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Category Archives: Governmental Overreach

Guantanamo Diary On The Media, “Bob speaks with Larry Siems, the editor of Guantanamo Diary, a memoir by a Guantanamo Bay inmate imprisoned for more than 12 years without charge.” This compelling interview about Guantano Bay runs the gammunt from aclu to books to, of course, guantanamo bay to national news to politics to terrorism […]

NPR How The CIA Almost Lost A Key Informant “Beyond the Senate’s recent revealing report, further details about the CIA’s brutal interrogation of Khalid Sheikh Mohammed were uncovered recently by Dexter Filkins of The New Yorker.” This is an NPR interview of Filkins that is well worth the listen. It talks about how the immense […]

DOJ asks court to dismiss Twitter lawsuit “Twitter wants to publish the number of orders it receives for user data.” The Justice Department is asking a federal court to dismiss a lawsuit filed by Twitter that claims the social media company’s First Amendment rights were violated. twitter fights for your privacy Twitter filed the lawsuit […]

US police charged in homeless death “Two police officers in Albuquerque, New Mexico, will face charges for killing a homeless camper, their lawyers say.” * * * The fatal shooting in March last year sparked city protests, some violent, and came amid a federal investigation into the police department’s practices. A year-long US investigation found […]

Cuba: Performance Artist Is Freed [but must remain in the country pending adjudication of her charges.] “The Cuban performance artist Tania Bruguera was released from custody on Friday after her third arrest this week related to her efforts to push for freedom of expression. Her #YoTambienExijo (I also demand) support group said she returned to […]