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2013-11-04 14:10:01

Medical, military, and ethics experts say health professionals designed and participated in cruel, inhumane, and degrading treatment and torture of detainees; seek policies to assure conformance with ethical principles An independent panel of military, ethics, medical, public health, and legal experts today charged that U.S. military and intelligence agencies directed doctors and psychologists working in U.S. military detention centers to violate standard ethical principles and medical...

2013-09-30 23:27:49

New research in Prehospital and Disaster Medicine, WADEM's peer-reviewed journal, concludes that force-feeding prisoners violates medical ethics and amounts to torture. (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 Physicians and other licensed health professionals are force-feeding hunger strikers held prisoner at the US Naval Base at Guantanamo Bay (GTMO), Cuba. These health professionals are violating the medical ethics they swore to uphold and are complicit in torture, according to the authors of an...

Anonymous Threat Forces US Navy To Shut Down Wi-Fi Networks
2013-05-21 14:44:03

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Last week the hacker collective Anonymous began advertising another one of their “campaigns” to attack the US government as a form of protest. Taking to Twitter, the group said they planned to “disrupt activities” at US Naval Base Guantanamo Bay in protest of the way prisoners have reportedly been treated there. In a preemptive move, the US military shut down their Wi-Fi networks at the base yesterday...

2012-06-01 23:01:58

US Senate candidate David Levitt of California called on his party's leaders to reverse the policy of secrecy regarding the abuse, kidnapping, torture and death of suspects in US custody, and to suspend the policy whereby the president, without judicial review and without knowing the identities of the victims, assassinates terror suspects in their countries using drone weapons. Sebastopol, California (PRWEB) June 01, 2012 Democratic candidate for US Senate David Levitt of California called...

2011-11-09 08:08:00

Accused Terrorist Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri Faces Prosecution by U.S. Military Tribunal in Death-Penalty Case WASHINGTON, Nov. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Judicial Watch, the public interest organization that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, announced today that it has been approved to monitor the military tribunal of Saudi-born Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri, an al-Qaeda terrorist accused of orchestrating the October 12, 2000, attack on the Navy destroyer USS...

2010-05-12 15:54:00

Decision Further Discredits Military Commissions NEW YORK, May 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Civil Liberties Union and several other rights groups today sent a letter to the Pentagon expressing concern over the banning of four reporters from future Guantanamo military commissions proceedings. The reporters were banned for reporting the name of a witness in the pre-trial hearings of Guantanamo detainee Omar Khadr, even though his identity had already been disclosed in previous...

2010-04-27 13:56:00

ACLU at Guantanamo To Observe Proceedings of Alleged Former Child Soldier Omar Khadr NEW YORK, April 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Four months after the Obama administration missed its deadline to close Guantanamo, the deeply flawed military commissions system has resumed there with closely watched pre-trial proceedings in the case of Omar Khadr beginning this week. The American Civil Liberties Union will be present for the pre-trial hearings for Khadr, a Canadian citizen who has been in...

2010-04-16 16:37:00

NEW YORK, April 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The disturbing report by the BBC that a secret detention facility is still operating at Bagram Airbase in Afghanistan and that inmates are being subjected to abusive treatment that far exceeds the limits set in President Obama's January 2009 Executive Order Ensuring Lawful Interrogations demonstrates all too vividly that the United States cannot so easily turn the page on the torture and other abuses unleashed as part of the global war on...

2009-12-14 13:08:00

Says Administration Should Appoint Commission To Probe Post-9-11 Counterterrorism Policies WASHINGTON, Dec. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Amnesty International USA Executive Director Larry Cox issued the following statement in response to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's address today at Georgetown University outlining the Obama administration's human rights agenda for the 21st century: (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081014/AILOGO) "Secretary Clinton rightly...

2009-11-02 15:00:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Most Americans have only seen Guantanamo detainees as one-dimensional caricatures. But a new American Civil Liberties Union video shows the full range of their lives before, during and after their captivity. The video, "Justice Denied: Voices from Guantanamo," is part of an ACLU initiative against the practice of detention without due process that violates fundamental principles of American justice. Despite plans to close Guantanamo, the Obama administration...