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October 21, 2004
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House Republicans Try to Use 9/11 Recommendations Bill to Enact Provisions That Will Harm Refugees Urge Senate and House Conferees to Support Senate Bill Over the next few days, a group of Senators...
October 08, 2004
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By Wendy Wright and Cory Smith Published in the Washington Post on October 8, 2004 Attorney General John Ashcroft is facing a crucial decision about whether the United States will...
August 27, 2004
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Day Five Today began just like each of our days here at Guantanamo Bay – very early in the morning and with a spectacular sunrise. Rather than taking our usual heavy ferry transport from the...
August 27, 2004
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Day Five/Aug.27: The End of the BeginningToday began just like each of our days here at Guantanamo Bay – very early in the morning and with a spectacular sunrise. Rather than taking our usual heavy...
August 26, 2004
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Day Four Despite the best efforts of a lot of well meaning people here, this was an embarrassing day for American justice. The translation issue – the roots of which have been chronicled in each...
August 26, 2004
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Day Four/Aug 26: A Defendant Asks to Represent HimselfAugust 26, 2004Despite the best efforts of a lot of well meaning people here, this was an embarrassing day for American justice.The translation...
August 25, 2004
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Day Three Today was a heartening day, in a way, because of the professionalism of the lawyers involved and their vigorous efforts to try to make the proceedings fair. But also a heartbreaking day...
August 24, 2004
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Day Two: Today was the first day of actual proceedings, and it began with another new rule. The other independent observers and I were handed an order from the Presiding Officer just minutes...
August 24, 2004
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Day Two: Good People, Flawed SystemTuesday, August 24Today was the first day of actual proceedings, and it began with another new rule. The other independent observers and I were handed an order from...
August 23, 2004
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Day One: I arrived in Cuba over the weekend and am staying on the leeward side of the U.S. Naval Base here with 50-some reporters and four other observers from human rights and legal groups. After...

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