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January 14, 2009
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Leading NGOs Urge Military Judge to Allow Public to Hear Details of 9/11 Case New York - Four leading non-governmental organizations filed a friend-of-the-court brief today opposing a court order on...
January 13, 2009
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Andrew Sullivan picks apart Newsweek's sloppy coverage of torture currently on the newstand.
January 12, 2009
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Today, the AP reported that according to advisers, President-elect Barack Obama is preparing to issue an executive order his first week in office, perhaps his first day, to close Guantanamo.“It is...
January 12, 2009
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Last night “24” made its debut opposite the Golden Globe awards. HRF’s David Danzig weighs in at Huffington Post, and at Fire Dog Lake.
January 12, 2009
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Firedoglake offers up succinct refutation of Joe Scarborough’s screed, citing Jane Mayer’s The Dark Side, and David Rose’s article in Vanity Fair late last year:From Jane Mayer's book, The Dark Side...
January 12, 2009
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Today on MSNBC’s Morning Joe, host Joe Scarborough waged a condescending and ill-informed six-minute defense of torture, arguing with the Financial Times’ Krystia Freeland that torture is always...
January 12, 2009
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Talkingpointsmemo.com has a video roundup of President Bush, VP Cheney, and President-elect Obama all talking about torture and Guantanamo Bay this weekend. Check it out:[[{"type":"media","view_mode...
January 12, 2009
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USA Today echoes the sentiments of our blog in an editorial today: On the Sunday morning talk shows, the outgoing vice president and the incoming president provided viewers with an unusually stark...
January 12, 2009
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In his last press conference as President this morning, President Bush refused to discuss any pardons, "including pre-emptive pardons for anyone involved in interrogations of captives in the campaign...
January 12, 2009
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Washington, DC - The incoming Obama Administration should lead an international effort to reshape the United Nations Durban Review Conference into a forum for credible discussion of racism and...

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