Tag Archive: Journalist Robert Parry

Democrats Lose on FISA – TRNN Transcript

After vowing in January to filibuster any FISA bill that included retroactive immunity for telecommunication companies, Obama changed his mind, voting on Wednesday for a FISA bill that included immunity. Obama was one of 22 Democratic Senators who voted for…
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Civil Liberties

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Democrats Lose on FISA – TRNN Video Link

After vowing in January to filibuster any FISA bill that included retroactive immunity for telecommunication companies, Obama changed his mind, voting on Wednesday for a FISA bill that included immunity. Obama was one of 22 Democratic Senators who voted for…
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Civil Liberties

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War Crimes Suit Prepared Against Rumsfeld – Democracy Now Transcript

Link to Transcript Would Rumsfeld stepping down leave him open to prosecution? In 2004, the Center for Constitutional Rights filed a criminal complaint in Germany on behalf of several Iraqi citizens who alleged that a group of U.S. officials committed…
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International War Crimes

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Attorney: Former Detainees Have Repeatedly Accused U.S. of Desecrating Koran at Guantanamo – Democracy Now Transcript

In August 2003, 23 Yemeni detainees reportedly tried to commit mass suicide after a guard stomped on the Koran. In addition, the Bahrain Centre for Human Rights reported former detainees said they saw the Koran being thrown into the toilets….
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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