September 2005

Jennifer Harbury is an attorney and writer now living in Texas, where she has practiced since graduation from Harvard law School in 1978.

The Legal Responsibility Goes to the Top
Torture is US Policy, Not Aberration (more…)

From: InformationClearing House

 “The most shocking fact about war is that its victims and its instruments are individual human beings, and that these individual beings are condemned by the monstrous conventions of politics to murder or be murdered in quarrels not their own.” ~ Aldous Huxley (more…)

Nature and Man Conspire to Expose the Lies of the Powerful

By ROBERT FISK, The IndependentTaken from: Weekend Edition Counterpunch September 24 / 25, 2005

“Water is your friend” was the advice regularly given to a truly good friend of mine here in the Middle East. (more…)

The sentencing of Dr. Rafil Dhafir has been moved to October 18th at 3PM. (more…)

Letter in Syracuse Post-Standard 9/25/05

To the Editor:

This letter is in response to a letter in the Sept. 13 paper implying that the only supporters of Dr. Rafil Dhafir were Muslims. (more…)

Your comment illustrates perfectly why I am asking that some other voices who witnessed the trial be heard. (more…)

Published with permission.
Dear George Kilpatrick,

I met you at the Community Folk Art Gallery on Saturday and talked to you about the case of Dr. Rafil Dhafir and Help the Needy. I would like to ask you again to consider covering what is happening in this case on your daily “Hour CNY” program. (more…)

Barrie Gewanter
Director of CNYCLU


On October 19th, Dr. Rafil Dhafir is scheduled to be sentenced (more…)

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