Tag Archive: Binyam Mohamed

The Legal Campaign Against American Torture – Jadaliyya – by Lisa Hajjar

Torture, like genocide and crimes against humanity, is a gross crime under international law. The right not to be tortured is constituted through the prohibition of practices that purposefully cause harm (physical and/or psychological) to persons who are in custody…
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Personal & Profiles

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Obama: One Year Later, Change? – Judson Memorial Church – Speech Notes – PDF

2010 Obama: One Year Later, Change? Speech Notes Ccr 2010 feb Judson before his inauguration ccr demanded an ambitious set of changes from obama and his administration— Esp on some of the key bush practices and lawlessness that undermined fundamental human…
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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Despite Celebrated Orders Closing Gitmo and Banning Torture, Has Obama Kept Rendition Intact? –Democracy Now Video

New questions are being raised about the Obama administration’s commitment to fully reverse Bush administration policies relating to the so-called war on terror. Two weeks ago, President Obama signed executive orders to end torture and extraordinary rendition and shut down…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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Despite Celebrated Orders Closing Gitmo and Banning Torture, Has Obama Kept Rendition Intact? – Democracy Now Transcript

When President Obama signed executive orders to end torture and shut down Guantanamo, did he leave open the controversial rendition policy of kidnapping foreigners abroad? We host a debate between human rights attorneys Michael Ratner and Scott Horton. AMY GOODMAN:…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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Weeks After Prosecutor’s Resignation, US Drops Charges Against 5 Gitmo Prisoners–But Won’t Release Them – Democracy Now Transcript

The US military has dropped all charges against five men held at Guantanamo Bay prison, but has no plans to release them. The news came just weeks after the resignation of Lt. Col. Darrel Vandeveld, who was the prosecutor in…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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Weeks After Prosecutor’s Resignation, US Drops Charges Against 5 Gitmo Prisoners — But Won’t Release Them – Democracy Now Video

The US military has dropped all charges against five men held at Guantanamo Bay prison, but has no plans to release them. The news came just weeks after the resignation of Lt. Col. Darrel Vandeveld, who was the prosecutor in…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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“Worse” Than Guantanamo: U.S. Expands Secretive Prison Inside Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan – Democracy Now Transcript

The U.S. is holding 500 at the base in wire cages at the Bagram Air Base, north of Kabul in Afghanistan. Some have been detained for up to three years. They have never been charged with crimes. They have no…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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“Worse” Than Guantanamo: U.S. Expands Secretive Prison Inside Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan – Democracy Now Video

 The U.S. is holding 500 at the base in wire cages at the Bagram Air Base, north of Kabul in Afghanistan. Some have been detained for up to three years. They have never been charged with crimes. They have…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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