Guantanamo Officials Dole Out Solitary Confinement, Beatings to Break Hunger Strike

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Andrea Germanos Common Dreams A first-hand account from a prisoner at Guantánamo reveals the abusive tactics prison authorities are using to break the prisoners’ hunger strike. A colonel in charge said that “Any person who continues on the hunger strike… Continue Reading

Iraq falling back into ‘authoritarianism’: Human Rights Watch

 “Despite US government assurances that it helped create a stable democracy, the reality is that it left behind a budding police state.” Iraq is falling back into authoritarianism and headed towards becoming a police state, despite US claims that it… Continue Reading