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President Trump expands Guantanamo’s indefinite detention facilities

    President Trump expands Guantanamo’s indefinite detention facilities FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 7, 2019. President Trump is increasing indefinite detention facilities at Guantanamo Bay, it has been revealed. Middle East Eye and the Miami Herald have revealed that administrators … Continue reading

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#CriminalizingMentalIllness: We simply must stop doing things that clearly don’t work.

Florida Inmate Vincent Gaines Starved to Death in Prison, Lawsuit Says | Miami New Times When Vincent Gaines was sentenced to five years in prison on robbery charges in June 2013, state officials recommended he be placed in a mental-health … Continue reading

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Feds finally show up at #LoveFL’s Lowell Correctional Institution. It’s already too late … will it also be too little? #DeadInmates

Feds to probe abuse allegations at Florida women’s prison | Miami Herald The U.S. Department of Justice has opened a federal civil rights investigation into sexual misconduct by correctional officers as well as other abuses against women at Lowell Correctional … Continue reading

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For Vets, for crime victims, PTSD testimony must remain admissible

One sentence from The Committee to Stop FBI Repression’s press release concerning Rasmea Odeh today screams out for attention, for the sake of crime victims like Rasmea, and for the sake of disabled Vets: “Now that this Court has properly … Continue reading

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#LawNotWar

Published on Nov 11, 2015 In Honor of Veterans Day Christie Edwards, Director of the American Red Cross International Humanitarian Law Program interviews Benjamin B. Ferencz, Former Chief Prosecutor at the Subsequent Proceedings at Nuremberg. Speakers: Christie Edwards, Director of … Continue reading

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Ireland refuses to extradite, calls out US on inhumane solitary confinement

Irish High Court Bars Extradition of Terror Suspect to U.S., Citing Inhumanity of Solitary Confinement Loaded on April 1, 2016 by Derek Gilna published in Prison Legal News April, 2016, page 60 Filed under: War on Terror, Immigration, Control Units. … Continue reading

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‘Stop the Torture’ – UN Official Receives Formal Complaint from Solitary Prisoners’ Family Members and Advocates

Originally posted on Prisoner Hunger Strike Solidarity:
For Immediate Release – Thursday, March 31, 2016 Statewide groups are condemning sleep deprivation – widely recognized as a form of torture – of prisoners in Pelican Bay’s Solitary Confinement Units in a…

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