Tag Archives: Official Repression

When Will We Become So Ashamed We Stop?

Smiling ex-New Jersey Gov. Christie Todd Whitman goes through the motions of searching suspect Sherron Rolax while accompanying Camden police officers on patrol. (AP Photo)[For more about the episode pictured above, click here.]Police make life hell for youth of colorBy … finish reading When Will We Become So Ashamed We Stop?

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The Unjustly Imprisoned – Sami al-Haj Freed

Al-Jazeera Journalist Freed From Guantanamo After 6 Yearsby Mohamed Osman / May 2, 2008 An Al-Jazeera cameraman was released from U.S. custody at Guantanamo Bay and returned home to Sudan early Friday after six years of imprisonment that drew worldwide … finish reading The Unjustly Imprisoned – Sami al-Haj Freed

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Endlessly Banging Our Heads Against History

Raw sewage in the GazaIsrael is suppressing a secret it must faceBy Johann Hari / April 28, 2008 How did a Jewish state founded 60 years ago end up throwing filth at cowering Palestinians? When you hit your 60th birthday, … finish reading Endlessly Banging Our Heads Against History

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Apples and Oranges – Torture in Amerikkka

“The Underdeveloped Jurisprudence of the Forcing/Pouring Distinction”By Marty Lederman / April 24, 2008 There have been several accounts in recent days of the Vice President and several agency heads and other high government officials (Ashcroft, Rice, Powell, Tenet, Gonzales, Rumsfeld, … finish reading Apples and Oranges – Torture in Amerikkka

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