Category Archives: Guantanamo

Fighting Terror with Terror

The Dutch pacifist, Bart de Ligt, promoted the idea that revolutions can not adopt the means of their oppressors without also adopting the ends of their oppressors (i.e., becoming oppressors themselves). In the recent fictional film, Avatar, the commanding officer of a Blackwater-esque mercenary force shockingly declares that they will have to “…fight terror with terror…” […]

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Red Cross on Bush-Cheney Torture Regime

Andrew Sullivan has this.

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Disgraceful

I guess you have to commend Clinton for not beating around the bush with China.  She has made it perfectly clear that we as humankind would prefer to fix the economy rather than human rights injustices. The end to Gitmo was rhetorical.  The American era of torture and violation of human rights lives on in […]

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Who polices the police?

A particularly pertinent and poignant pontification.

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The Pentagon Claims that 61 Released Detainees have Gone Back to the Dark Side

Read: 1. 2. 3. Fear is on their side.

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Mukasey Responds (not to his fainting)

Wall Street Journal houses Mukasey’s response to the recent federal court order to release 5 detainees (see previous post.)

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And so it Begins

5 detainees released. Cheney and Gonzalez indicted for prisoner abuse. And, FoxNews.com’s “Most Read” story.

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Gitmo Aftermath

Scott Hornton turned me on to this report.  The report is from The Human Rights Center of the University of California.

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