Tag Archive: Australia

Assange Marks 3 Years in Custody: Still in Great Jeopardy from US – TRNN Transcript

MICHAEL RATNER, PRESIDENT EMERITUS, CENTER FOR CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS: It’s always good to be with you, Jessica, and The Real News. DESVARIEUX, TRNN PRODUCER: So, Michael, what’s brewing this week? What are you working on? RATNER: Well, this week–you know, the…
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Internet Freedom

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David Hicks Becomes First Guantanamo Prisoner to Plead Guilty – Democracy Now Transcript

AMY GOODMAN: The Australian citizen David Hicks has become the first Guantanamo prisoner to plead guilty under the Military Commissions Act passed last year. Hicks entered the guilty plea Monday as part of a deal with military prosecutors. Hicks has been held…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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David Hicks Becomes First Guantanamo Prisoner to Plead Guilty – Democracy Now Video

The Australian citizen David Hicks has become the first Guantanamo prisoner to plead guilty under the Military Commissions Act passed last year. Hicks entered the guilty plea Monday as part of a deal with military prosecutors. Hicks has been held…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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Law and Disorder Radio – FBI Phone Surveillance – Scott Horton on Guantanamo – David Hicks Goes Before Military Tribunal – Child Detention in Texas – Hosts: Dalia Hashad, Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

FBI Lies and Patriot Act Abuse Angry lawmakers are considering setting limits on the Patriot Act after the inspector general of the Justice Department had found the FBI abusing an administrative subpoena called “national security letters.” The FBI used this…
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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Hicks v. United States

http://ccrjustice.org/home/what-we-do/our-cases/hicks-v-united-states Hicks v. United States was an appeal on behalf of former Guantánamo detainee David Hicks asking the U.S. Court of Military Commission Review to overturn his conviction for “providing material support for terrorism,” a charge that was invalidated in 2012…
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