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Creator Cageprisoners (Organization)
Organization Type Non-governmental organizations
Organization Based In United Kingdom
Subjects Detention of persons; Prisoners of war -- Legal status, laws, etc; Human rights (General); War on Terrorism, 2001-2009
Summary "Cageprisoners Ltd is a human rights organisation that exists solely to raise awareness of the plight of the prisoners at Guantanamo Bay and other detainees held as part of the War on Terror. The site was launched in October 2003 during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan by individual Muslim volunteers." In February 2014 the organization broadened its scope to "empowering communities impacted by the War on Terror" and changed its name to Cage, retiring the original website
Languages English; Arabic