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Tag: Indefinite Detention
  • Hunger strike and force feeding at Guantanamo drowned out by media

    While many have been paying attention to the Zimmerman case, or even worse, the Paula Deen affair, a hunger strike that has been going on for months in the dark abyss that is Guantanamo Bay has come to a head. Since March, more than 160 of the detainees have participated in this strike, and around …

  • NDAA: A Primer

    “To bereave a man of life, or by violence to confiscate his estate, without accusation or trial, would be so gross and notorious an act of despotism, as must at once convey the alarm of tyranny throughout the whole kingdom; but confinement of the person, by secretly hurrying him to jail, where his sufferings are …

  • NDAA 2013: A few comments

    Recently the initial text of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) of 2013 was released.  As you no doubt recall, this is the bill whose previous version caused quite a justifiable uproar thanks to its dubious and unconstitutional treatment of indefinite detention. Now that the new NDAA is out, the White House has released a series …

  • Important Bill: The Due Process Guarantee Act of 2011

    Thanks to Senator Mike Lee (R-UT) for sponsoring an important bill to fight the dangerous provisions of the NDAA: Senator Mike Lee co-sponsored the Due Process Guarantee Act of 2011, which clarifies that a declaration of war or authorization for the use of military force by Congress does not authorize the indefinite detention of American …