Posts tagged with ‘law enforcement’

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Guantanamo Military Commission “Really About Secrecy,” Alleged Bomber’s Defense Attorney Says

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Guantanamo Military Commission “Really About Secrecy,” Alleged Bomber’s Defense Attorney Says Kari Panaccione Editor’s note: Coverage of this week’s military commission hearing at Guantanamo is a collaboration between Truthout and Seton Hall University School of Law, Center for Policy & Research. Guantanamo Bay, Cuba – The second day of proceedings here in the war crimes […]

Close the Guantánamo Gulag

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 Close the Guantánamo Gulag Marjorie Cohn Travelers to Cuba and music lovers are familiar with the song “Guantanamera” – literally, the girl from Guantánamo. With lyrics by José Martí, the father of Cuban independence, Guantanamera is probably the most widely known Cuban song. But Guantánamo is even more famous now for its US military prison. […]

Silence is Complicity in Assassinating Humanity

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Silence is Complicity in Assassinating Humanity Dr Rachael Rudolph Human rights bodies have consistently warned states that their actions must conform to and operate within the boundaries of existing international legal frameworks and obligations, especially concerning the use of torture, summary executions and other acts that violate human rights norms. [1]Despite the warning, the international […]