Tag Archive: Shafiq Rasul

Noho Legal Corps Strikes Big Blow for Habeas Corpus – The Villager – by Jerry Tallmer – PDF

2004 Noho Legal Corps Strikes Big Blow for Habeas Corpus George Bush, meet King John. Donald Rumsfeld, here’s a map of Runnymede. It’s not far from Guantanamo. John Ashcroft, shake hands with habeas corpus. “I always cite the Magna Carta,”…
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Guantanamo: American Gulag – Destroy All Punk Magazine – by Robin Martin – PDF

2004 Guantanamo: American Gulag Guantanamo: What the World Should Know is the title of a slim and powerful volume, 161 pages, by Michael Ratner and Ellen Ray, published by Chelsea Green. The book is formatted in direct questions posed by…
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Torture, Terror and the Law – Letter to the Editor NY Times

To the Editor: ”General Took Guantánamo Rules to Iraq for Handling of Prisoners” (front page, May 13) says Maj. Gen. Geoffrey D. Miller ”won praise from the Pentagon for improving the flow of intelligence” from those imprisoned at Guantánamo. At…
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Michael Toasts the Rasul Legal Team – Invitation and Photo by Franklin Siegel

This is the post-Rasul argument in the garden of “Mott House” on April 30, 2004.  I remember it so well, Michael getting up on the garden table.  (Mott House is across the street from the Supreme Court.)  Michael was giving…
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US to Free 6 Detainees; 2 Brought Legal Case – Boston Globe – by Charlie Savage

The US military will soon release a Dane and five British detainees being held without trial at the Guantanamo Bay prison camp, officials said yesterday — including two lead plaintiffs in a pending landmark Supreme Court case over whether the…
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5 Britons Held at Guantanamo to Be Released – Los Angeles Times – by John Daniszewski

They will be returned to their country. The move helps the U.S. smooth ties with a key ally. LONDON — Easing a major irritant in relations between the United States and Britain, American officials agreed Thursday to release five of…
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