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Hope Dies at Guantánamo

GuantanamoThe tragic case of Adnan Farhan Abdul Latif hit a dead end when the US Supreme Court issued an order refusing to hear his case last week. Latif, a Yemeni man, has been imprisoned at Guantanamo Bay since January 2002, after being detained while traveling to seek medical treatment.

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For Julian Assange; Ecuador or Guantanamo

Julian Assangeby Pepe Escobar

In a cliffhanger move John Le Carre would be proud of, WikiLeaks superstar Julian Assange stepped into the Ecuadorian embassy in Knightsbridge, central London, on Tuesday, requested political asylum invoking the UN Declaration of Human Rights, and unleashed yet another international storm.

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Flotilla: Nine killed, two reports and one siege

turks-outragedby Adam Keller

State Comptroller Micha Lindenstrauss revealed serious failures in the decision making process which led on the night of May 31, 2010 to a lethal assault in international waters, with Israeli commandos launched at what the Israeli media dubbed "the Turkish Flotilla" (ignoring the sailors from at least ten other countries that participated in it).

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Egypt’s Military Dictatorship Rears Its Ugly Head

hussein-tantawiby Jacob G. Hornberger

The Egyptian people are learning firsthand why America’s Founding Fathers were so opposed to standing armies. Our ancestors understood that standing armies are a grave threat to the freedom and well-being of the citizenry. Thus, it’s no surprise that the U.S. Constitution failed to grant to the federal government the power to establish a standing army.

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Guantanamo’s Goon Squads Still Torturing

GuantanamoDespite President Obama's pledge to end torture, the brutalization of Muslim prisoners at Guantanamo prison continues under his regime.

Guantanamo is where a thug squad called the Immediate Reaction Force(IRF) tortures inmates while pointing their required video cameras at the floor to hide their beatings.

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