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Putin: Why do those behind Guantanamo lecture us on human rights?

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Vladimir Putin has lashed out at the US’s Magnitsky Act dubbing it “a purely political, unfriendly move.” The President has approved the speeding up a counter list addressing American foster parents guilty of abusing Russian orphans. “We should certainly react [to the bill] appropriately,” Vladimir Putin said, welcoming the State ...

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ACLU and media challenge censorship of 9/11 trial

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As legal proceedings move forward for five Guantanamo Bay prisoners charged with roles in the September 11 terrorist attacks, the US government wants the court to censor their testimonies in a move civil liberties lawyers condemn as “chilling.” Prosecutors in the case against Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and four other Gitmo ...

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Julian Assange’s The World Tomorrow: Surviving Guantanamo (E5)

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The 5th episode of The World Tomorrow takes us to the very heart of America’s War on Terror: Guantanamo Bay. In the episode Julian Assange speaks with Moazzam Begg – former Gitmo prisoner and a rights campaigner fighting for those still trapped behind the wire, and Asim Qureshi – former ...

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