Tag Archive: Donald Rumsfeld

It’s a Free Country – Washington Post Live Online Web Chat – Transcript – PDF

      2002 It’s a Free Country Live Chat Transcript In the post-Sept. 11 atmosphere — a global war on terrorism, high suspicion in the populace and suspected terrorists being held by the government, what has happened to dissent?…
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Civil Liberties

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Rumsfeld Supports Detaining Inmate With U.S. Citizenship – New York Times – by Katherine Q. Seelye

Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld contended today that the United States government’s continued detention of an American-born prisoner who was captured in Afghanistan was justified, even though he had not been charged or given access to a lawyer. Mr….
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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As Al Qaeda and the Taliban Head to Guantanamo, Cuba, a Look Back at What They’ll Be Facing in Detention Camps From the Experience of Haitian Refugees – Democracy Now Transcript – PDF

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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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As Al Qaeda and the Taliban Head to Guantanamo, Cuba, a Look Back at What They’ll Be Facing in Detention Camps From the Experience of Haitian Refugees — Democracy Now Video

As the search for Osama bin Laden and Mullah Omar intensifies in Afghanistan, so have US efforts to capture and question suspected Taliban and al Qaeda fighters. Over the last two days alone, at least 30 new prisoners have been…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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Crime Against Humanity and Not War: Making Us Safer at Home and Stopping a Human Carnage Abroad – Article adapted from a speech presented at the NYC Chapter of the NLG – PDF

2001 Crime Against Humanity and Not War: Making Us Safer at Home and Stopping a Human Carnage Abroad The Dangers of War Speech given by Michael Ratner at NYC National Lawyers Guild Meeting on October 3, 2001 Thank you and thank…
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International War Crimes

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