Monday, May 14, 2007

More news....

  • Editorial from the Times Argus: "The United States is not 18th century France where people were left to rot in dungeons. Except that is how the government is behaving.The Democrats should not fear taking action to correct the unconstitutional abuses of the Bush administration. That is why the people elected them last November. It is no longer in the political interest of Democrats to behave in the timorous fashion of the past. Voters not longer have the patience for that. The Constitution needs its defenders....READ MORE
  • David Hicks' military lawyer, Major Mori, has been passed over for a promotion and demoted to "trainee judge" in what Australian newspapers are calling retaliation for his spirited defense of his client. (The Sydney Morning Herald)
  • Clive Stafford Smith has written a new book, reviewed here in the Daily Mail. The Mail critic writes that Stafford Smith had delivered an "indictment of the detention centre, which is all the more devastating for being expressed in such temperate terms."

- Adrian Bleifuss Prados