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Republicans split on torture

The chameleon, Colin Powell, is now opposing the Grand Inquisitor plans of Bush to allow more torture and have those doing it be exempt from prosecution. While it’s always nice to see serious schisms emerge among Republicans, Powell has always reminded me of the Dylan lyric “You just want to be on the side that’s […]

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Weasel words from the Torturer-in-chief

Bush admits CIA had secret prisons But he says no one was tortured. As always, one needs to cut through the fog of neocon lies and evasions to get to the truth. First off, Bush says the hideous treatment of detainees at Guantanamo isn’t torture because he defines torture as something only evildoers do. As […]

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Craig Murray threatened with legal action

The British authorities are threatening legal action against Craig Murray due to his new book, Murder in Samarkland, which details the US/British policy of sending prisoners to Uzbekistan to be tortured. They blocked him from putting some of his documenting evidence into the book so he put them online. Now they want those gone too […]

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‘Murder in Samarkland’ published

As Britain’s outspoken Ambassador to the Central Asian Republic of Uzbekistan, Craig Murray helped expose vicious human rights abuses by the US-funded regime of Islam Karimov. He is now a prominent critic of Western policy in the region. He was fired for his trouble, after exposing the US/British policy of sending prisoners there to be […]

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Bush ordered to follow the law!

Court curbs Bush power, fans Guantanamo debate By declaring the Guantanamo Bay military tribunals illegal, the U.S. Supreme Court put fresh curbs on President George W. Bush’s powers in the war on terrorism and gave ammunition to those demanding the prison be closed. Rumors that Cheney said “this shows the Supreme Court loves the terrorists […]

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Air Torture

“Flying to select torture chambers around the world” Air Torture is the premiere airline transporting detainees to select torture chambers around the world. Organizations such as Amnesty International like to call our business “outsourcing torture” because we deliver all our customers to countries where torture is routinely practiced – but our partners at the U.S. […]

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