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All Sept. 11 Suspects Back On Same Trial Schedule

FORT MEADE, Md. — A military judge put a Guantanamo prisoner charged in the Sept. 11 attacks back on the same trial schedule as his four co-defendants Wednesday after hearing arguments about issues that have bogged down the case for months. 385 more words

News

Remembering Guantánamo through the lives of the Haitians held there - Miami-Dade - MiamiHerald.com

Known as the Guantánamo Public Memory Project, the traveling exhibit makes its debut in South Florida on Thursday at the Little Haiti Cultural Center, 212 NE 59th Ter. 132 more words

Haiti

Surrendered humanity?

Explorers of the Intermundi,

Check out this vid homeys -

I’ll not opine on this from a geopolitical perspective as such is naught but the will of colonial powers. 497 more words

Commentary

Obama Admits US Tortured "Folks" After 9/11

“Folks.” At least have the decency to call them people, Mr. President.

Obama stated, “In the immediate aftermath of 9/11, we did some things that we got wrong, we did a lot of things that we right, but we tortured some folks … We did some things that were contrary to our values.” 107 more words

Politics

Why a blog when there are people in the world without clean drinking water?

At around 12.14am on Monday night, during my usual walk to Portslade’s premier petrol station, some kid gave me the finger. And not in a sex way. 350 more words

Ambient

Frankie Boyle - shock and awe in aid of Reprieve

In 2011 the Daily Mirror wrote a pile of shite about Frankie Boyle, so he sued them, and was awarded £54,650 as a result. Those defamatory words read by millions may have stuck in the minds of the British public, but quite probably a far less known fact is that he donated his ‘winnings’ to Reprieve, to back their landmark legal attempt to sue the MI6 over accusations that they castigated… 655 more words

World Affairs

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