Jan 122012

It is the 10th anniversary of the opening of the prison at Guantánamo. It represents one of the darkest events in American history. In order for Guantánamo to exist required a complete moral, ethical and legal breakdown of our system of government which is supposed to be based on the rule of law. Democracy Now! [Read More…]

Dec 222011
Do Private Military Contractors Have Impunity to Torture?

By Laura Raymond Advocacy Program Manager at the Center for Constitutional Rights. Cross posted from Firedoglake.   Unbelievably, in 2011 this question has not yet been settled in the courts of the United States. Human rights attorneys are headed back to court in the coming month to argue that, yes, victims of war crimes and [Read More…]