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The United States v. Nicaragua, 1984

In 1984, Nicaragua went to the highest court in the land, the International Court of Justice, created by the UN in 1946, to complain that the US had a) laid mines in all of its harbors in order to prevent … Continue reading

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Hypocrisy and horror: Bradley Manning, or how the US treats its citizens

The facts about Bradley Manning’s detention, detailed below, are shocking. Manning is being held in extreme situations that easily pass the threshold for psychological torture and cruel and degrading punishment, both unlawful under US law. Let’s remind ourselves as well … Continue reading

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