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  1. Kucinich Bill Bans Extrajudicial Killing of U.S. Citizens

    By Laurence Lewis for DailyKos06/03/2010 - 13:43

    In a hearing of the House Select Committee on Intelligence earlier this year, Director of National Intelligence Admiral Dennis C. Blair testified that the President authorizes such operations if it is deemed that they are…

  2. Lieberman Preys On Voter Fears

    By Liliana Segura for Alternet.org06/03/2010 - 13:41

    Days after Faisal Shahzad, a Pakistani-born U.S. citizen and resident of Connecticut, tried to blow up a car bomb in Times Square, Sen. Joe Lieberman seized on renewed fears of a terrorist attack to announce…

  3. Les Etats-Unis ont confisqué les biens d’opposants à leur politique en Irak et au Liban

    Matthew Rothschild for Egalité et Réconciliation06/03/2010 - 13:19

  4. Rhonda Copelon, Lawyer in Groundbreaking Rights Cases Dies, 65

    by Dennis Hevesi for The New York Times06/03/2010 - 13:10

    Obituary for Rhonda Copelon

  5. Obama Speech Convinces Reid

    AP06/03/2010 - 13:01

    In his speech today, President Obama defended his commitment to closing Guantanamo, a plan Democrats roundly rejected in the Senate earlier this week—but it's unclear how many people he convinced.

  6. House Panel Deals Gitmo Closure a Major Setback

    By Spencer Ackerman for The Washington Independent06/03/2010 - 12:59

    Move Prohibits Use of Defense Department Money to Buy a New Detention Facility

  7. Judge Denies Habeas Petition Of An Ill And Abused Libyan Detained At Guantanamo

    By Andy Worthington for The Public Record06/03/2010 - 12:57

    On April 20, unnoticed by any media outlet whatsoever, a Libyan prisoner at Guantánamo, Omar Mohammed Khalifh (also identified as Omar Abu Bakr) lost his habeas corpus petition.

  8. Taking On Guantánamo

    By Douglas S. Malan for  Connecticut Law Tribune06/03/2010 - 12:54

    Elizabeth Gilson endured ‘bumpy ride’ in battle for brothers’ release

  9. Hashmi: Finally, a Trial!

    by: William Fisher, t r u t h o u t06/03/2010 - 12:51

    Syed Fahad Hashmi: after close to three years in solitary confinement in a federal detention center in New York City, the 29-year-old Queens-born American citizen will finally get his day in court.

  10. Aid Poor and War Weary in Pakistan

    By Kathy Kelly and Joshua Brollierfor Counterpunch.org06/03/2010 - 12:43

    "The United States bears a huge responsibility to make reparations to people of Afghanistan and Pakistan after pursuing nearly 10 years of destructive warfare that has destabilized both countries. There is a looming fear that,…