Tag Archives: The Guardian

@FLGovScott and @onetoughnerd love redaction, not rights

Inmate locked in scalding shower died ‘by accident’, medical examiner says Howard Simon, executive director of the Florida chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), said it “defies belief” that Rainey, who was serving a two-year sentence for cocaine … Continue reading

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Reprieve: UK needs to come clean on involvement in US strikes on Yemen, Pakistan

Reprieve +44 (0) 207 553 8140 For immediate release: Thu July 23, 2015 UK pilots embedded at US drone base responsible for Pakistan, Yemen strikes   British pilots have been flying drones from a US base responsible for covert strikes … Continue reading

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Change the world – fight ALEC

Living Wage Mandate Preemption Act – ALEC – American Legislative Exchange Council Living Wage Mandate Preemption Act Summary The Living Wage Mandate Preemption Act repeals any local “living wage” mandates, ordinances or laws enacted by political subdivisions of the state. … Continue reading

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Reprieve: British Telecom complicit in US drone strikes?

    Reprieve +44 (0) 207 553 8161 For immediate release: Wed Nov 5, 2014 BT accused of complicity in intelligence sharing for US drone strikes Human rights charity Reprieve has submitted a complaint to the UK government asking that BT [British … Continue reading

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Brits know we torture inmates.

Solitary confinement’s invisible scars | Five Omar Mualimm-ak | Comment is free | theguardian.com A 2012 study by the New York Civil Liberties Union found that five out of six of the 13,000 SHU sentences handed out each year are … Continue reading

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