NOTE: BagNewsNotes is now located at Please update your bookmarks.

You will be automatically redirected in a few seconds...

« Your Turn: Those Cards At The Economist | Main | Opening The Black-Pink Divide »

Jan 11, 2008

Gitmo Sixth Anniversary/Bringing Suits

Mr. Swanson's photo set follows the D.C. protest sequentially
right up to the point of the arrests on the steps of the Supreme Court.


80 Arrests at Supreme Court (AP)
Guantanamo: A Look Back at Six Years of Imprisonment, Torture and Suicide (Democracy Now)
Six Years Of Guantánamo: Enough Is Enough (Andy Worthington -- author of  The Guantánamo Files: The Stories of the 774 Detainees in America's Illegal Prison. HuffPo via Cursor)
The Gitmo Torture Cell Tour (360º panorama via Lightstalkers)
An Exceptional Paradise
-- BNN Contributer Bryon Finoki's update on migrant detention installation on north side of Guantanamo Naval Base - Subtopia blog)
Our shameful Guantanamo anniversary (Salon)
Witness Against Torture: A Campaign To Shut Down Guantanamo
(Non-violent direct action campaign)
ACLU Close Gitmo Pledge

(images: David Swanson's photos/Flickr)


US Court of Appeals rules:
Those four former Guantanamo prisoners from Britain, who sued top Pentagon officials and Rummy have no right.
Cited: lack of jurisdiction.
How convenient to use foreign land.
Cited: torturers are qualified for immunity for acts taken within the scope of government jobs.
Written By Judge Karen LH: "The alleged wrongful conduct was incidental to the defendants' legitimate employment duties."
US has now legitimate torturers!

The comments to this entry are closed.

My Photo

My Other Accounts

Blog powered by TypePad
Member since 07/2003