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Cuba Liberates „Miss Burqa“ From Guantanamo (tags)

In a stint operation at the notorious Guantanamo Bay prison, Cuban special forces have rescued the only female prisoner from the facility who has been kept in captivity there since fifteen years. The woman who was not identified was said to be found locked up in a room with a stash of forced feeding packages and a verdict issued by the military bureaucracy subjecting her to the dehumanising treatment. A doctor with the unit said she was alive and healthy but exhausted from her encounter with the Americans. The prisoner was not available to the press corps for comment.

Merrick Garland Opposed Guantanamo Prisoner Rights, Expanded Citizens United Theft (tags)

Garland's decisions on Guantanamo, Citizens United, defendants etc. have helped only the military and the rich. He may have coveredup the CIA role in the bombing of the OKC

Obama Wants Gitmo Hunger Striker Tariq Ba Odah Dead (tags)

police state

UN Committee Against Torture Criticizes US Policy (tags)

police state

Obama Maintains a State of National Emergency (tags)

Obama

Challenging Wrongful Convictions (tags)

police state

Guantanamo Hunger Striking Continues (tags)

police state

US Courts Approve Indefinite Detention and Torture (tags)

police state

Gitmo Force-Feeding Continues Through Ramadan (tags)

Gitmo

Andy P. Hart: Suicide or Murder? (tags)

police state

Globalized Torture (tags)

torture

Guantanamo Hunger Strike Spreads (tags)

Guantanamo

Gitmo Atrocities Continue (tags)

torture

US Law Prohibits Transferring Guantanamo Prisoners to America (tags)

anti-war

Supreme Court Approves Police State Harshness (tags)

tyranny

Guantanamo Show Trial Begins (tags)

injustice

Guantanamo Prison's True Secret: Jason Leopold in Conversation With Andy Worthington (tags)

Activist/Journalist Andy Worthington was recently a guest speaker alongside investigative journalist Jason Leopold at the UC Hastings College of Law, in San Francisco, hosted by the college’s chapter of the National Lawyers Guild. The event, entitled “Ten Years of Guantanamo,” was held amidst protests around the world calling for the prison to be immediately shutdown. Worthington, the author of “The Guantanamo Files: The Stories of the 774 Detainees in America’s Illegal Prison,” has been documenting the array of human rights abuses at Guantanamo for over six years now.

Obama's Broken Resolutions and Occupy White House (tags)

Generalized security requires a social net, not lies and trillions to the banks. There has been a 30-year war in which the voice of business became louder. The financial sector must be shriveled. Private losses cannot become public losses. 14 million jobs can be created.

fbi covers up atrocities at Guantanamo Bay Prison (tags)

fbi covers up up crimes against humanity ongoing at Guantanamo Bay, evidently.

Closing Guantanamo: President Obama's Failed Promise (tags)

Nicolas Mottas and Myrsini Tsakiri write about President Barack Obama's broken promise to close down the "modern Auschwitz" - the Guantanamo detention camp.

Lies, Damn Lies, and Misreporting about Gitmo Detainees (tags)

repression

Military Commissions Will Try 9/11 Suspects (tags)

lawlessness

Obama's Lawless Authorization of Military Commissions Injustice (tags)

lawlessness

Obama Embraces Military Commissions Injustice (tags)

rigged trials

Drugging Guantanamo Detainees (tags)

more torture

BTL:Obama Executive Order to Institutionalize Indefinite Detention (tags)

BETWEEN THE LINES - A four-time winner of the Connecticut Associated Press Broadcast Award for Best Feature in the non-commercial category, this syndicated, half-hour program provides a platform for individuals and spokespersons from progressive organizations generally ignored or marginalized by the mainstream media. Between the Lines covers a wide range of political, economic and social topics.

OBAMA GOVERNMENT LOSES THE INITIATIVE AND IT FINISHES BEFORE THE END OF THE MANDATE (tags)

To think in politics it is necessary to take into account the symbolic effect of some decisions.

Lights going out in Gaza again (tags)

Lights going out in Gaza again

WAT (tags)

Witness Against Torture continues the campaign to shut down Guantanamo and end torture.

Guantanamo Detainee Deaths (tags)

Detainee murders called suicides

Obama Praises Repub Bob Gates & Signs More War & Fascism Spending Bills (tags)

Honesty is always the best policy and Democrat Obama told the truth as to who he is on 10/28/09 when he praised Bush's War Sec, Republican Bob Gates as he signed the National Defense Authorization Act and on 10/29/09, a bill for the Gestapo, the "Homeland" Security Dept, giving $724 billion for war and fascism while we have poverty, no schools, no healthcare, no jobs. Democrat Obama ALWAYS WAS AND STILL IS a millionaire, warmonger, death penalty promoter. This is what you voted for when you voted either Democrat or Republican in November 2008.

TRANSFORMERS 2 (tags)

Michael Bay's new movie makes apologies for militarism and values the violation of military hierarchy.

BTL:Media Watch Group: New York Times Acts as Propagandist for Pentagon on Danger Posed by (tags)

BETWEEN THE LINES Syndicated Radio Newsmagazine

U.S. Ruling Class to Voters: No Change in Terror Policy (tags)

Guantanamo Bay detention center remains open at the behest of the U.S. Senate despite public disapproval and the half-hearted support for closure by President Barack Obama. Lenin called parliament, in our case the House and Senate, a talking shop given to distract us from the real process of government that goes on behind closed doors. His timely words should be remembered now in the United States’ continual War on Terrorism. The Senate is like a shock absorber that effectively neutralizes any grievances from the broad mass of the people that happen to make it through absorber number one, the House of Representatives. Recently the Senate voted 90-6 in favor of denying President Barack Obama the funds need to close the odious Guantanamo Bay prison in Cuba.

BTL:Obama Adopts Bush-Lite Policies on Guantanamo Detainees (tags)

BETWEEN THE LINES Syndicated Radio Newsmagazine

Guantanamo Under Obama (tags)

Obama proving no different from Bush

Terror Detention Facility (tags)

Terror Detention Facility

Gaza hospitals are overwhelmed (tags)

Gaza hospitals are overwhelmed

Arctic melt passes the point of no return (tags)

Arctic melt passes the point of no return

Iran to send relief ship to Gaza (tags)

Iran to send relief ship to Gaza

NYCLAW ANTIWAR DIGEST (tags)

[I]f your going to support a candidate who doesn't represent any of the values you believe in, then you can't have too many bloodthirsty war criminals endorsing him.

Indymedia On Air for Aug 11, 2008 (part 2) (tags)

Former Guantanamo detainee Moazzam Begg talks about civil rights; the Vancouver Sun sues Palestine activists over a newspaper parody

Indymedia On Air for Aug 11, 2008 (part 1) (tags)

Former Guantanamo detainee Moazzam Begg talks about civil rights; the Vancouver Sun sues Palestine activists over a newspaper parody

Mukasey to Congress: Defy the Rule of Law (tags)

More attempted administration lawlessness.

Torture As Official US Policy (tags)

America's darkest hour.

U.S. Supreme Court Rules That Constitutional Rights Extend To Detainees At Guantanamo (tags)

Ruling inadvertently extends Constitutional rights to Illegal aliens considered foreigners

Bush to veto bill curbing waterboarding (tags)

Bush to veto bill curbing waterboarding

Irish Allies of US Stoptorturenow Show: CIA CAN'T KEEP A SECRET (tags)

Pity the poor CIA. What use is a secret service that can't keep a secret? Agents of other secret services should be aware the the loose lips and poor tradecraft of the Americans put the foreigners at risk of arrest and worse.

The Hidden Scheme behind Bush's Guantanamo Bay? (tags)

The next phase in this coup d'etat of America is perhaps Bush's present promotion of a nuclear war on Iran and his threats of an escalation into a 3rd.world war!

Rumsfeld Helped Al Qaeda Establish a Stronghold in Northwestern Pakistan (tags)

"Why? Did the Bush administration need to "recruit detainees" among the civilian population and pass them off as "terrorists" with a view to bearing out its resolve and commitment to the "global war on terrorism" (GWOT). Did they need to boost up the numbers "to fill the gap" resulting from the several thousand Al Qaeda fighters, who had been secretly evacuated, on the orders of Donald Rumsfeld and flown to safety? In other words, are these detentions part of the Pentagon's propaganda campaign?"

Chavez strikes deal with Goebbels Murdoch (tags)

Goebbels to run Venezuela's media.

By their Commission and Omissions you will Know Them (tags)

We thank National Security correspondent to the Australian Broadcasting Commission (‘our’ ABC) Leigh Sales, for revealing her flagrant bias in relation to the David Hicks case. We were almost tempted to read her book, “Detainee 002 …”, until today’s extremely revealing report.

BTL:Lawyers Representing Guantamano Detainees Lash Back at... (tags)

...Bush Administration Critics~Interview with Tom Wilner, attorney with Shearman and Sterling, conducted by Between the Lines' Melinda Tuhus

Shut Down The Guantanamo Penal Colony, Now! (tags)

On the 5th anniversary of the opening of the U.S. prison at Guantanamo, Cuba, Jan. 11, 2007, demonstrations were held across the country. In Washington, D.C., the Supreme Court was the site of a protest action, as was the U.S. District Court. At the latter, about 100 activists were arrested inside the building. Meanwhile, outside, activists dressed in orange jump suits, the uniform of the Gitmo detainees, demanded to have their “Day in Court!”

Close Guantánamo! (tags)

GUANTÁNAMO.— Luchadores civiles estadounidenses, entre quienes se cuentan relevantes figuras del movimiento contra la guerra en Iraq, familiares de prisioneros y ex prisioneros, llegarán este jueves hasta las inmediaciones de la Base Naval para exigir el cese de la ocupación y el desmantelamiento de la ilegal cárcel que mantiene EE.UU. en esa instalación en la bahía de Guantánamo, territorio usurpado a Cuba.

Immense ice shelf breaks off in Canadian Arctic (tags)

Immense ice shelf breaks off in Canadian Arctic

five years of infamy: close Guantanamo (tags)

five years of infamy: close Guantanamo

Close Torture Bay (tags)

January 11, 2007 -- Citizens to target illegal Detention Centre The world today is in no doubt as to the criminal status of the illegal detention centre of Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. The past three years have not only witnessed unprecedented assaults on the founding principles of the USA by the Bush regime, but also on international law and convention. The government of the USA is clearly rogue, a fact in which its officials delight. The contempt the neo-cons display for their own citizens is only exceeded by the extreme disdain they exhibit toward the international community. Each day that Guantanamo Bay remains operational is a day of unspeakable psychological horror, torture and injustice.

Something like this could only happen in the Soviet Union!!!! (tags)

Looks like all of these people were falsely arrested and jailed in the American gulag called Guantanamo for being terrorists

violent video game effects linger in brain (tags)

violent video game effects linger in brain

Iraq conquest longer in duration than WWII (tags)

Iraq conquest longer in duration than WWII

Scientists fret over missing grey whales (tags)

Scientists fret over missing grey whales

Glimpse of Secret Gitmo Panels (tags)

Snip: "They relied instead on secret evidence that was classified," Denbeaux says. "And the government's procedure was, anything in that secret evidence was presumed to be valuable and valid. And then the detainee was given the opportunity to rebut the secret evidence. But he was never told what the secret evidence was."

Kangaroo trials at Guantanamo (tags)

Plans for war-crimes trials at Guantanamo under fire

Fewer polar bear cubs survive in Alaska (tags)

Fewer polar bear cubs survive in Alaska

Marijuana, the anti-drug (tags)

Marijuana, the anti-drug

Insurance companies looking to outsource health care (tags)

Insurance companies looking to outsource health care to the developing world.

A Trip to Guantanamo (tags)

stopping the lies

US to screen all who enter, leave country (tags)

Who needs a constitution when you got King George W Bush as your emperor (tags)

President tests new ground on habeas corpus. Bush flushes habeas corpus down the toilet!

Using smoke and mirrors to tweak the constitutiona and bill of rights (tags)

Bush administration and its allies in Congress are trying to strip federal courts of their authority to review the detentions of almost all suspected terrorists.

Hicks, Guantanamo and the Howard Government (tags)

David Hicks, good, bad or just plain stupid remains an Australian son. Democratic nations have a responsibility to protect their citizens in times of need; a number of democratic nations have already successfully repatriated their citizens from the illegal torture centre of Guantanamo Bay; however, after a period of four years the Howard government has been unable or unwilling to effect the repatriation of David Hicks. If a truly strong case against Hicks existed it surely would have been prosecuted to the full advantage of the terrorist scare campaign that Bush constantly wages on the American people. The fact that the USA is loath to give Hicks a fair and open trial, and in view of the obvious manipulative tactics utilised by corrupt U.S. ‘legal’ officers to delay proceedings, it would appear that the grounds upon which the U.S. military have based their ‘case’ is extremely flimsy and/or could attract litigation for illegal detention, torture and human rights abuses!

camp campaign + Guantanamo Bay (tags)

"...Guantanamo Bay is only a more acute or extreme version of what is taking place around us in the name of security. And our campaign attempts to draw out those connections and link them to historical precedents as well as everyday phenomenon ."

Justice Delayed is White House Murder, and a War Crime (tags)

The Supreme Court decision tossing out Bush's denial of Geneva Convention protections to captives at Guantanamo came too late for one of my clients.

BTL:Consensus Building in Congress to Uphold Geneva Conventions in... (tags)

...Treatment of Guantanamo Detainees ~ Interview with Wells Dixon, Center for Constitutional Rights attorney, conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris

BTL:Supreme Court Decision in Guantanamo Detainee Case Could Rein in... (tags)

...Unilateral Presidential Power ~ Interview with Bruce Ackerman, constitutional law professor at Yale University, conducted by Between the Lines' Melinda Tuhus

Terror suspects' move out of U.S. defended (tags)

Military trials for detainees rejected (tags)

On the same day the Supreme Court struck down military tribunals for detainees being held in Cuba, Republicans in Congress began working to give the president the power to use them.

BTL:3 Suicides at Guantanamo Prison Renews Calls for Closing "America's Gulag" (tags)

Interview with Retired Brig. Gen. Stephen Xenakis, a psychiatrist, conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris

Released Detainees Refute US Guantanamo Suicide Cover Up (tags)

London: Former Guantanamo detainees, including the 9 British nationals released from the camp, have poured scorn on allegations that the three deaths at Guantanamo were suicides and claim that they are almost certainly accidental killings caused by excessive force used by US guards there.

Three prisoners commit suicide at Guantanamo Bay (tags)

Three prisoners commit suicide at Guantanamo Bay

Why Americans should be packing their bags NOW (tags)

Why Americans should be packing their bags NOW

Bush&Co: Making America Safer One Released War Crime Victim at a Time (tags)

There has been no word about apologies from the U.S. to these captives, but you’d think it would be a smart idea to hand each victim a fat wad of cash before sending them on their way.

Air Force colonel publicly rebukes US Supreme Court justice (tags)

Air Force colonel publicly rebukes US Supreme Court justice

"Slightly beneath Saturn's ring plane" (tags)

Sorry LA IMC: goofed up at the controls: http://la.indymedia.org/news/2006/04/152889.php "Slightly beneath Saturn's ring plane"

Betrayal of the American Idea (tags)

Outlawing torture is as "American" as Independence Day and the milkshake.. How can one defend freedom by destroying it, even if only in Cuban and Arab prisons?

Moussaoui Case Shows Why Guantanamo Tribunals are a Bad Idea (tags)

With no judge to keep the administration honest, the prisoners held at Guantanamo, many of them completely innocent, will be railroaded, perhaps to their deaths.

News Junkie Scott's Blog (3/10/06) (tags)

More space art from the "Cassini Imaging Team"

Archbishop of York compares Bush and Guantanamo to Idi Amin (tags)

Archbishop of York says Guantanamo is like prisons under Idi Amin.

Fakey, flakey 911 footage (tags)

Fakey, flakey 911 footage

News Junkie Scott's Blog (2/13/06) (tags)

More Science Fiction from the "Cassini Imaging Team".

News Junkie Scott's Blog (2/11/06) (tags)

US trade deficit reaches all-time high

News Junkie Scott's Blog (2/9/06) (tags)

US military attending upcoming bird flu conference.

Guantanamo torture account (tags)

from amnesty international

News Junkie Scott's Blog (1/11/06) (tags)

Military tribunals resuming at Guantanamo Bay.

BTL:Christian American Peace Activists Bring Protest Against Torture to... (tags)

...Gates of U.S. Naval Base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba ~ Interview with Simon Harak, Jesuit priest and organizer with the War Resisters League, conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris

U.S. Christians March on Guantanamo to visit Prisoners on Hunger Strike (tags)

Santiago, Cuba - Twenty-five Christians in the nonviolent tradition of Dorothy Day and the Catholic Worker arrived in Cuba last evening and plan to set out from Santiago today on a solemn fifty-mile march to the prison camp at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. They seek to defend human dignity by visiting with the hundreds of detainees.

News Junkie Scott's Blog (10/14/05) (tags)

White House, Congress plans for major cuts in social programs.

News Junkie Scott's Blog (10/12/05) (tags)

NY subway threat a hoax, security sources admit.

News Junkie Scott's Blog (9/21/05) (tags)

US jobless growth at 10-year high

News Junkie Scott's Blog (9/20/05) (tags)

Watch "Oil War", the "predict-umentary" which aired on Fox last June.

News Junkie Scott's Blog (9/15/05) (tags)

Delta and Northwest airlines declare bankruptcy

News Junkie Scott's Blog (9/10/05) (tags)

New Orleans: the specter of military dictatorship

Legal status of Guantanamo victimns (tags)

Another problem with the US treatment of the Guantanamo Bay prisoners, is that most of them were captured and transferred to the camp from non-US soil. International laws regarding warfare would allow the US to do so, but only if the persons can be classified as prisoners of war. If they can not, the actions are kidnappings.

Bush as Absolute Monarch of Guantanamo (tags)

The camp in Guantanamo has become a "propaganda- and recruitment tool for terrorists," Biden said and proposed a gradual closure of the camp in Cuba.

Memorial Day Week: One to Remember (tags)

We know we live in bizarre times, but this past week we’ve learned the Army is replacing Humvees with minivans, that Guantanamo prisoners were bought, not captured, and with all this, Bush wants us to “stay the course,” whatever that is. -------------------

The Pretzeled Logic of America's KGB (tags)

It's absolutely astounding that the pretzeled logic of America's KGB(King George Bush) is displayed every time the White House Commander Chickenhawk speaks on TV. The latest faith-based(as opposed to evidence-based) whopper came yesterday when the Village Idiot claimed that the Amnesty International' s report of Guantanamo is writtten by "those who hate America"!

Isikoff and Rather: Different Strokes for Different Folks (tags)

Although the journalistic errors of Michael Isikoff and Dan Rather were similar—both involving some misinformation from a source—the way the political right and the White House have responded is quite at odds. Could it be Isikoff’s record as the reporter who brought us Monica Lewinsky? ---------------------

BREAKING: Graphic texts of Guantanamo detainees' stories released in court papers (tags)

BREAKING: Graphic texts of Guantanamo detainees' stories released in court papers - Warning: unimaginable tales of horror In a development the Bush administration had hoped to avoid, the stories of about 60 detainees imprisoned at Guantanamo Bay Naval Base have spilled out in court papers.

BTL:Guantanamo Detainees Subjected to Pentagon-Run "Kangaroo Court" (tags)

Interview with Michael Ratner, principal attorney for prisoners held at Guantanamo Bay, U.S. Naval Base conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris

CKUT Radio: Guantanamo Bay - The Militarization of Law (tags)

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Afghans Released From Gitmo Return to Terrorism (tags)

Quick, more crying about "human rights" from lefty loons about these Willie Al-Hortons!

'No top terrorists at Guantanamo' (tags)

Senior American intelligence and military officials directly contradicted the Bush administration yesterday, saying not a single detainee at Guantanamo Bay was a high-ranking terrorist.

Remember all those Gitmo Terrorists...well (tags)

Bush regime caught lying again its becoming pathological, this time its about "the worst of a very bad lot," Vice President Dick Cheney has called them, the "terrorists" held at Guantánamo Bay .

Critics of Cuban Justice Should Look at Their Own Treatment of Prisoners (tags)

The UN Human Rights Commission narrowly passed an anti-Cuba resolution last month. This essay looks at how two countries behind the resolution treat their own prisoners.

Iraqatrix: The S&M PsyOp - Torture psyop ends in Passion of Nick (tags)

By now, you must know the Nick Berg beheading video was some kind of fake or scam. How could you not know? The Internet is abuzz with details of a host of video anomalies.

Conflict over Cuban Resolution on US Guantanamo Prisoners (tags)

Geneva, Switzerland.-

Gulags USA (tags)

Guantánamo Bay Prison Precursor of an America Gulag Establishing the Precedent for Concentration Camps in America

US fires Guantanamo defence team (tags)

U.S. Defence Attorneys objected to the Bush Junta's Kanagaroo Court in Guantanomo and so were fired for actually expecting a Judicial Proceding rather than Drumhead Military Courts with a predertimed guilty Verdict. They have already been embarassed by the numbers of innocent Prisoners that they have had to release.

Guantanamo Bay Death Camp? (tags)

The following comes from the Australian "The Mail" Newspaper (online edition)

Children held at Camp Xray, US admits (tags)

The US military has revealed it is holding juveniles at its high-security prison for terrorists at Guantanamo Bay in Cuba, known as Camp Xray.

U.S. Begins Rounding Up Iraqi Civilians (tags)

The War Of Terror enters a new stage as the Invading Occupation forces of the Bush Junta begin preparations to round up "suspicious" civilians in their new Oil Patch (Formerly Iraq).

Guantanamo: USA's AUSCHWITZ (tags)

images from USA's Guantanamo Base in Cuba, where they keep their war prisioners

WHAT'S THE DIFFERENCE MR BUSH? (tags)

THE outrage and anger over the treatment of US prisoners of war by Iraq is very real (!!??). Their brutal and humiliating treatment - recorded in detail for television - is profoundly shocking.But not everyone is entitled to be outraged. The warmongers in the White House are not.Little more than a year ago, there were other prisoners of war. As United States forces swept victoriously through Afghanistan, they seized hundreds of men.

the innocent in camp x-ray(Guantanamo bay) (tags)

a pakistani held by US in camp x-ray says he and many others are blameless

Never Again?? Camp X-Ray Slideshow (tags)

You have to look at this “slideshow” of 21 photos of Camp X-Ray at Guantanamo Bay. Have you ever seen pictures of Nazi concentration camps? Then these photos will look familiar.

Veterans: POW’s at Guantanamo & U.S. Tiger Cages in Vietnam (tags)

Why is the world concerned about the classification of prisoners at Guantanamo Bay, and, why are Americans so blissfully unconcerned? The world is concerned because, as possible victims, it can’t afford to forget. Americans are not because they have never come to terms with the evil our government committed against prisoners during the Vietnam War.

pic of guantanamo POW abuse (tags)

please forward widely...this is a picture from guantanamo bay of so-called 'illegal combatants' - captured in current 'police action' in afghanistan

CAMP X-RAY PRISONERS BOUND AND KNEELING (tags)

Britain Wants U.S. to Explain Guantanamo Bay Photos of bound and kneeling Prisoners.

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