Tag Archive: United States

Canada Folds: Takes U.S. & Gitmo off Torture List – Just Left Blog Post

(excerpted from Realnews.com) The outrage is that the Canadians removed the United States and Guantanamo from a list of countries and places where the use of torture could be suspected on persons in custody. They did so only because they U.S….
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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Law and Disorder Radio – PATRIOT Act Expansion – Cuba’s Anti-Terrorism Conference – Medical Marijuana Ruling – Deportations After Special Registration – Guantanamo – Hosts: Dalia Hashad, Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

The Senate Intelligence Committee voted 11 to 4 in a closed door session to approve an expansion of the USA PATRIOT Act. The new measure would make permanent eight provisions of the Act, which is set to expire at the…
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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U.S. Claims Maher Arar “Extraordinary Rendition” Lawsuit Jeopardizes National Security – Democracy Now Video

The U.S. government is attempting to dismiss a lawsuit brought by Canadian citizen Maher Arar, claiming the litigation would jeopardize national security. Arar was jailed by the U.S. and secretly deported to Syria where he was held for almost a…
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International War Crimes

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Should the Former Iraqi Dictator Be Tried Before An Iraqi or an International Court? – Democracy Now Transcript

Democracy Now! hosts a debate with the chief U.S. prosecutor at the Nuremberg trials Benjamin Ferencz, Michael Ratner of the Center for Constitutional Rights as well a two Iraqi Americans living in the U.S. on how Saddam Hussein should be…
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International War Crimes

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Should the Former Iraqi Dictator Be Tried Before An Iraqi or an International Court? – Democracy Now Video

 Democracy Now! hosts a debate with the chief U.S. prosecutor at the Nuremberg trials Benjamin Ferencz, Michael Ratner of the Center for Constitutional Rights as well a two Iraqi Americans living in the U.S. on how Saddam Hussein should…
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International War Crimes

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