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Another White House Iftar, Another Ramadan Without My Brother
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Another White House Iftar, Another Ramadan Without My Brother By Mariam Abu-Ali As many Muslims sit down tonight to break their Ramadan fast at the annual White House iftar, a tradition started by President Bill Clinton, I am thinking about […]




Palin: ‘Waterboarding is how we baptize terrorists’
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By Gabe LaMonica

(CNN) – Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin told a capacity crowd at a National Rifle Association rally how she would baptize terrorists if she was an elected official.




CIA, DoD had doctors torture detainees after 9/11
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In a new report that makes contextualizes the torturous force-feeding of Gitmo hunger strikers, it has been revealed that under CIA and DoD orders, doctors tortured terror suspects to gain intel after 9/11.




Shaker Aamer: Held in a Gulag for Over 11-years
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Shaker Aamer left the comfort of England to do charity work in Afghanistan. He went there to help build schools for girls, which should be applauded by Western governments, especially given their incessant harping on the lack of educational opportunities for women and girls in the region.




FBI Sued for Torturing Yonas Fikre
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“Our nation’s leaders must be held accountable if they use foreign proxies to violate the constitutional rights of American citizens,” Gadeir Abbas, Staff Attorney at the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), who is co-counsel in the lawsuit, said in a statement obtained by OnIslam.net.




“Indisputable” that U.S. practiced torture after 9/11
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BY NATASHA LENNARD

A lengthy independent review found that the country’s highest officials and president condoned torture




Colbert Report: Sharia Mops
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(Via Comedy Central)

Despite Tennessee lawmakers’ best efforts, Sharia law manages to work its way into the state building’s men’s room.




Is Britain guilty of systemic torture in Iraq?
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In the Lebanese capital of Beirut, far from the theatre of war in Iraq and his office in Birmingham, one of Britain’s leading civil rights lawyers has gathered some of the most damning allegations ever levelled against this country’s armed forces – certainly since the worst days of Northern Ireland’s Troubles.




Zero Dark Thirty: CIA hagiography, pernicious propaganda
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by Glenn Greenwald (Guardian)

I’ve now seen “Zero Dark Thirty”. Before getting to that: the controversy triggered this week by my commentary on the debate over that film was one of the most ridiculous in which I’ve ever been involved.




CIA ‘tortured and sodomised’ terror suspect, European court rules
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Richard Norton-Taylor (The Guardian)

CIA agents tortured a German citizen, sodomising, shackling, and beating him, as Macedonian state police looked on, the European court of human rights said in a historic judgment released on Thursday.