A former Guantanamo guard speaks out to the press about the torture he saw during interrogations. The Army forces him to sign a statement about leaking classified information (though they won’t say what that is), and bars his re-enlistment.
|By: Jeff Kaye Thursday September 8, 2011 1:46 am|
|By: Kevin Gosztola Monday July 25, 2011 7:05 pm|
Here’s today’s blog for the latest news and updates on civil liberties and digital freedom issues. If you have any news tips and would like to contact me, email email@example.com. Friend of The Dissenter, Truthout’s Jason Leopold, writes on the Australia government going after David Hicks’ royalty payments from his memoir. The former Guantanamo detainee, according [...]
|By: Jeff Kaye Wednesday July 20, 2011 8:10 pm|
Australian news sources have announced that the Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions (CDPP) have initiated legal actions to seize the royalties former Guantanamo detainee David Hicks has earned from the publication of his autobiography, Guantanamo: My Journey. The book was published last year by Random House Australia, and has reportedly sold upwards of 30,000 copies. No U.S. publisher has bought rights to the book, and it remains unavailable through U.S. booksellers.