Tag Archives: indefinite detention
Tomgram: Peter Van Buren, If the Government Does It, It’s “Legal” Posted by Peter Van Buren at 8:22am, May 9, 2013 Indefinite detention of the innocent and guilty alike, without any hope of charges, trial, or release: this is now the American way. Most Americans, however, may not care to take that in, not even when the indefinitely […]
Published on Mar 6, 2013 The amazing evolutionary path of Presumption Of Innocence from year 1215 to 2013… and its even more amazing time warp back to Pre-13th century standards, explained by Mr. Chomsky in 12 minutes. This extract is from an interview shot on January 22, 2013, as part of a documentary project Tipping Point […]
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15 Things Neither Romney Nor Obama Is Brave Enough to Stand For Despite big differences, there are issues that neither candidate is brave enough to tackle. By Bill Quigley October 26, 2012 AlterNet A photo shows one of two war crime courtrooms at Camp Justice at the US Naval Base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, on October 17. Thousands […]
Slouching Towards Nuremberg by Morris Berman May 9, 2012 Dark Ages America Strange things are happening in the United States these days, and every day seems to bring additional scary news. The similarity to the erosion of civil liberties in Germany during the 1930s is a bit too close for comfort. Many will regard […]
Democracy Now!> Journalist, Plaintiff Chris Hedges Hails “Monumental” Ruling on NDAA Indefinite Detention
Published on May 17, 2012 by democracynow DemocracyNow.org – In a rare move, a federal judge has struck down part of a controversial law signed by President Obama that gave the government the power to indefinitely detain anyone it considers a terrorism suspect anywhere in the world without charge or trial — including U.S. citizens. Judge Katherine Forrest […]