Tag Archives: Geneva Conventions
“The judge issued an order stating that the U.S. Government must release him from Guantánamo imprisonment. But then again, maybe he won’t be released, even for another decade or more—a scenario which wouldn’t be unprecedented.”
“I see no compelling reason why we should not unilaterally get rid of our nuclear weapons. To maintain them … adds nothing to our security. …”
Wright: My conscience is taking me now to North Korea. Today, as a citizen diplomat, I am part of a delegation of 30 international women peacemakers from around the world who will walk with Korean women, north and south, to call for an end to the Korean War and for a new beginning for a reunified Korea.
How Israel Undermines International Law Through “Lawfare” By JEFF HALPER counterpunch.org August 18, 2014 Operation Protective Edge was not merely a military assault on a primarily civilian population. As in its previous “operations” (Cast Lead in 2008-9 and Pillar of Defense in 2012), it was also part of an ongoing assault on international humanitarian law […]
An assault on our constitutional government Todd E. Pierce, National Law Journal / Islam Daily Submitted by David Culver January 10, 2012 | The 10th anniversary of the opening of Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, as a detention facility and the diversion of terrorism prosecutions into a new military commission system is now upon us. Consequently, I […]
January 10 statement on torture to Henn. Cty. Board of Commissioners & proposed resolution Mr. Chair, Commissioners. My name is Chuck Turchick and I live in Minneapolis. You have my sympathy. I have gotten a hold of your leg on the issue of accountability for U.S.-committed torture, and when that happens, I tend not to […]