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10 min ago |

Are the Guantanamo war crimes courts now doomed?

Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center's adviser on constitutional literacy, explains how a recent court ruling based on Article I of the Constitution has created a huge problem for the war crimes system at Guantanamo.


Related Topix: Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison, Cuba, World News, District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, American University, Guantanamo Bay

10 min ago | BBC News

How many times did court doors close?

One for spy thriller fans and conspiracy theorists: in the last year, the government has asked judges five times to let it give secret evidence to defend itself in otherwise open court cases.


Related Topix: Terrorism, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison

4 hrs ago | The Toronto Star

Khadr access blocked, prompting media court challenge

Canadian prison officials are refusing to let the public hear from former Guantanamo detainee Omar Khadr , repeatedly denying interview requests despite the fact that Khadr is willing to talk after 12 years of custody and may soon be released.


Related Topix: Prison, North America, Canada, World News, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Stephen Harper

8 hrs ago |

The Record: Tank sheriff's plan

APPARENTLY THERE is an alternative to merging the Bergen County Police Department with the Bergen County Sheriff's Office: the Bergen County Official Army, or the BCOA.


Related Topix: Bergen County, NJ, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison, Hackensack, NJ, Paterson, NJ, Opinion

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Daily Caller

Why I Attended The White House Iftar

This Ramadan I had the opportunity to attend the White House Iftar. And yes, it was an opportunity - one I embraced.


Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Ramadan, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison, Mecca, CA, US News, Conservative Political News

The Raw Story

Russia blacklists U.S. soldiers for Guantanamo 'torture'

Russia on Saturday banned entry to 12 US soldiers and officials including the military commander at Guantanamo, accusing them of torture, in an apparent tit-for-tat response to new sanctions by Washington.


Related Topix: Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison, Abu Ghraib

The Wichita Eagle

Court: Former Guantanamo detainee cana t get his money back

An Algerian citizen, and one-time resident of Canada, Djamel Ameziane was held at Guantanamo for more than 11 years after being seized while trying to cross into Pakistan from Afghanistan.


Related Topix: Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison


John Oliver Calls Out America's Racist, Broken Prison System: 'We Are Doing A Terrible Job'

On Sunday, John Oliver's main story was a look at the racism and corruption inherent in the American prison system, and our national apathy toward it.


Related Topix: Prison, Drugs, Family, Kids, US News, ATF

ABC News

Lex Pistols, band of Justice Lex Lasry, to play Greste benefit

A Supreme Court judge and his band The Lex Pistols will perform at a benefit concert for detained Australian journalist Peter Greste in Melbourne.


Related Topix: Australia, World News, Muslim Brotherhood, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison

WWWV-FM Charlottesville

Russians Prohibit Jim Moran From Entering Their Country

Russia has banned a member of Virginia's congressional delegation and 12 other Americans connected with the Guantanamo Bay detention camp and the Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq.


Related Topix: Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison, Abu Ghraib

Sun Jul 20, 2014

WWBN-FM Burton

Kojima Claims Metal Gear Solid 5 Will Critique Hollywood's Portrayal of U.S. Policies

In an interview with The Guardian , the real Big Boss of the Metal Gear Solid series, Hideo Kojima, explained that the events of Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain's story will revolve around US policies and encourages players to think about the ongoing cycles of war that exist between the world's superpowers.


Related Topix: Konami, Kojima Productions, Metal Gear Solid, Video Games, Boss, Nocturnal Studio, Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, The Phantom Pain, _No Company, Moby Dick Studio, Guantanamo Bay, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison

Free Republic

Marine Held in Mexico: If Congress can't get...

When justifying the release of five vicious Taliban terrorists detained at 'Gitmo' in exchange for U.S. soldier Bowe Bergdahl, the president said, 'We don't leave our people behind.'


Related Topix: Prison, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, World News, Asia, Afghanistan, San Ysidro, CA

Drudge Retort

6 Gitmo Detainees Will Be Sent to Uruguay

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has secretly notified Congress that the military intends to transfer six low-level Guantanamo Bay detainees to Uruguay as early as next month.


Related Topix: Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison, Camp Delta, US News, Guantanamo Bay, Liberal Political News


Isolationists, interventionists, liberal apostles of nationalism -- can't we do better?

On Friday, the New York Times reported: The same day, I attended a session at Netroots Nation titled "Iran: Diplomacy or War?" Heather Hurlburt of Human Rights First opened the session by pointing out that much as any of us might have hoped that the Iran talks would be extended rather than have them collapse, none of us could have guessed that this ... (more)


Related Topix: Prison, US Senate, Senator Chris Murphy, US Politics, US News, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp

U.K. charges ex-Gitmo detainee withterrorism, attending ISIL training camp

A former detainee in Guantanamo Bay is pleading not guilty to terrorist charges stemming from the civil war in Syria.


Related Topix: Guantanamo Bay, US News, Camp Delta, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison, Terrorism, Europe, World News, United Kingdom

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Free Republic

Timmerman On "The Truth About What Happened in Benghazi"

Kenneth Timmerman has reported from the Middle East for 35 years. He was one of the first journalists on the scene after Iranian terrorists bombed the U.S. Embassy in Beirut, Lebanon in 1983.


Related Topix: Iran, World News, Middle East, Muammar Gaddafi (Gadhafi), Africa, Libya, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison

Russia Taday

Russia bars entry to 12 Guantanamo and Abu Ghraib-linked Americans

Russia has responded to US sanctions against its officials and businessmen by banning 12 more Americans from entering the country.


Related Topix: Abu Ghraib, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison, US Army, US Military


Plane lands on NY highway for 2nd time

A New York pilot who landed his disabled plane on a highway for the second time in eight days said Friday he's lucky to have escaped unhurt and thankful he didn't hit anyone.


Related Topix: East Moriches, NY, Moriches, NY, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison, Israel, World News, Middle East


Families remember passengers lost in plane tragedy

Ukraine is accusing Russia of assisting separatist rebels in destroying evidence at the crash site of a Malaysia Airlines plane shot down with 298 people onboard.


Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison, Abu Ghraib

Russia bans Congressman, 12 other Americans

In a statement Saturday, Foreign Ministry spokesman Alexander Lukashevich said congressman Jim Moran, a Democrat from Virginia, was banned in response to the July 2 U.S. ban on Russian parliament member Adam Delimkhanov.


Related Topix: Prison, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Abu Ghraib, US News