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1 hr ago | Amnesty International

Secret detention in Syria: "We could hear the screams of torture victims"

When Shappal Ibrahim, a peaceful activist with the Union of Young Kurds, was approached by a Syrian government official claiming to be a fellow supporter of the country's "revolution", he did not realize it was part of a ploy to detain him for his human rights activities.


Related Topix: Middle East, Syria, World News, Prison

5 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

AK Beat: Troopers nab driver accused of playing cop

Anchorage man uses phony badge to avoid traffic: An Anchorage man was arrested Saturday for allegedly flashing a phony law enforcement badge so he could avoid traffic while speeding down the Old Glenn Highway, Alaska State Troopers write.


Related Topix: Anchorage, AK, Prison, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, US National Guard, US Military, Fairbanks, AK

8 hrs ago | The Independent

Exclusive: British company faces investigation for accepting Guantanamo contract

Chris Green is Senior Reporter at The Independent. He was previously Deputy News Editor, and before that a freelance news reporter.


Related Topix: Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison, Cuba, World News, Activism

12 hrs ago | KFVS12

Former infantryman sentenced to 17 years in prison

A former Army infantryman who spent time in military prison has been sentenced to 17 years in a state facility after being convicted of a home invasion.


Related Topix: Prison, Christian County, KY, Oak Grove, KY

15 hrs ago |

MSNBC's Krystal Ball, Guest Blame ISIS Waterboarding on Abu Ghraib, Gitmo

MSNBC's Krystal Ball substituted for Ronan Farrow as host of his MSNBC show on Friday and remarked with a guest during a segment on the Islamic terror group ISIS that their reported waterboarding of their captives, including the late James Foley, can be blamed on the U.S. detention facility in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba and what happened at Abu Ghraib in ... (more)


Related Topix: Metal, Isis, Abu Ghraib, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison, US News, Camp Delta, Guantanamo Bay, Europe, World News, United Kingdom

19 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

Brawling soldiers thrown into jail

The army has jailed a group of soldiers for getting into a brawl with air force officers and given their leader additional duties cleaning and cooking for other inmates.


Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Prison

23 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

Westerners linked to extremist groups in Syria

As many as 12,000 foreigners have gone to Syria to fight the government of Bashar Assad.


Related Topix: Illinois, Terrorism, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Fox News

Qatar's role as US ally at odds with claims it sponsors terror

If the Middle East were one big room, Qatar would be the elephant, according to a growing number of regional experts who believe the oil rich emirate is propping up violent jihadists around the globe even as it poses as a U.S. ally and would-be broker of peace.


Related Topix: Prison, Terrorism, Muslim Brotherhood, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp

Daily Kos

The UN slams the US government over wide-spread racial discrimination against Persons of Color

Reprint rights to this article are hereby granted. You may post all of it or part of it to the blog of your choice.


Related Topix: Prison, Violent Crime, Ferguson, MO, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp

Northwest Florida Daily News

Globetrotting Air Force attorney honored for outstanding work

Scott Martin's nearly three decades as an attorney for the Air Force has taken him across the world and into the middle of some complicated legal issues.


Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Eglin Air Force Base, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison, Fort Walton Beach, FL

Daily Mail

Attorney accused of planting drugs on PTA volunteer over treatment...

Mystery of the missing tanker: Ship carrying $100million in Kurdish oil vanishes from radar screens 60 miles off the coast of Texas 'Barney Fife is in charge': Obama under fire for admitting he has 'no strategy' on ISIS as he is accused of having his 'head buried in a hole on the first green' Is ISIS trying to develop biological weapons? Laptop ... (more)


Related Topix: Drugs, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison

Christian Science Monitor

Aid to Sunni Arabs in Kurdistan comes with a side of suspicion

"The "Kurdistan" refugee camp for Sunni Arabs outside the Kurdish-controlled Iraqi city of Khanaqin in August, 2014.


Related Topix: Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison, Terrorism


Run, Rob, Run

I once criticized Rob Simmons, then the Republican congressman for eastern Connecticut, for returning from a visit to the prison at Guantanamo Bay and praising the food there.


Related Topix: US Politics, Rob Simmons, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Joe Courtney, Democrat, Connecticut, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Daily Mail

Mom won't be charged in school confrontation

Pictured: Woman, 29, killed at Burning Man after she was run over by a bus filled with festival-goers in Nevada desert Joan Rivers, 81, is put in a medically induced coma after she stopped breathing during throat surgery as her daughter races to New York bedside Is this white clam pizza the best in America? Experts rank the top 101 pies to find the ... (more)


Related Topix: Burning Man, Arts, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison, State Prisons

The Washington Post

Militants use Guantanamoa s orange jumpsuit in another execution

In this video released Thursday, a Kurdish Iraqi persh merga soldier is shown in an orange jumpsuit before Islamic State militants executed him.


Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, Prison, Guantanamo Bay, Terrorism

The Washington Post

Captives held by Islamic State were waterboarded

At least four hostages held in Syria by the Islamic State, including an American journalist who was recently executed by the group, were waterboarded in the early part of their captivity, according to people familiar with the treatment of the kidnapped Westerners.


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Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

Headline Inversion: The Consequences of a Jennifer Rubin Mindset on Terrorism

Washington Post neoconservative and big government cheerleader Jennifer Rubin published her latest bit of agitation for a renewed War in Iraq under the misleading headline: "The consequences of a radical mindset on jihadist terror."


Related Topix: Terrorism, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison

Real Clear Politics

Terrorism as Theater

The beheading of American journalist James Foley by the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq was much more than an altogether gruesome and tragic affair: rather, it was a very sophisticated and professional film production deliberately punctuated with powerful symbols.


Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Guantanamo Bay, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison

Foreign Policy

13 Years On, Will 9/11 Ever Go to Trial?

From spies in the defense team to secret kill switches in the courtroom, the list of government perversions of an already-broken trial system is making the quest for justice endless.


Related Topix: Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Common Dreams

Shaker Aamer 'Beaten' in Latest Guantanamo Crackdown...

British resident Shaker Aamer has reportedly been beaten at Guantanamo Bay, in evidence of a new crackdown on prisoners protesting their detention without charge.


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