As the trial of a former Guantanamo detainee proceeded peacefully in a New York courtroom today, U.S. military prosecutors in Cuba were reportedly scrambling to get Omar Khadr, the alleged child soldier on trial for war crimes at Gitmo, to plead guilty to murder. Plea negotiations are reportedly ongoing and his trial, set to resume Monday, has been postponed for a week.
|By: daphneeviatarhumanrights1st Friday October 15, 2010 8:39 am|
|By: kingcast Friday October 8, 2010 2:08 am|
That ruling suggests that opinioned bloggers are also journalists, Chapman said.
“I can think of no case where a blogger would be treated differently (than a print journalist under the law),” Chapman said.
|By: Masoninblue Wednesday October 6, 2010 6:51 pm|
This diary is a summary of the law pertaining to the federal grand jury.
|By: Kevin Gosztola Wednesday October 6, 2010 10:15 am|
Weeks after the FBI raided their home, two Chicago
activists, Stephanie Weiner and Joe Iosbaker, stood before a crowd of about 150
Chicagoans gathered outside the Dirksen Federal Building and declared during a
press conference they, and twelve others who were subpoenaed, have no intention to go before any grand juries and participate in a “fishing expedition.”
|By: KevinZeese Wednesday September 29, 2010 12:58 pm|
Since the the presidency of George W. Bush and continuing throughout the presidency of Barack Obama more and more Americans who are politically active are finding themselves monitored, harassed and searched. It is a trend that we must stand up to or we all my find ourselves on a government list merely for writing a letter, signing a petition or attending a protest.
|By: Kevin Gosztola Monday September 27, 2010 5:07 am|
The coal industry, especially corporations like Massey Energy, have an interest in using the agencies of counterterrorism to target activists for conspiring to commit acts of “domestic terrorism.” Corporations like Massey Energy have lobbied for support from federal law enforcement so that they can be protected from the threat posed to them by a movement to end mountaintop removal.
|By: Larue-Clique Member Since LibbyGate Friday September 17, 2010 6:43 pm|
A bit of breaking news from NorCal about Feds busting medical pot dispensary.
|By: Jeff Kaye Sunday September 12, 2010 9:32 pm|
The Washington Post’s Walter Pincus reports on the non-coercive interrogation of an Al Qaeda suspect without noting that the interrogator involved, Stephen Gaudin, was a participant in the torture interrogation of Abu Zubaydah.
|By: Casual Observer Friday July 30, 2010 9:19 am|
The FBI today released most of its surveillance data on Howard Zinn, “radical historian”.
|By: wadenorris Saturday June 19, 2010 9:41 pm|
Blackwater has been THE mercenary outfit of choice by the Bush – Cheney Whitehouse to conduct operations in the Global War on Terror.
Recently the Justice department and FBI discovered Blackwater had committed unjustified homicides or perhaps outright assassinations in conjunction with the CIA under Dick Cheney’s orders.
Furthermore, Blackwater paid millions in bribes to local officials to remain silent after a bloody massacre of civilians in Iraq.
Now, Erik Prince is moving to United Arab Emirates, a country with no extradition policy with the U.S. coming on the heels of further investigations.
You’d think this company would never get another dime from the State Department.
You’d be wrong.