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The Trials of Omar Khadr

By Aisha Maniar, Truthout | July 26, 2014

On July 27, 2002, 15-year old Canadian Omar Khadr was captured by the United States following a battle between American soldiers and local militias in Afghanistan. 1,210 more words

Omar Khadr

Secret Reagan-era EO 12333 Comes Under Scrutiny, Authors of 9/11 Commission Report Call for More IC Transparency, and Much More: FRINFORMSUM 7/24/2014

The Reagan-era Executive Order 12333, issued in 1981 to authorize foreign intelligence investigations, remains so secret “even from members of Congress, that there is no opportunity for our democracy to change” it. 1,035 more words


Waiting for Guantanamo (Yemen).

Alex Potter is a photographer from the Midwest living in the Middle East. She began her career in Minnesota, and is currently based in Yemen. After growing restless with her nursing job, she picked up to document post-revolution Yemen. 508 more words


New publication: Orange Prison Jumpsuit

The pre-publication version of a chapter I have written for Mark Salter’s Making Things International is now available online at my Academia page: Orange Prison Jumpsuit… 23 more words

War On Terror

Who Will Stand Up For The Prisoners??

There are currently hundreds of thousands of Muslim brothers and sister languishing in the jails of the Kuffar, across the World. Many of them have to undergo unimaginable torture and suffering. 276 more words


▶ Edward Snowden's Attorney Speaks at Peacestock: Ben Wizner

from Bill Sorem PRO

Ben Wizner, Edward Snowden’s attorney discussed details of the Snowden case in his presentation at Peacestock, 2014. In this excerpt of his total presentation (full talk included below) he reminded the audience that Snowden published nothing, his material was turned over to legitimate journalistic organizations, initially the… 237 more words

Civil Liberties