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Headlines for July 30, 2010 30.7.2010 Democracy Now!
Dozens of Immigrant Rights Activists Arrested in Arizona Protests, July Becomes Deadliest Month for US in Afghanistan, Obama Signs War Funding Bill, US Moves to Increase Arms Exports, Bradley Manning Moved to Marine Brig in Virginia, Justice Dept Explores Espionage Charges Against WikiLeaks, Army Issues Report on Soldier Suicides, Rep. Rangel Charged with 13 Ethics Violations, GOP Blocks Small Business Loan Fund, House Rejects Bill to Help Sick Ground Zero Workers, Citigroup to Pay $75M to Settle Subprime Mortgage Claims, Wyclef Jean Considers Presidential Run in Haiti, Two NOLA Police Officers Charged over 2005 Beating, Cluster Bomb Treaty to Go into Effect; US Refuses to Sign, US Hikers Held for a Year in Iranian Prison
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Michael Anthony Green Cleared By DNA After 27 Years Of Imprisonment For Rape Conviction 29.7.2010 Politics on HuffingtonPost.com
A Houston man prosecutors now say is innocent is expected to be freed this week after serving more than 27 years in prison -- the...
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Omar Khadr and the Still-Black Hole of Guantánamo 29.7.2010 Truthout.com

At 23, Omar Khadr is the youngest of the 176 people still imprisoned at the US military's detention facility in Guantánamo Bay, Cuba. He has been there for eight years, one third of his life. A Canadian, he is the only citizen of a Western country remaining in detention, although one British resident, Shaker Aamer, is also still locked up there. Of the 779 people brought to Guantánamo since 2002,(1) only 36 have been charged or designated for prosecution.

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Headlines for July 28, 2010 28.7.2010 Democracy Now!
Headlines for July 28, 2010
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Daphne Eviatar: Prisoners Deserve A Hearing Before Being Sent To Countries That Torture 28.7.2010 Politics on HuffingtonPost.com
Last week, the United States government transferred an Algerian national, imprisoned for the last eight years at the U.S. detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba,...
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Headlines for July 28, 2010 28.7.2010 Democracy Now!
Headlines for July 28, 2010
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American Soldiers Brainwashed with "Positive Thinking" 28.7.2010 AlterNet.org: War on Iraq
The U.S. military has become increasingly excited about positive psychology techniques. Maybe a better route would be to offer soldiers respect for their critical thinking
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Illegal Immigration Fingerprint Program, Secure Communities, Has Advocates Up In Arms 27.7.2010 Politics on HuffingtonPost.com
DENVER — The federal government is rapidly expanding a program to identify illegal immigrants using fingerprints from arrests, drawing opposition from local authorities and advocates...
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Craig Haney: Hiding From the Death Penalty 27.7.2010 Politics on HuffingtonPost.com
Many of the ugly realities of capital punishment are still covered up in our society, described with euphemisms that make the death penalty seem deceptively palatable.
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Fourteen Examples of Systemic Racism in the US Criminal Justice System 27.7.2010 Truthout.com

The biggest crime in the US criminal justice system is that it is a race-based institution where African-Americans are directly targeted and punished in a much more aggressive way than white people.

Saying the US criminal system is racist may be politically controversial in some circles. But the facts are overwhelming. No real debate about that. Below, I set out numerous examples of these facts.

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The New Pentagon Papers: WikiLeaks Releases 90,000+ Secret Military Documents Painting Devastating Picture of Afghanistan War 26.7.2010 Democracy Now!
The New Pentagon Papers: WikiLeaks Releases 90,000+ Secret Military Documents Painting Devastating Picture of Afghanistan War
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30 Years in Jail Too Short for Khmer Rouge Leader - Victims 26.7.2010 CommonDreams.org Headlines
by Steve Finch

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia - The Khmer Rouge tribunal delivered its first verdict Monday and sentenced a key leader of the genocidal regime, Comrade Duch, to 30 years behind bars, but many victims were left complaining over this sentence outside the emotional courtroom.

Comrade Duch, whose real name is Kaing Khek Eav, was chief of the notorious S-21 detention and torture facility here in the Cambodian capital, where at least 12,380 people were killed during the Khmer Rouge's rule from 1975 to 1979.

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Amnesty International Urges More Prosecutions following the Khmer Rouge Conviction 26.7.2010 Commondreams.org Newswire

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 26, 2010

Amnesty International - USA

Amnesty International is urging a special court to redouble its efforts to prosecute Khmer Rouge-era criminals, following the landmark conviction today of a notorious prison camp commander of crimes against humanity and war crimes.

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Fourteen Examples of Systemic Racism in the US Criminal Justice System 26.7.2010 Common Dreams: Views
by Bill Quigley

The biggest crime in the U.S. criminal justice system is that it is a race-based institution where African-Americans are directly targeted and punished in a much more aggressive way than white people.

Saying the US criminal system is racist may be politically controversial in some circles. But the facts are overwhelming. No real debate about that. Below I set out numerous examples of these facts.

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Bill Quigley: Fourteen Examples of Racism in Criminal Justice System 26.7.2010 Politics on HuffingtonPost.com
The biggest crime in the U.S. criminal justice system is that it is a race-based institution where African-Americans are directly targeted and punished in a...
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CIA Tapes Destroyed Without Lawyers Included On Memo 26.7.2010 Politics on HuffingtonPost.com
WASHINGTON — When the CIA sent word in 2005 to destroy scores of videos showing waterboarding and other harsh interrogation tactics, there was an unusual...
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Geoffrey R. Stone: American Justice? Two-and-a Half Cheers for the Department of Homeland Security! 24.7.2010 Politics on HuffingtonPost.com
For twenty years, Ibrahim Parlak has been an exemplary resident of our nation. It is time now for the Obama administration to bring this sorry episode to a close and take deportation off the table once and for all.
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Headlines for July 23, 2010 23.7.2010 Democracy Now!
Tropical Storm Bonnie Forces BP to Suspend Relief Well Drilling, Two BP Managers Named as Potential Targets of Fed Probe, BP's Hiring of Prison Labor Cleanup Scrutinized, US Lifts Ban on Training Indonesian Special Forces Unit, Peruvian and Ugandan Contractors Killed in Attack on Green Zone, Rep. Rangel to Face Ethics Violations Trial, Obama Apologizes to Shirley Sherrod, Report: Bailed-Out Banks Paid Out $1.6B in Excessive Bonuses, Venezuela Cuts Ties to Colombia, IMF Cancels Haiti's Debt But Gives Haiti a New Loan, Trafigura Fined for Exporting Toxic Waste to Ivory Coast
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Headlines for July 23, 2010 23.7.2010 Democracy Now!
Tropical Storm Bonnie Forces BP to Suspend Relief Well Drilling, Two BP Managers Named as Potential Targets of Fed Probe, BP's Hiring of Prison Labor Cleanup Scrutinized, US Lifts Ban on Training Indonesian Special Forces Unit, Peruvian and Ugandan Contractors Killed in Attack on Green Zone, Rep. Rangel to Face Ethics Violations Trial, Obama Apologizes to Shirley Sherrod, Report: Bailed-Out Banks Paid Out $1.6B in Excessive Bonuses, Venzuela Cuts Ties to Colombia, IMF Cancels Haiti's Debt But Gives Haiti a New Loan, Tranfigura Fined for Exporting Toxic Waste to Ivory Coast
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UN chief torture expert says prisons act as HIV incubators 23.7.2010 Earth Times
UN chief torture expert says prisons act as HIV incubators
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