Tag: guantanamo
The Tortured Logic Behind Using Torture on Feed 44
C4SS Feed 44 presents Nick Ford‘s “The Tortured Logic Behind Using Torture” read by Tony Dreher and edited by Nick Ford. A recent NDAA amendment passed in mid-June makes it a lot harder for the CIA to torture–a good step forward. But it’s also worth noting that torture isn’t “beneath us” as Oliver suggests. It’s…
The Tortured Logic Behind Using Torture
If you watched Batman when you were growing up, chances are you saw him torture someone. If you watched Jack Bauer from the hit show 24, chances are even better that torture scenes were involved. And if you watched the Netflix show Daredevil, you probably saw it in almost every single episode. The problem with relying…
Escape de la bahía de Guantánamo
El sábado, el campo de detención de la Bahía de Guantánamo puso en libertad a cuatro de las 136 personas detenidas allí sin cargos. Después de seis años, Barack Obama está un poco más cerca de cumplir su promesa: “He dicho repetidamente que tengo la intención de cerrar Guantánamo, y voy a seguir adelante con…
Fuga da Baía de Guantánamo
No sábado, o campo de detenção da Baía de Guantánamo liberou quatro de seus 136 detentos que não haviam sido acusados de qualquer crime. Com seis anos de atraso, Barack Obama está próximo de manter sua promessa: “Eu já afirmei repetidas vezes que pretendo fechar Guantánamo e vou concluir esse objetivo”. Quanto à promessa de…
Escape from Guantanamo Bay
On Saturday, the Guantanamo Bay detention camp released four of its 136 uncharged detainees from custody. Six years late, Barack Obama is inching closer towards keeping his promise: “I have said repeatedly that I intend to close Guantanamo, and I will follow through on that.” But as for the pledge to restore habeas corpus that accompanied his making an anti-Guantanamo…
True Justice Must Be Served For Guantanamo Detainees
President Barack Obama lifted a moratorium on transfers of Guantanamo bay detainees to Yemen – a moratorium he put in place. Why Obama put this moratorium into place after vowing, on a multitude of occasions, to do whatever he could to restore justice and shut down Gitmo is neither here nor there. I don’t intend…
Martins on Gitmo Military Commissions: “The Will of Our People!”
To hear a government official come right out and admit they’re creating a shadow legal system is incredible – and terrifying.
The News About Leaked Cables
Darian Worden on Cablegate, the massive release of classified State Department cables by Wikileaks.
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