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After 13 Years At Guantanamo, Man Cleared by Parole Board In Case of Mistaken Identity

Detainee 434 Mustafa al Shamiri

Via Miami Herald: “The Guantánamo parole board on Thursday approved the release of a Yemeni “forever prisoner,” dismissing U.S. intelligence that imprisoned the man for 13 years at the Navy base in Cuba as “discredited.” The so-called Periodic Review Board heard the case of Mustafa al Shamiri, 37, on Dec. …

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There’s One Big Reason Why Prisoners Are Dying at Alarming Rates in American Jails

Sandra Bland.

“There will be no criminal indictment in the death of Sandra Bland, the 28-year-old black woman who was found hanged in her Texas cell in July. But that death is still at the center of a long-brewing crisis in America’s jails: that recently arrested inmates are at higher-than-average risk for …

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