Wednesday, January 14, 2009

wednesday reads

A senior Bush administration official has admitted that a Guantánamo Bay detainee was tortured by the US military, leaving him in a "life-threatening condition".

Governments indulging in abuse and repression, including the US, are avoiding human rights legislation and international justice by hiding behind the principle of national sovereignty, Human Rights Watch (HRW) warns in a report today.

Brandon Friedman: Reclaiming Army Standards

Tomgram: Prelude to an Inaugural

Han Tran: Why Did the US Leak Israeli War Plans?

Glenn Greenwald: Tom Friedman offers a perfect definition of "terrorism"

The Internet may not be such a dangerous place for children after all.

Liz Langley: Is America's Love Affair with Stupidity Finally Over?

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