… it tosses a person into supermaximum detention for years because he shares the same name as someone else… … more than once… … or simply because he looks like someone else in a picture. How many times? The truth is classified. The United States
A consortium of groups has declared May 23 as a “Day of Action to Close Guantanamo and End Indefinite Detention.” In the United States alone, actions will be carried out in 22 cities. Follow the links below to find out more. Where there are no
It’s been 12 years that the United States has operated the Guantanamo center for indefinitely detaining people without charges or trials. This January, it will have been 5 years since President Barack Obama took office, riding to the White House with the promise to close
Close Guantanamo says that, “The prison at Guantánamo Bay is an abominable experiment in indefinite detention, which poisons America’s claim to be a nation that believes in justice, and the detention of 86 prisoners cleared for release, who are held because it is politically inconvenient
On the issue of indefinite detention Senator Sherrod Brown has played the people of Ohio for chumps. The question is whether the people of Ohio will roll over like trained dogs and ask for more of the same. Sherrod Brown: Voting for Indefinite Detention Without
On restoring constitutional rights, bipartisanship is only MOSTLY dead. Quick, someone fetch a chocolate-covered nut.
Which of 3 Caucuses (Tea Party, Constitution, Progressive) Most Opposes Indefinite Detention in the USA?
The Tea Party Caucus. The Constitution Caucus. The Progressive Caucus. One of these caucuses voted most strongly against H.R. 1540, the bill introducing Indefinite Detention without charge to American soil. Can you guess which one? Click through to find out.
Tea Party Caucus members declare themselves to be Defenders of the Constitution. But when Americans’ 5th and 6th Amendment constitutional rights were on the line, how did the Tea Party Caucus actually vote? Read on to find out.
If you’ve been paying attention, you know about S. 1867, the National Defense Authorization Act of 2011. You know that the House and Senate have passed it. You know that if Barack Obama signs it when it reaches his desk in a few days, the
Senate: If we don’t imprison people forever without charge, we’ll have to tell them what their rights are
Why did members of the U.S. Senate insist on voting this week on empowering the U.S. Government to imprison people forever without charge, citizens and noncitizens alike? Because if the Government couldn’t imprison people forever without filing charges, it would have to tell people what
Today and tomorrow from Noon to 4 pm, Witness Against Torture is holding a vigil outside the White House to call for the closing of Guantanamo and an end to the practice of indefinite detention without criminal charges. If you’re in Washington DC and can