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[Intro Note: For many here at Daily Kos, this will be very hard to take. Also, Physicians for Human Rights has called ...
by Valtin
Comment Count 96 comments on Wed May 12, 2010 at 12:45 PM PDT with 56 Recommends
The rulebook for the Military Commissions were just issued last night, after months of commission proceedings without them.
by Daphne Eviatar Human Rights 1st
Comment Count 4 comments on Wed Apr 28, 2010 at 10:12 AM PDT with 11 Recommends
The Al Jazeera story ...
by leftist vegetarian patriot
Comment Count 1 comments on Tue Apr 27, 2010 at 11:01 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
The BBC is publishing a brief glimpse into the conditions of confinement and personality breakdown techniques currently used in our ...
by Garrett
Comment Count 35 comments on Thu Apr 15, 2010 at 02:20 PM PDT with 16 Recommends
Secret detention may amount to crime against humanity: UN experts I fully believe things are not as bad ...
by bobdevo
Comment Count 15 comments on Wed Jan 27, 2010 at 01:21 PM PST with 2 Recommends
I know its a shocking concept but our country has "been at war with terror" since the invasion of Afghanistan in 2001. Been at war is in quotes if only because the type of war the US has engaged in ...
by Liberal Youth
Comment Count 24 comments on Fri Jan 08, 2010 at 10:59 PM PST with 24 Recommends
by SuperBowlXX
Comment Count 222 comments on Tue Dec 08, 2009 at 10:23 AM PST with 188 Recommends
Bagram prison has long had a reputation for torture by US agents in the forms of sleep deprivation, beatings, and sexual humiliation. The movie “A Taxi to the Dark Side” covers how one ...
by dancewater
Comment Count 23 comments on Sun Dec 06, 2009 at 01:05 PM PST with 22 Recommends
We are still running secret prisons, at least in Afghanistan. This news came out just last month. The prisoners are being held without access to the International Committee of the Red Cross. This ...
by dancewater
Comment Count 45 comments on Sat Dec 05, 2009 at 10:59 AM PST with 35 Recommends
You remember about four or five months ago when Daily Kos was ablaze with diaries either supporting or excoriating President Obama for blocking the release of photographs depicting torture of war ...
by SuperBowlXX
Comment Count 367 comments on Thu Dec 03, 2009 at 11:06 AM PST with 98 Recommends
One of the things that fascinates me about debating the supporters of President Obama's decision to send in 30,000 troops to Afghanistan is how often I feel confronted by arguments that don't ...
by SuperBowlXX
Comment Count 802 comments on Wed Dec 02, 2009 at 10:16 AM PST with 547 Recommends
For many years I was apolitical. I had a vague interest in how the country was run, vaguer interest in how my home state was run, and that's about it. I don't think the path I traveled from that ...
by pablito
Comment Count 5 comments on Sun Nov 29, 2009 at 05:26 PM PST with 6 Recommends
Yesterday, my diary on ...
by Valtin
Comment Count 52 comments on Sun Nov 29, 2009 at 12:17 PM PST with 48 Recommends
Washington Post , November 28, 2009, Joshua Partlow and Julie Tate KABUL --
by Valtin
Comment Count 630 comments on Sat Nov 28, 2009 at 12:37 PM PST with 287 Recommends
Und Sie Kamerad? By David Glenn Cox There is only one thought that is important to remember: Anything we are willing to do to some third-world peasant to obtain information, we are just as ...
by Daveparts
Comment Count 14 comments on Sat Nov 21, 2009 at 09:03 AM PST with 7 Recommends
In other words I have tried to be nice, play the game and listen to others point of view. Its true we live in a complicated world where many points of view need to be assessed and acted upon. The ...
by LaFeminista
Comment Count 72 comments on Sat Oct 17, 2009 at 04:49 AM PDT with 25 Recommends
One of the things I disliked most about the most recent President Bush was his blatant disregard for human rights and the constitution. This was perhaps best embodied by his insistence that the ...
by Social Liberal and Fiscal Conservative
Comment Count 25 comments on Wed Sep 16, 2009 at 05:40 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
By Tom Parker , Policy Director, (Counter) Terrorism and Human Rights In what is becoming a very familiar story, a ...
by Amnesty International USA
Comment Count 8 comments on Mon Aug 24, 2009 at 01:45 PM PDT with 23 Recommends
In a change of policy shortly before Att. Gen. Eric Holder is set to name a prosecutor to investigate detainee abuse, the Pentagon has decided to release the names of those detained at Iraq and ...
by calchala
Comment Count 15 comments on Sat Aug 22, 2009 at 10:44 AM PDT with 17 Recommends
WHAT WAR BRINGS: children detained without charges and tortured An Afghan child, Mohammed Jawad, spent over six years at Guantanamo. He was originally picked up by the Afghan police, then handed ...
by dancewater
Comment Count 25 comments on Mon Jul 13, 2009 at 10:09 AM PDT with 51 Recommends