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Guantanamo In Lithuania

The government of Lithuania confirmed today that the U.S. government has been operating two secret prisons within its borders. The prisons’ operations took place outside all systems of international law, meaning that they violated U.S. law as well. Reports call these “black site prisons” because they’re concealed from international monitoring groups such as the International Committee of the Red Cross.

Is this what Lithuania was liberated from the Soviet Union for – to serve as a site of secret detention camps for the United States outside of human rights laws?

1 comment to Guantanamo In Lithuania

  • ” After hearing passionate arguments from the Obama Administration,
    the Supreme Court acquiesced to the president’s fervent request and,
    in a one-line ruling, let stand a lower court decision that declared
    torture an ordinary, expected consequence of military detention, while
    introducing a shocking new precedent for all future courts to follow:
    anyone who is arbitrarily declared a “suspected enemy combatant” by
    the president or his designated minions is no longer a “person.”
    …They will have no inherent rights….”

    http://www.nakedcapitalism.com/2009/12/supreme-court-guts-due-process-protection.html

    Can’t let a gulag archipelago go to waste…

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