Twenty-Four Anti-Torture Activists Acquitted

Breaking: Twenty-Four Anti-Torture Activists Acquitted in Trial for Protest at the US Capitol Calling for Guantanamo’s Closure and the Investigation of Deaths at the Prison. From WitnessTorture.org: On Monday, June 14, twenty-four activists with Witness Against Torture were acquitted in Washington, D.C. Superior Court of charges of “unlawful entry with disorderly conduct.” The charges stemmed […]

Guantanamo ‘Suicides’ on Fox

Click play to see the heroic anti-torture human rights lawyer, Columbia law professor and Harper’s magazine journalist The Other Scott Horton (no relation) discuss the case of “The Guantanamo ‘Suicides’” on Freedom Watch with Andrew Napolitano The Guantanamo ‘Suicides’ Australian radio interview with Horton and witness Hickman: Seton Hall report Six Questions for Dr. Michael […]

Andy Worthington brings us “Habeas Week”

Andy Worthington, an absolutely tireless seeker of the truth as it pertains to the continuing U.S detention of terror suspects abroad, has decided the mainstream news has done such a pathetic job at covering what could be one of the most important national security issues of the decade, that he’s putting up a tutorial for […]

Former Guantanamo Guard Meets Prisoners

Former Guantanamo guard Specialist Brandon Neely meets prisoners Shafiq Rasul and Ruhal Ahmed via internet on the BBC’s Newsnight. Part 1 Part 2 (Hat tip to Anders K of Youtube’s Antiwar Radio channel.)

The Itch in Joe Lieberman’s Gitmo Finger

Senator Joe Lieberman of Connecticut may be the most destructive politician in the United States. Combining the worst ideas of the right, the left, and the religious, he essentially seeks to punitively tax the world in order to bomb it for the sake of Israel. Despite Lieberman’s “dual” loyalty — in quotes because I suspect […]

Do you know Binyam Mohamed?

Two senior British judges accused the U.S. of threatening to stop sharing intelligence with Britain if the British Government released details of the extraordinary rendition of British citizen, Binyam Mohamed. Why? Perhaps this explains it: [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EqBFY0xxAIQ&feature=channel_page[/youtube] So, while a few die hard “24″ fans — and Alberto Gonzales, and Michael Mukasey — might still claim […]