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Reprieve: @POTUS must ask Brazil for Guantanamo help

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Obama must ask Brazil for Guantanamo help, say rights groups
President Obama must use a White House meeting with Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff this week to request formally the resettling of Guantanamo detainees in Brazil, rights groups have said. 380 more words

Spain and Universal Jurisdiction: Inquisition Part II?

There’s no judicial activism quite like Spain’s judicial activism. 806 more words


Avast! ‘Yachting’ magazine warns that Cuba isn’t yet a paradise for yachters

I don’t usually turn to Yachting for foreign policy advice, but I was struck by their caution against casually navigating your stylish new 60-foot Monte Carlo six-cabin cruiser down to… 91 more words


CISA’s 10th FOIA Exemption Momentarily Held at Bay, the CIA’s Domestic Spying Efforts Come Under Scrutiny Again, and Much More: FRINFORMSUM 6/18/2015

The Senate voted against Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s (R-Ky.) attempt to attach CISA – the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act of 2015 – to the National Defense Authorization Act this week. 1,130 more words


100 Words- June 16, On NPR

NPR is beginning another funding drive. Once, back in the Seventies, when it was an alternative voice against strangle-hold domination of the news by Conservatives, I supported the station with my membership. 71 more words


CIA torture more 'brutal and sadistic' than Senate report disclosed

Newly declassified testimony by Guantanamo Bay detainee shows CIA interrogators running out of control

WASHINGTON (The Telegraph) – The CIA’s use of torture was far more “brutal and sadistic” than was disclosed in last year’s controversial US Senate report into the agency’s interrogation techniques, according to new information from a Guantanamo Bay detainee. 1,378 more words


US sends six Yemeni prisoners from Guantanamo to Oman for resettlement

From Channel NewsAsia, June 13, 2015

WASHINGTON: Six Yemenis held for more than a decade at the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo have been flown to Oman for resettlement, the Pentagon said on Saturday, the latest step in President Barack Obama’s slow push to close the facility. 159 more words

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