October 2007

This Award-Winning Documentary film documents how Rumsfeld, together with the White House legal team, were able to convince Congress to approve the use of torture against prisoners of war. (more…)

Leonard Doyle The Independent, U.K. 10/28/07

An American military lawyer and veteran of dozens of secret Guantanamo tribunals has made a devastating attack on the legal process for determining whether Guantanamo prisoners are “enemy combatants”.(more…)

Paul Egan The Detroit News

More than three years after convictions in a high-profile Detroit terrorism case unraveled, the lead prosecutor goes on trial Tuesday, accused of lying to a jury and obstructing justice during the country’s first courtroom attack on terrorism following the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks.(more…)

Jason Rhyne Rawstory 10/26/07

Former US Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld’s jaunt to France was interrupted today by an unscheduled itinerary item — he was slapped with a criminal complaint charging him with torture.(more…)

By wearing green today, you can help make a stand against Islamophobia.

Ethan Vesely-Flad Fellowship of Reconciliation 10/26/07

By most accounts, this has already been a bad week for those who stoke the fire of religious prejudice against Muslims in North America. (more…)

Getting Justice in the HLF Case

By AHMAD AL-AKRAS Counterpunch 10/26/07

After years of investigations and wiretaps, after three months of court arguments and a record 19 straight days of jury deliberations, the jury could not return a single guilty verdict on the nearly 200 charges in a case against the Texas-based Holy Land Foundation (HLF) an American-Muslim charity. (more…)

International Herald Tribune AP article 10/25/07

OTTAWA: A U.S. peace activist [Retired U.S. Army Col. Ann Wright] who has been barred from Canada after past arrests for anti-war activities put her on an FBI crime database was denied entry again Thursday, despite having an invitation from several members of Parliament.(more…)

“Come and see the rubble of your surgical air-strikes”

By Mike Whitney ICH 10/24/07

“Everyday, under the pretext of either Al Qaeda, insurgents, militants, or whatever imaginary name you coined, you have not ceased, not even for one day, slaughtering our innocents. (more…)

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