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OBAMA SIDES WITH TERROR

Every American should ask themselves this question: “Do I feel safer with detainees IN or OUT of Guantanamo Bay?

If your answer is “IN” then you need to immediately contact your Congressional representatives and demand the U.S. 1,104 more words

The disappeared: Chicago police detain Americans at abuse-laden 'black site'

From The Guardian

The Chicago police department operates an off-the-books interrogation compound, rendering Americans unable to be found by family or attorneys while locked inside what lawyers say is the domestic equivalent of a CIA black site. 2,627 more words

librarians on the radio with irvine welsh promo blurb

Happy Freedom to Read Week (FTRW) all y’all.

To celebrate intellectual freedom, on the next episode of Librarians on the Radio, librarian Jason Kuffler is going to be interviewing Irvine Welsh (of Trainspotting fame) about the writer’s experience of censorship (and he’ll talk about his new book, because, you know, capitalism). 176 more words

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Preparations to Attend Abd al-Rahim al Nashiri Hearings at Guantanamo Bay, 1 – 7 March 2015

I am scheduled to travel to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba to monitor the Al Nashiri Hearings at U.S. Military Commissions from 2 – 7 March 2015.  This is the case against a man, al Nashiri, who is charged in these proceedings with having being a masterminded of the October 2000 attack on the U.S.S. 843 more words

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Former Gitmo Inmate 'Relieved' After Terrorism Conviction Quashed

Australian David Hicks announced relief after a U.S. court overturned his terrorism conviction Wednesday.

The court declared that the former Guantanamo Bay inmate did not commit a war crime, therefore his conviction was not eligible to be heard in a military court, reports the BBC. 151 more words

Public Library Junkie Finds the Gem at GTMO

I was in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba the week of 9 February to serve as an NGO Observer at the 9/11 Military Commission hearings. I was there on behalf of the… 308 more words

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