An article written by Susan M. Reverby, a professor of women’s studies at Wellesley College, has uncovered details on a study conducted between 1946 and 1948 in Guatemala, which involved experiments on Guatemalans. Essentially, the Public Health Service (PHS) inoculated people with syphilis.
|By: Kevin Gosztola Friday October 1, 2010 6:44 pm|
|By: Kevin Gosztola Wednesday August 18, 2010 10:44 am|
Carol Rosenberg, a journalist for the Miami Herald and one of the few journalists who continue to follow operations and proceedings at the Guantanamo Bay prison reports “an emotionally ill detainee still being held at the U.S. detention center at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, was first recommended for release by the Pentagon in 2004.”
|By: ondelette Thursday February 4, 2010 10:47 am|
Six months ago, I asked, “Can a terrorist get a fair trial?” With both the defenders of trials in U.S. courts and the prosecutors of “terrorists” promising a guilty verdict, 100% of the time, the answer is obviously no. Minimum sentencing will net Aafia Siddiqui 50 years.
|By: ondelette Saturday January 30, 2010 5:00 pm|
“You can’t build a case on hate, you should build it on fact.”
|By: ondelette Monday January 25, 2010 9:43 am|
The trial of Aafia Siddiqui for attempted murder of U.S. agents in Afghanistan began on Tuesday of last week in Manhattan. The prosecution presented witnesses, the defense tore into them, the defendant was unruly, the court intimidated spectators and the big news was in the other trial in Pakistan.
|By: knowbuddhau Wednesday January 20, 2010 12:57 pm|
There they go again, jacking American public opinion with carefully crafted myths. As Seminal diarists powwow and Bill Egnor have noted, Attorney Scott Horton’s recent article in Harpers.org busts the cover story for three apparent murders of detainees at Camp No, a Gitmo within Gitmo: namely, the myth of “asymmetrical warfare by suicide.” He gets a whole lot of help from a slip of the lips by the principal myth-maker, Army Colonel Michael Bumgarner. After a strict definition of the sense in which I use “myth,” by Alan Watts, I list a few responses.
|By: TheMediaConsortium Thursday January 14, 2010 10:01 am|
By Nezua, Media Consortium Blogger
On Tuesday, the worst earthquake in 200 years struck just off the coast of Port-au-Prince, Haiti, as The Nation reports. Bringing “catastrophic destruction” to the poorest nation in the Western Hemisphere, the disaster has spurred relief efforts worldwide. Crises like this are important reminders of how the treatment and protection of refugees must be a part of immigration reform.
|By: ondelette Thursday January 14, 2010 10:00 am|
Aafia Siddiqui’s trial is in jury selection this week. The trial begins January 19th.
|By: gaborronahrf Friday January 8, 2010 2:59 pm|
Judge Brown is placing the value of war over the value of law and ignoring the Geneva Conventions in the process.
|By: SahrMuhammedAlly Saturday September 19, 2009 7:50 am|
The new Detainee Review Board procedures are a step in the right direction, but they still don’t address the issue of America’s counterinsurgency goals in Afghanistan.