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Kathleen Wells, J.D.: Attorney Mike Papantonio Says BP is a Criminal, Sociopathic and Predatory Corporation 5.8.2010 Politics on HuffingtonPost.com
Environmental lawyer, advocate for working Americans, and host of Ring of Fire, Mike Papantonio and his firm have handled thousands of cases throughout the nation,...
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Ridgeway on America’s Solitary Confinement Nightmare 5.8.2010 Commondreams.org Views
by Corporate Crime Reporter

He always wanted to be an insider.

But it never worked out.

His DNA wouldn't allow it.

He was always an outsider.

Always taking the side of the less powerful.

As a student at Princeton in the 1950s, James Ridgeway worked on the student newspaper to expose the elitism and racism at the university's eating club system.

As a reporter at The New Republic in the 1960s, he exposed General Motors for spying on his friend Ralph Nader.

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Attorney Mike Papantonio Says BP is a Criminal, Sociopathic and Predatory Corporation 5.8.2010 AlterNet
By Kathleen Wells Environmental lawyer, advocate for working Americans, and host of Ring of Fire, Mike Papantonio and his firm have handled thousands of cases throughout the nation, including asbestos, breast implants, pharmaceutical litigation, factory farming, securities fraud, the Florida tobacco litigation, etc., and has received numerous multi-million dollar verdicts. Recently, he has been making frequent appearances [...] ...
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Ex-Guantanamo Detainee Now Campaigning in Afghanistan 5.8.2010 Truthout - All Articles

SOROBI, Afghanistan — In a country whose young parliament is filled with warlords, suspected drug barons, one-time mujahedeen fighters and religious zealots, Izatullah Nasrat Yar can still make history.

Yar has set out to become the first "enemy combatant" once held at the U.S. detention center at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, to become an elected Afghan lawmaker in this fall's legislative elections.

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Indonesia: Malukan Activists at Risk of Torture in Detention Says Amnesty International 5.8.2010 Commondreams.org Newswire

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August 4, 2010

Amnesty International - USA

Amnesty International has warned that ten Malukan political activists detained by Indonesia's special anti-terrorism police are facing a high risk of torture.

Detachment 88 police officers, who have regularly been accused of involvement in torture, arrested the activists on August 2nd.  The activists had been planning to use a visit by President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono to Maluku province on August 3rd to draw attention to the human rights violations there.

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Vietnam: Writers Honored for Commitment to Free Speech 4.8.2010 Commondreams.org Newswire

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August 4, 2010

Human Rights Watch (HRW)

Six Vietnamese writers are among a diverse group of 42 writers from 20 countries who have received the prestigious Hellman/Hammett award, which recognizes courage in the face of political persecution, Human Rights Watch announced today.

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New Evidence About Prisoners Held in Secret CIA Prisons in Poland and Romania 3.8.2010 Truthout - All Articles
On Friday, the Polish Border Guard Office released a number of documents to the Warsaw-based Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights , which, for the first time, provide details of the number of prisoners transferred by the CIA to a secret prison in Poland between December 5, 2002, and September 22, 2003, and, in one case, the number of prisoners who were subsequently transferred to a secret CIA prison in Romania. The documents (available here and here ) provide important information about the secret prison at Szymany, in northeastern Poland read ...
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Some notable arson wildfire cases in the West 2.8.2010 Current Issue
Brief descriptions of some notable arson wildfire cases in the West in the last 50 years.
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Aura Bogado: Arizona: The Good, the Fed and the Ugly 2.8.2010 Politics on HuffingtonPost.com
Even in its scaled-back version, the Obama administration's response to Arizona's SB 1070 has given us an indication of the flawed approach the government will likely take once it moves on Comprehensive Immigration Reform.
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Some notable arson wildfire cases in the West 2.8.2010 High Country News Most Recent
Brief descriptions of some notable arson wildfire cases in the West in the last 50 years.
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Diane Dimond: Keeping the "Most Dangerous" Locked Up Indefinitely 31.7.2010 Politics on HuffingtonPost.com
You are the judge and jury on this one. There are a lot of numbers to take into account here so read carefully. A man...
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Judge Denies Motion to Dismiss Abu Ghraib Torture Case 31.7.2010 Commondreams.org Newswire

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July 30, 2010

Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR)

 A group of 72 Iraqi citizens who allege they were tortured while imprisoned at detention facilities across Iraq can continue with their lawsuit against military contractor L-3 Services, Inc. and a former employee, a federal judge in Maryland ruled Thursday.

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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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DC Sniper, Shatner Interview Surfaces Conspirators Claim (VIDEO) 30.7.2010 Politics on HuffingtonPost.com
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Convicted DC sniper Lee Boyd Malvo tells actor William Shatner on a cable TV special that he and his partner tried...
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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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