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2008-04-16 09:00:37

MIAMI _ Veteran guides don't like to talk about it. Even the few weekend fishermen who go there don't brag about it much. But the fishing can be superb in the miles of winding creeks, freshwater lakes and brackish ponds in the no-motor zones of Everglades National Park. "I like it because, most times, there's no one here," Islamorada, Fla., light-tackle guide captain Paul Hunt said. "The solitude is part of the whole thing." That probably is why you don't hear a lot of grumbling among...

2006-06-14 06:35:55

GENEVA (Reuters) - Five United Nations human rights experts on Wednesday urged the closure of the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay after last week's suicides there that they said were predictable given the harsh conditions. The experts, who have repeatedly asked for the detention facility in Cuba to be shut, said the simultaneous suicides of three inmates on June 10 heightened concerns about the mental health of the camp's approximately 460 detainees. In a statement released in...

2006-06-14 04:56:04

GENEVA (Reuters) - Five United Nations human rights experts on Wednesday urged the closure of the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay after last week's suicides there that they said were predictable given the harsh conditions. The experts, who have repeatedly asked for the detention facility in Cuba to be shut, said the simultaneous suicides of three inmates on June 10 heightened concerns about the mental health of the camp's approximately 460 detainees. In a statement released in...

2006-02-13 17:31:32

By Evelyn Leopold UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Five U.N. human rights experts urged the United States to shut down Guantanamo Bay after concluding the forced-feeding of prisoners and some interrogation techniques amounted to acts of torture, according to a draft report obtained on Monday. The 38-page report, which may be revised, accused the United States of distorting international law by denying prisoners the right to due process, such as not allowing them to choose their defense...

2006-02-13 15:35:04

By Evelyn Leopold UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Five U.N. human rights experts recommended the United States close down Guantanamo Bay after concluding the forced-feeding of detainees and other interrogation techniques amounted to acts of torture, according to a draft report obtained on Monday. The 38-page report, which may be revised after Washington gives its response, accused the United States of denying prisoners the right to due process and attempting to reinterpret some...

2005-10-31 18:01:42

By Irwin Arieff UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Three U.N. human rights investigators said on Monday they would turn down a long-awaited U.S. invitation to visit Guantanamo prison camp in Cuba unless they were permitted to interview the detainees. Nearly four years after the visits were first requested, Washington said on Friday the three envoys, including the U.N. expert on torture, could visit foreign terrorism suspects because it had "nothing to hide." But although they could question...

2005-10-31 14:50:50

GENEVA (Reuters) - Three United Nations human rights investigators said on Monday they could only accept a U.S. invitation to visit Guantanamo prison camp in Cuba if they are permitted to interview detainees. Nearly four years after the visits were first requested, Washington said on Friday the three envoys, including the U.N. rapporteur on torture, could visit foreign terrorism suspects because it had "nothing to hide." But although they could question U.S. military officials, the...


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