Posts tagged with ‘indefinite detention’

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Gauntanamo Bay detention centre: an illegal black hole …

by FG

In solidarity with all hunger strikers Gauntanamo Bay detention centre is an illegal black hole in which too many civilians have been lingering in limbo. They have been subjected to indefinite detention, cruel and inhuman treatment for over a decade. The people of the world unite in demanding the immediate shut down of this aberration […]

*AS MEN AT GUANTANAMO HUNGER STRIKE, HUMAN RIGHTS ACTIVISTS RESPOND WITH FAST AND DEMONSTRATIONS*

by FG

*AS MEN AT GUANTANAMO HUNGER STRIKE, HUMAN RIGHTS ACTIVISTS RESPOND WITH FAST AND DEMONSTRATIONS* For Immediate Release: March 26, 2013 Witness Against Torture (www.witnesstorture.org) Contact: Jeremy Varon, 732-979-3119, jvaron@aol.com; Christopher Knestrick, 216-496-2637, cknest11@gmail.com On Sunday, March 24 human rights activists throughout the United States began a seven day fast and series of actions in solidarity […]

NLG opposes NDAA and Indefinite Detention

by FG

NLG opposes NDAA and Indefinite Detention The National Lawyers Guild With the so-called “War on Terror” continuing for over a decade, President Barack Obama is about to sign the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) into law. The NDAA permits the indefinite detention of anyone, including citizens of the United States, who “was part of or […]

Military Attorney Was Accused of “Smuggling” Anti-Guantanamo Literature to Detainee

by FG

Military Attorney Was Accused of “Smuggling” Anti-Guantanamo Literature to Detainee Jason Leopold Military attorney says false allegation preceded Guantanamo commander’s recent order authorizing a team of Pentagon contractors to reveiw privileged, attorney-client communications. But was the claim leveled to justify the new policy? Early last month, Air Force Capt. Michael Schwartz was summoned into the […]

Truthdigger of the Week: Chris Hedges

by FG

Truthdigger of the Week: Chris Hedges Late last year, President Obama pulled a fast one by changing his stance on the National Defense Authorization Act so suddenly and drastically that Americans were left with a bad case of legislative whiplash—and a very serious state of affairs with regard to our civil liberties. Obama’s stunning switch […]

CCR Holds Press Briefing

by FG

CCR Holds Press Briefing; Large Coalition Stages Rally in Front of White House Leading to Supreme Court; Men at Guantánamo Plan Peaceful Protests January 11, 2012, Washington, DC – Today, on the tenth anniversary of the arrival of the first detained men at the U.S. prison in Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, the Center for Constitutional Rights […]