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Bradley Manning in court, Day One

UPDATE: This livefeed from The Guardian lucidly describes the details as the defense wraps up (12/21/11). http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/blog/2011/dec/21/bradley-manning-hearing-live-updates For some background, see my March 2011 posts on Manning, Part One and Part Two. See also the video of the US military … Continue reading

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The paper trail of torture

This is what it looks like when a falling regime tries to hide the paper traces of its local Gestapo. When protestors in Egypt broke in the front doors of the hated police spy facilities, this is what they found, … 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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