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  1. Overseas, Expectations Build for Torture Prosecutions

    Harper 01/23/2009 - 17:28

    America’s closest allies overseas never understood the Bush Administration’s obsession with torture. “It’s as if an old friend had a stroke and suddenly went delusional,” a British Tory politician told me. And as the final hours of the…

  2. More Gitmo inmates may look to Canada

    Canadian Press 01/20/2009 - 16:04

    Omar Khadr isn't the only Guantanamo inmate who could look northward if the incoming Obama administration carries through on its promise to shut the military prison. Three other men who once lived in Canada are being held at the U.S.…

  3. Bush administration: 'We tortured Qahtani'

    The Guardian UK 01/20/2009 - 16:01

    US lawyers battling against torture and other abuses at Guantánamo Bay are braced for George Bush issuing last-minute pardons to protect those in his administration most closely implicated...

  4. Study: NYPD Stopped More Than 500, 000 Last Year

    New York Times 01/20/2009 - 15:54

    New York City police stopped, questioned and frisked more than half a million people last year, 80 percent of them black and Hispanic, a civil-rights group said Thursday... Click Here for full article.

  5. Legal Public Interest Groups Hit by Madoff

    New York Law Journal 01/08/2009 - 16:14

    Dozens of public interest legal organizations have been hit financially by the collapse of Bernie Madoff's alleged $50 billion Ponzi scheme and are scrambling to make up the shortfalls...

  6. Will War Crimes Be Outed?

    The Nation 01/05/2009 - 14:53

    As the officials of the Bush administration pack up in Washington and move into their posh suburban homes around the country, will they be able to rest easy, or will they be haunted by the fear that…

  7. 3 Algerians held at Guantanamo are released to Bosnia

    Los Angeles Times 01/05/2009 - 14:45

    In the Bush administration's first bow to a court directive to release prisoners held at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, the Department of Defense flew three Algerians to their adopted homeland of Bosnia-Herzegovina on Tuesday. The Pentagon acknowledged in a tersely…

  8. Senate Report Finds Rumsfeld Directly Responsible for US Torture of Prisoners

    Democracy Now! 01/05/2009 - 14:41

    A bipartisan Senate report has accused former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld and other top Bush administration officials of being directly responsible for the abuse and torture of prisoners at Guantanamo and other US prisons. We speak with the…

  9. Leading lawyer calls for Rumsfeld prosecution

    The Raw Story 01/05/2009 - 14:34

    The President of the legal nonprofit Center for Constitutional Rights, Michael Ratner, has resumed calls for a formal prosecution of ex-Bush Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld following revelations by a Congressional report that Rumsfeld was to blame for the…

  10. Supreme Court revives suit by 4 Guantanamo Bay ex-inmates

    Los Angeles Times 01/05/2009 - 14:32

    The Supreme Court today revived a lawsuit by four British Muslims who say they were tortured and abused at the Guantanamo Bay prison and seek to hold top Pentagon officials responsible. The suit was thrown out last year…