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Lt. Col. Barry Wingard: "They will just keep him detained forever"

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By GottaLaff My very conscientious, very diligent friend Lt. Col. Barry Wingard was interviewed by the Kuwait Times. Here are some excerpts to remind everyone what Fayiz al-Kandari is up against: According to Wingard, the US government has gathered new evidences against Al-Kandari that are allegedly classified. This means that the defense can only see […]

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Torture Watch: American Principle Is Power by Lt. Col. Barry Wingard

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By GottaLaff If you read my posts regularly, you're well acquainted with Lt. Barry Wingard. He represents Fayiz al-Kandari (see references at the end of this post), and several days ago, gave me a sneak peek at the op-ed below. Now I finally get to share, although the content is pretty upsetting. Torture is wrong. […]

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Judge: Gitmo force-feeding "violates international law" but she won't stop it: "Pres. Barack Obama can resolve the issue."

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I've written countless posts on the injustices and atrocities at Guantanamo Bay, specifically about one detainee (Fayiz Al-Kandari), and most recently about the horrific forced-feedings due to an ongoing hunger strike (please read Jason Leopold's piece here). As Melissa Harris-Perry noted, “While Congress continues to make it impossible to close Gitmo, human lives are hanging […]

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VIDEO: #Guantanamo Bay hunger strike force feeding protest #FreeFayiz

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Jacob Dean of Filter Free Radio is a longtime pal o' mine from various shows we have in common on the Radio Machine. He's a very young, very cool guy who knows a lot about a lot and speaks his mind. On Wednesday June 26, 2013 the United International Day in Support of Victims of […]

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"This seems to be exactly what our founders abhorred."

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Today's L.A. Times letters to the editor, because our voices matter: Re "Obama's Gitmo woes," Opinion, May 5 As a fan of Doyle McManus, I was disappointed to read his claim that most of the detainees being held at Guantanamo Bay were anti-American extremists when they were apprehended. Our own government has acknowledged that many […]

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Gitmo detainee Fayiz Al-Kandari, who is not a terrorist and was sold for bounty, now wants to die

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Today's L.A. Times letter to the editor, because our voices matter: As an American and a Jew, I am horrified that we are still holding men at Guantanamo Bay. It reminds me of the Germans holding Jews in concentration camps. Close the prison at Guantanamo Bay and show America and God that we are better […]

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VIDEO: Why You Should Care About The Massive #Guantanamo Hunger Strike

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LeeCamp2: Two-thirds of the prisoners in Guantanamo Bay (Gitmo) have been hunger striking since February. Some may soon die. But there's a reason you should care about these men... 1) Get more info here: http://www.closeguantanamo.org/ 2) Music by Hierosonic: http://hierosonic.com/ 3) Moment of Clarity Kickstarter only has a few days left. Help us get there! […]

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