September 2006

by Jared Goldstein 9/28/06
Mohammed Daihani is a Kuwaiti accountant imprisoned by the United States at Guantanamo Bay for almost four years. I was one of the lawyers who brought a suit for habeas corpus on Mr. Daihani’s behalf, asking for an explanation of why the government was imprisoning him. (more…)

by Ed Kinane 9/30/06
It’s frightening that, at this time and in this nation, torture must be discussed as if it were a legitimate issue. What’s next — the pros and cons of child molestation? (more…)

I refuse to accept as my government actions by the current administration and its obsequious servants, the Republican Congress and the Republican Senate.

By William A. Cook ICH 9/29/06 (more…)

By Mike Whitney  ICH 9/29/06

It was another bad week in Iraq. While bodies were piling up in the Baghdad morgue and the militia fighting steadily intensified, the Bush administration was hit with a rash of PR scandals that are bound to erode public support for the war. (more…)

The shame of silence in the face of Israeli and US crimes
Paul J. Balles Redress Information and Analysis 9/29/06

Paul J. Balles voices his shame at the silence of world civic leaders – professors, ministers, attorneys, medical professionals, judges – in the face of the crimes committed Israel and its patron, the USA. (more…)

By William Rivers Pitt   Truthout 9/29/06

    I have been told a thousand times at least, in the years I have spent reporting on the astonishing and repugnant abuses, lies and failures of the Bush administration, to watch my back. (more…)

From: 9/25/06

JURIST Guest Columnist Benjamin Davis of the University of Toledo College of Law says that the overall theme of the “compromise” military commissions bill seems to be the highly-problematic creation of a unique legal regime for a specific group of human beings intentionally cut off from all other domestic and international legal processes… (more…)

by Jonathan Hafetz Baltimore Sun 9/22/06
More than two years ago, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Rasul v. Bush that prisoners at Guantanamo Bay have the right to challenge their detention in federal court through habeas corpus. No longer, the court said, could Guantanamo operate as a prison beyond the law. (more…)

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