Ex-Prisoners Organize

By IndyKids Staff A group of former Guantanamo Bay prisoners have organized to offer medical and job support to other freed prisoners. The U.S. military’s Guantanamo Bay Prison is based in Cuba, in the Caribbean. Sami al-Haj, a TV cameraman from Sudan, in Africa, was...

Torture Practices Revealed by Obama Administration

By AMANDA VENDER The release of secret memos about the Bush administration’s torture of prisoners could lead to investigation and punishment of top officials including Judge Jay Bybee (left), a Bush lawyer, and to former President Bush (right). President Obama...

Bronx Students Protest Guantánamo

By MARIE ANNE K. BALTAZAR On April 4, students from Bronx International High School took to the streets with nonviolent resistance to raise awareness about human rights violations at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba. Guantánamo Bay is a military prison used by the United States....

Being a Journalist Can Be Dangerous Work

By IndyKids Staff Many journalists have dangerous jobs. The Committee to Protect Journalists reports that 55 journalists were killed on the job in 2006. Here are two journalists who have suffered just because they were doing their jobs: Sami al Hajj is a Sudanese...