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A pair of Quebec filmmakers have recently put together a documentary on the plight of Omar Khadr, the Canadian child soldier being held in Gitmo.
by Christian Dem in NC
Comment Count 5 comments on Mon Oct 18, 2010 at 02:39 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
Obama Administration Refuses to Confirm or Denying Spying on Guant�namo Lawyers ...
by Edger
Comment Count 15 comments on Fri Oct 08, 2010 at 08:48 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
In a chilling reminder that we really haven't progressed very much on detainee rights, a military judge has ruled: In the first full war crimes tribunal of the Obama administration, a ...
by Sydserious
Comment Count 41 comments on Thu Aug 12, 2010 at 12:15 PM PDT with 34 Recommends
Late last week, a panel of the DC Court of Appeals ruled that Belkacem Bensayah, an Algerian-born Bosnian detainee in Gitmo, is not part of ...
by Christian Dem in NC
Comment Count 4 comments on Sun Jul 04, 2010 at 08:22 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
By Ahilan Arulanantham, Director of Immigrants' Rights and National Security, ACLU of Southern California I spent the morning of my second full day at Guant�namo observing ...
by ACLU
Comment Count 14 comments on Thu Jul 01, 2010 at 12:37 PM PDT with 18 Recommends
By Ahilan Arulanantham, Director of Immigrants' Rights and National Security, ACLU of Southern California I've come to Guant�namo as an ACLU representative to observe a ...
by ACLU
Comment Count 5 comments on Wed Jun 30, 2010 at 10:48 AM PDT with 18 Recommends
Some issues seem too disconnected from every day life to successfully engage activists. Anti-torture advocates find that the key is to make the issue personal and emotional by telling a story.
by hollysnj
Comment Count 5 comments on Mon Jun 07, 2010 at 12:05 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
In all of the news about the flotilla, I'm surprised that more attention is not being paid to the fact that as of yet, nearly all of the surviving passengers, almost 500 people, have been detained ...
by pragprogress
Comment Count 46 comments on Tue Jun 01, 2010 at 12:03 PM PDT with 26 Recommends
We’ve heard that the cover-up is worse than the scandal, but we’ve moved far beyond mere scandal. These are cover-ups of things that subvert the entire nature of “civilized” ...
by the poliskeptic
Comment Count 48 comments on Mon May 24, 2010 at 04:42 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
Pretrial hearings in the case of Canadian child soldier Omar Khadr got underway today--but Khadr wasn't there. The reason? ...
by Christian Dem in NC
Comment Count 27 comments on Thu Apr 29, 2010 at 03:49 PM PDT with 17 Recommends
For some months now the treatment of Afghan detainees by Canadian forces has been a big issue in Canadian politics. Some people familiar with the situation have charged that the government -- both ...
by outside observer
Comment Count 38 comments on Tue Apr 27, 2010 at 03:48 PM 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
I first heard the story of GITMO detainee, Fayiz Al Kandari ...
by SeattleTammy
Comment Count 9 comments on Sat Apr 24, 2010 at 09:08 AM PDT with 17 Recommends
Could anything make what happened at Guantanamo any worse? How about if the President, the Vice President, and the Defence Secretary weren't simply incompetent or misled, but knew all along that ...
by Alien Abductee
Comment Count 341 comments on Fri Apr 09, 2010 at 01:01 AM PDT with 386 Recommends
Right wing talking points on everything from torture to terrorism trials is taking a beating this week! Throughout CPAC the crazier the better it was for "getting tough" on terrorism. But as Beck ...
by New Security Action
Comment Count 5 comments on Wed Feb 24, 2010 at 08:00 AM PST with 4 Recommends
Former Vice-President Dick Cheney went on This Week on Sunday to discuss his views on the Obama administration's use of the civilian justice system (as opposed to the military courts) for ...
by thefourthbranch
Comment Count 7 comments on Tue Feb 16, 2010 at 09:53 PM PST with 2 Recommends
In 1764, Benjamin Franklin wrote a harsh attack on the Paxton Boys, a group of people who came together to terrorize American Indians. They attacked a tribe, killing a few dozen innocent people. ...
by indiemcemopants
Comment Count 212 comments on Fri Feb 12, 2010 at 02:23 PM PST with 597 Recommends
First they came for the communists, and I did not speak out—because I was not a communist; Then they came for the trade unionists, and I did not speak out—because I was not a trade ...
by thefourthbranch
Comment Count 13 comments on Tue Feb 09, 2010 at 06:39 AM PST with 9 Recommends
As many of you know, one of the blackest marks on Gitmo has been the story of Omar Khadr, who has been detained there since he was 15 years old. In other words, a child soldier. Nonetheless, ...
by Christian Dem in NC
Comment Count 8 comments on Wed Feb 03, 2010 at 01:58 PM PST with 3 Recommends
The idea is to merge two existing policies in a manner that makes all parties happy ...
by flash spyder
Comment Count 1 comments on Thu Jan 28, 2010 at 02:23 PM PST with 1 Recommend