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Innocent prisoner Shaker Aamer still in Guantanamo

This music video says about itself:

3 August 2013

PJ Harvey has released a song to highlight the ongoing detention of the last British resident held inside the US prison at…

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Human Rights

Stop United States police militarisation, British trade unionists say

This video from the USA says about itself:

Radley Balko on the Militarization of America’s Police Force: VICE Meets

28 August 2014

On August 9th, 2014 a white police officer, …

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Human Rights

"Connecting to the Ideologies that Surround Us": English 10-714 Students Reflect on Digital Tools, Texts, and Narrative Itself

It’s been a whirlwind of a semester in “English 10-714: Freedom and Imprisonment in the American Literary Tradition: A Multidisciplinary Approach”!  Now that the class has drawn completely to a close–all digital projects and reflective essays turned in, grades submitted, and digital archiving commitments to the… 2,688 more words

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Pete Townshend Celebrates His 70th Birthday with Politically Critical Song 'Guantanamo': Listen

Pete Townshend is getting increasingly political as he ages. To celebrate his 70th birthday, the Who guitarist and songwriter took on the American military prison in Cuba with the track “Guantanamo” from his upcoming solo compilation  92 more words

Features

Day 16: Baracoa,or: The wild rebel

I made it. Finally. Baracoa.
After a decent trip in the Viazul bus from Santiago de Cuba via Guantanamo (yes, THE Guantanamo). The trip was amazing. 504 more words

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Verdict in: U.S. falling short on human rights

Far from being the global champion of human rights that it fancies itself as, the United States is in fact a flagrant violator of international human rights standards as enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights and other landmark human rights treaties – some of which the U.S. 950 more words

Human Rights At Home

US military drops action against Guantanamo nurse who refused to force-feed

Reprieve | May 13, 2015

Human rights NGO Reprieve has welcomed the US Department of Defense’s decision, announced today, to drop proceedings against a military nurse who refused to carry out force-feedings at Guantanamo Bay.

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