Tag Archives: indefinite detention

Kansas disbars lawyer involved in Guantanamo case | McClatchy Tribune News Service | The Bellingham Herald

… concerned about the legal and physical treatment of prisoners, Diaz printed out a list in early 2005 of all the detainees and anonymously mailed them to a civil rights lawyer in New York. That lawyer turned them over to … Continue reading

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Counterpunch » Breaking Private Manning »

Bradley Manning is being punished – and tortured – for a crime that amounts to believing one’s highest duty is to the American people and not the American government. via Counterpunch: Tells the Facts, Names the Names » Breaking Private … Continue reading

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McCain chooses to be instigator over statesman

“On Oct. 23, 1983, there was a suicide attack at the Marine headquarters in Beirut. The explosion killed 241. Of the dead, 220 were Marines, 18 were Navy personnel and three were with the Army.It was the deadliest single-day death … Continue reading

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Of course, I heard this through the alternate media … our only legitimate news source

Justice Department Ends Investigation Into Bush-Era Torture, With No Charges | FDL News Desk Early in the Administration, President Obama said he would look forward and not backward, even though the entire purpose of the criminal justice system is to … Continue reading

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Jimmy Carter: ” … our country can no longer speak with moral authority …”

America’s Shameful Human Rights Record – NYTimes.com “At a time when popular revolutions are sweeping the globe, the United States should be strengthening, not weakening, basic rules of law and principles of justice enumerated in the Universal Declaration of Human … Continue reading

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” … every once in a while the gods smile on the damned.”

Chris Hedges – A Victory for All of Us “U.S. District Judge Katherine Forrest, in a 68-page opinion, ruled Wednesday that Section 1021 of the NDAA was unconstitutional. It was a stunning and monumental victory. With her ruling she returned … Continue reading

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