Trying 15-year-old child soldier Omar Khadr for murder, the planned sentence life imprisonment, absurd and obscene on so many levels.
|By: fairleft Tuesday August 10, 2010 3:46 pm|
|By: Jim White Tuesday August 10, 2010 6:49 am|
Justice has been discarded in favor of political expediency at Guantanamo, as Judge Patrick Parrish has allowed Omar Khadr’s confessions to be admitted into evidence in his military commission trial. Included among the confessions is one obtained by convicted torturer Joshua Claus under threat of rape and/or death for the then 15 year old suspect.
|By: Jeff Kaye Saturday May 8, 2010 2:34 pm|
The outrageous attempts by Obama and his military subordinates to legitimate a kangaroo court by silencing journalists is similar to the actions of the previously hated Bush/Cheney regime. The talk of creating a “symbiotic relationship” with a prisoner exposes the origins of the interrogation program as rooted in attempts to create a Stockholm Syndrome in their captives.
|By: Jim White Friday May 7, 2010 6:57 am|
On Thursday, the Pentagon banned four reporters from further on-site reporting of military commission trials at Gauntanamo, because they published the previously known name of a witness that the Pentagon was trying to present as anonymous. The impact of this assault on press freedom can be seen immediately in the corporate news coverage of this event, as only McClatchy continues to name the witness in its coverage of the banning.
|By: Jeff Kaye Sunday May 2, 2010 6:51 pm|
Almost every day, a new revelation surfaces regarding the United States’ role in spreading and perpetuating the crime of torture. This article looks at several such news stories from just the past few weeks.