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It’s been 11 years since the first detainees were brought to Guantanamo Bay. But the future of the prison, and the fate of the men inside it, is far from certain. With 59 detainees at Gitmo currently on hunger strike, by the military’s count, here’s a primer on what’s going at the island prison. Read more...
National Lawyers Guild Condemns Preemptive Police Raids & Unlawful Searches on the Streets. Via: “The Chicago Police Department has basically disappeared as many as eight activists,” said Kris Hermes, a spokesman for the National Read more...
The glowing praise of the racist "Stop and Frisk" policy by the NYPD and city officials and the fuzzy math statistics that claim vastly reduced crime weren't enough to stop a federal judge today from granting class-action status in a lawsuit against the NYPD that claims the practice violates the constitutional rights of blacks and Hispanics. Read more...