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1 hr ago | Jurist

Ex-Guantanamo detainee appeals conviction

Hicks was captured in Afghanistan shortly after September 11, 2011, and brought to the detention facility in Guantanamo Bay [JURIST backgrounder] the day that it opened.


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5 hrs ago |

US reveals failed hostage rescue operation in Syria

The United States said on Wednesday that its special forces tried this summer to rescue American hostages held by Islamist militants in Syria.


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10 hrs ago | CBC News

James Foley killing: Why ISIS beheaded the U.S. journalist

Foley, a 40-year-old American freelance journalist, was kidnapped in November 2012 and held in captivity until he was executed by ISIS militants this week.


Related Topix: Journalism, Terrorism, US Military Prisons, Prison

11 hrs ago | New York Post

Wake up, America - the war has hit home

The gruesome beheading of the 40-year-old photojournalist should scream out a warning to any who still doubt: This isn't just some war out there.


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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Bangkok Post

Jihadists flood internet with violence

A chilling video depicting the apparent murder of a US journalist by jihadists is just the latest salvo in an online war being waged by extremists on social media sites.


Related Topix: Journalism, Startups, YouTube, Twitter, US Military Prisons, Prison


California passes law banning sterilization of inmates

The bill bans any form of sterilization in a correctional facility for the purposes of birth control unless there is a medical necessity and there is no other alternate procedure available.


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First Camp X-Ray Poster, Plus New Posters for Trash, Horns, White Bird in a Blizzard, and Jessabelle

Camp X-Ray - The first Camp X-Ray for the Guantanamo Bay-set drama makes no mistake about its selling point, as star Kristen Stewart graces almost the entire one-sheet.


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Inside The Secretive World Of Guantanamo Bay: Vice News Documentary

In the latest installment a new four-part series pulling back the curtain on Guantanamo Bay, a video crew from Vice News found that even the most seemingly mundane lines of inquiry are not welcome at the secretive facility.


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Daniel McGowan, Jailed For HuffPost Blog, Files Lawsuit Against Bureau Of Prisons

Daniel McGowan may have been the first person thrown in solitary confinement for writing a HuffPost blog.


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Hot Air

Report: Qatar scuttled Gaza cease-fire for not having seat at Cairo table

Interestingly, this report comes not from a Western or Israeli source but from "a senior Fatah official" who spoke with Al-Hayat, a pan-Arab newspaper based in London.


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The First Post

Cameron gives up holiday as UK executioner raises stakes

The revelation that a US journalist has apparently been executed in cold blood by a British member of the Islamic State raises the stakes for David Cameron's government - and has brought the PM scurrying back to London from his holiday in Cornwall.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, United Kingdom, US Military Prisons, Prison

The Age

Murdered by militants: Journalist James Foley.

Just hours after the US announced it would begin air strikes on militants in the north of Iraq, a propaganda video from the Islamic State emerged online with the warning: "We will drown you in blood."


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Journal Gazette

Obama blundering US, world closer to end times

It's not time yet for the Battle of Armageddon, but we can already see events being lined up for the world's largest religious war.


Related Topix: End Times, Metal, Isis, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Terrorism, US Military Prisons, Prison

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Hindustan Times

ISIS releases video showing alleged beheading of USnbspjournalist missing since 2012

The ISIS on Tuesday posted a video showing the beheading of an American journalist missing since 2012, and threatened to kill another one if the US didn't end military strikes in Iraq.


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Gitmo hunger strike cost feds$300K for liquid nutrition;half spent on vanilla Ensure

Accused terrorists being held in a Guantanamo Bay detention camp in Cuba have cost the federal government roughly $300,000 for liquid nutritional supplements due to hunger strikes.


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The Daily Caller

Dick Durbin: Guantanamo Transfer Prison 'Will Be An Important...

U.S. Senator Dick Durbin talks to reporters at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, January 7, 2014.


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Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Daily Caller

Ice Bucket Challenge Hipsters: These Guantanamo Detainees Did It First

The Ice Bucket Challenge has gone viral lately on Facebook and Instagram, raising awareness for Lou Gehrig's disease as people either dump a bucket of ice water on their head or donate $100 to the ALS Association.


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New Media Journal

The Star Chamber Comes to Texas

The old saying goes that a grand jury could indict a ham sandwich. In reality, it's worse.


Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Joaquin Castro, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Travis County, TX, Rick Perry, US Governors, US Military Prisons, Prison


Robin Williams, Mental Health, and Social Insanity

Jonathan Cook reports from the West Bank on How the Media and Human Rights Groups Cover for Israel's War Crimes; Jeffrey St. Clair on Why Israel is Losing; Nick Alexandrov on Honduras Five Years After the Coup; Joshua Frank on California's Water Crisis; Ismael Hossein-Zadeh on Finance Capital and Inequality; Kathy Deacon on The Center for the Whole ... (more)


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KRQE Albuquerque

NM immigrant facility compared to Guantanamo Bay

An attorney assisting the Central American undocumented immigrants being held in Artesia is comparing the facility to the Guantanamo Bay prison which houses terrorists.


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