Archive for the tag "Guantanamo"
Great article in Crikey today by Greg Barns, barrister and director of the Australian Lawyers Alliance, on the strong skeleton argument by Assange’s legal team
Posted: 13 January, 2011 in Australian Politics, Australian Values, legal, politics and government, Sex, US Politics, values.
Tags: abuse of process, Assange, assange skeleton, Egypt, European Arrest Warrant, European Union, extradition, Geoffrey Robertson, greg barns, Guantanamo, human rights, human values, law, legal, legal values, Ny, rendition, skeleton case, Sweden, torture, US, values
Former President George W. Bush said Wednesday he has no regrets about authorizing the controversial waterboarding technique to interrogate terrorist suspects
Posted: 5 June, 2010 in Iraq, legal, politics and government, Racism, US Politics, values.
Tags: american politics, Bush, George Bush, Guantanamo, Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, politics, torture, US Politics, waterboard, waterboarding
John Howard is against a Bill of Rights and that’s enough for us. The little shit has always been so wrong that anything he is against is certain to be right
Posted: 27 August, 2009 in Aussie Citizenship, Australian Politics, Australian Values, Guantanamo/Hicks, History, politics and government, US Politics.
Tags: accountability, american politics, Amnesty, Amnesty International, Animal Farm, Australian Constitution, Australian Values, Bill of Rights, Cabinet, Droits de l'Homme, Edward II, Enlightenment, ethics, France, French politics, French Revolution, George Orwell, government, Great Charter, Guantanamo, habeas corpus, Howard, human rights, Jenny Leong, John Howard, judges, King Edward, law, legal, legal black hole, legal system, legal values, liberty, magistrate, Magna Carta, martial law, military commissions, moral values, morals, oligarchy, oppression, parliament, Petition of Right, Philip Ruddock, political values, politics, principles, Privy Council, property, Rights of Man, Ruddock, ruling elite, secret, security, statute, terrorism law, Thomas Coke, Thomas Paine, unitary Executive, values, War of Independence