place
Dec 2, 2015: Check out our definitive Periodic Review Board list
Nov 19, 2015: How to close Guantánamo
Nov 8, 2015: 900 days of the Gitmo Clock - and the latest news about Guantánamo's review boards
Oct 28, 2015: Obama Vetoes NDAA, DoJ Defends Imprisonment of 75-Pound Hunger Striker, and the Fast For Shaker Aamer
Oct 9, 2015: Fan of Shakira, Taylor Swift and Game of Thrones seeks release from Guantánamo
Sep 29, 2015: 87% Success Rate in Guantánamo's Military Review Boards
Sep 11, 2015: 14 Years After 9/11, Renewed Action Required to Close Guantánamo
Aug 26, 2015: More prisoners seek release from Guantánamo through Periodic Review Boards
Jul 30, 2015: Prisoner Reviews - and 800 Days of the Gitmo Clock
Jul 13, 2015: What does torture at Guantánamo look like?
Jun 28, 2015: Free hunger striker Tariq Ba Odah from Guantánamo before he dies
Jun 9, 2015: In New York Times, MPs Call for Shaker Aamer's Release from Guantánamo
May 22, 2015: It's two years since Obama's promise to resume releasing prisoners from Guantánamo
May 12, 2015: Senators Tell Obama: Free the 57 Prisoners Cleared for Release
Apr 22, 2015: 700 Days of the Gitmo Clock
Apr 12, 2015: War is over: Free the prisoners!
Mar 22, 2015: Slow progress at Guantánamo
Mar 8, 2015: Monitoring Guantánamo's Periodic Review Boards
Feb 18, 2015: A harrowing account from Guantánamo - but lawmakers don't care
Feb 9, 2015: There is no love in Guantánamo
Jan 28, 2015: Reviewing Guantánamo
Jan 13, 2015: Guantánamo In Its 14th Year


Dec 19, 2014: Torture: still a crime, and still taking place at Guantánamo
Dec 4, 2014: Release more prisoners!
Nov 22, 2014: We Stand With Shaker
Nov 7, 2014: Fawzi Al-Odah goes home to Kuwait
Oct 31, 2014: Toothless reviews and pressure from Nobel Prize winners
Oct 14, 2014: Is Closing Guantánamo Back on the Radar?
Sep 30, 2014: Guantánamo falls silent
Sep 11, 2014: 13 years after 9/11, let's get Guantánamo closed
Aug 28, 2014: Legal challenges to the military commissions at Guantánamo
Aug 17, 2014: The Gitmo Clock marks 450 days since Obama's promise to resume releasing prisoners from Guantánamo
Jul 18, 2014: The ongoing farce of Guantánamo's military commissions
Jun 26, 2014: Calling for the closure of Guantánamo on the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture
Jun 12, 2014: Disgraceful engineered hysteria regarding the Taliban/Bowe Bergdahl prisoner swap
May 22, 2014: On the global day of action, tell President Obama to free all the cleared prisoners in Guantánamo
May 16, 2014: On May 23, please support the global day of action to close Guantánamo
Apr 27, 2014: No escape from Guantánamo
Mar 25, 2014: Close Guantánamo now!
Mar 13, 2014: Another man freed, prisoner lists and hunger strikes
Feb 21, 2014: Guantánamo letters
Feb 7, 2014: Remembering when torture began at Guantánamo, 12 years ago, and calling for the prison's closure now!
Jan 28, 2014: Send the Yemenis home from Guantánamo
Jan 7, 2014: President Obama, Close Guantánamo in 2014!


Dec 22, 2013: Good news from Guantánamo
Dec 9, 2013: Unfortunate news from Guantánamo
Nov 25, 2013: Tell the House: Guantánamo Must Close!
Nov 17, 2013: Please tell your Senator to support Sen. Carl Levin's version of the NDAA, which will help to close Guantánamo
Nov 8, 2013: Guantánamo, the end of the Afghan war, and some lies and distortions
Oct 16, 2013: Some progress on Guantánamo
Oct 8, 2013: Shaker Aamer needs a doctor to visit him in Guantánamo
Sep 30, 2013: The longer an injustice continues …
Sep 20, 2013: Please read op-eds by Tom Wilner and Andy Worthington
Sep 9, 2013: President Obama, 84 Men Await Release from Guantánamo
Aug 11, 2013: The GTMO Clock and the toothless Guantanamo prisoner reviews
Jul 23, 2013: A death at Guantánamo
Jul 16, 2013: Guantánamo prisoner speaks, as the hunger strike grinds on
Jul 5, 2013: Unhappy Independence Day
Jun 20, 2013: A good start, President Obama, but now you need to release some prisoners!
Jun 7, 2013: Free Ahmed Ould Abdel Aziz, a Mauritanian teacher in Guantánamo
May 31, 2013: Now we're waiting for President Obama to fulfill his promises
May 17, 2013: 100 Days of the Hunger Strike at Guantánamo: Please Take Action!
May 11, 2013: President Obama, free the Yemenis from Guantanamo
May 2, 2013: Please sign the petition, asking President Obama to close Guantánamo
Apr 29, 2013: The Guantánamo hunger strike continues
Apr 12, 2013: Join the UN and the New York Times in telling President Obama to close Guantánamo
Mar 29, 2013: Call on President Obama to end the hunger strike at Guantánamo!
Mar 20, 2013: The huge hunger strike at Guantánamo - and its message for the U.S. government
Mar 12, 2013: Why Sulaiman Abu Ghaith Should Be Tried in Federal Court
Mar 5, 2013: Remember the forgotten men in Guantánamo
Feb 18, 2013: The Relentless Importance of Closing Guantánamo
Jan 21, 2013: 11 Years of Guantánamo: A Report from the Actions in Washington DC
Jan 11, 2013: Eleven Years of Guantánamo: Close It Now!


Dec 22, 2012: Thanks for all your support this year!
Nov 26, 2012: President Obama, it's time to close Guantánamo!
Nov 5, 2012: On Election Eve, a Reminder of the Ongoing Injustice of Guantánamo
Oct 28, 2012: A major new report from Close Guantánamo
Oct 11, 2012: EXCLUSIVE: Shaker Aamer calls for freedom and justice from Guantánamo
Sep 30, 2012: Omar Khadr is Freed from Guantánamo!
Sep 13, 2012: Don't let the death of Adnan Latif, a Yemeni at Guantánamo, be in vain!
Jul 24, 2012: Free Omar Khadr from Guantánamo - and Demand That 87 Cleared Prisoners Are Also Released
Jul 9, 2012: Praise for Jimmy Carter, Condemnation for Canadian PM Stephen Harper
Jun 26, 2012: Abandoned in Guantánamo: The Seven Men Spurned by the Supreme Court, and Omar Khadr, Spurned by Canada
Jun 14, 2012: No Escape from Guantánamo: Our New Report on the Guantánamo Scandal
May 22, 2012: Ahmed Belbacha was cleared for release from Guantánamo five years ago. Why is he still held?
May 10, 2012: Calling for the release of Guantánamo prisoners in the U.S.
May 2, 2012: U.S. Military Investigator Establishes that Obaidullah, an Afghan Still Held in Guantánamo, Is Innocent
Apr 20, 2012: Some good news at last, as two prisoners are freed from Guantánamo
Apr 11, 2012: A cry for help from Guantánamo from Shaker Aamer
Mar 30, 2012: Free these Afghan prisoners from Guantánamo!
Mar 15, 2012: Please Sign the Petitions Calling for the Release from Guantánamo of Shaker Aamer, the Last British Resident in the Prison
Mar 5, 2012: More prisoner profiles from the Close Guantánamo campaign
Feb 15, 2012: We've begun publishing profiles of prisoners still held at Guantánamo