Closing Guantanamo

    President-Elect Obama has recently reiterated his intentions to close the terrorist detention facility at the U.S. installation at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. As former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Detainee Affairs, Charles “Cully” Stimson, has noted – actually closing the facility will prove far more difficult than Obama’s campaign rhetoric would suggest. In moving forward with this objective, President-Elect Obama would be well advised to | Read More »

    All POW’s are held indefinitely

    That especially includes those of the illegal enemy combatant variety held at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba and in theater in Afghanistan and Iraq. Originally published by Mike “gamecock” DeVine as Charlotte Law and Civil Rights Examiner for Examiner.com and at The Minority Report The holding of captured enemy forces so they cannot return to the battlefield to kill one’s own soldiers is elemental. But, the millennia-old | Read More »

    Does this count as US torture at Gitmo?

    According to this article, we are engaged in “cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment” and “a violation of U.S. law and basic human rights principles” — get this — for not letting this one extremely violent prisoner starve himself to death. You can’t make stuff like this up.

    We have Justice

    According to FoxNews… U.S. District Judge James Robertson on Thursday rejected an effort by Usama bin Laden’s former driver, Salim Hamdan, to postpone his trial. Hamdan argued he would suffer irreparable harm if his was tried before he could challenge the legality of the process. Robertson’s ruling is a victory for the Bush administration, which plans to use the military commission process to prosecute alleged | Read More »

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    We have Justice

    According to FoxNews… U.S. District Judge James Robertson on Thursday rejected an effort by Usama bin Laden’s former driver, Salim Hamdan, to postpone his trial. Hamdan argued he would suffer irreparable harm if his was tried before he could challenge the legality of the process. Robertson’s ruling is a victory for the Bush administration, which plans to use the military commission process to prosecute alleged | Read More »

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    We have Justice

    According to FoxNews… U.S. District Judge James Robertson on Thursday rejected an effort by Usama bin Laden’s former driver, Salim Hamdan, to postpone his trial. Hamdan argued he would suffer irreparable harm if his was tried before he could challenge the legality of the process. Robertson’s ruling is a victory for the Bush administration, which plans to use the military commission process to prosecute alleged | Read More »

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    We have Justice

    According to FoxNews… U.S. District Judge James Robertson on Thursday rejected an effort by Usama bin Laden’s former driver, Salim Hamdan, to postpone his trial. Hamdan argued he would suffer irreparable harm if his was tried before he could challenge the legality of the process. Robertson’s ruling is a victory for the Bush administration, which plans to use the military commission process to prosecute alleged | Read More »

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