What a great idea for fighting for the rights of others. Don’t make it about them, make it about us. Normally I wouldn’t espouse this particular view, but it seems to work in this scenario. Non-Americans don’t have constitutional protections, so international scholars who are denied entry into the country have no legal standing. American scholars do have the ability to argue violation of the First Amendment. Good strategy.
Post-9/11 'Arab Slayer' Mark Stroman's Last Words Offer Message Of Peace. After a lifetime of bitter prejudice that drove him to kill innocent strangers, Mark Stroman died with a message of peace. Stroman, 41, was executed by the state of Texas on Wednesday night by lethal injection, punishment for a shooting rampage in the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks that left two South Asian convenience store workers dead and another seriously injured.
Covered in the Lower Hudson Journal News. Obama
The men in the video – Moazzam Begg, Omar Deghayes, Bisher al-Rawi, Ruhal Ahmed and Shafiq Rasul – were detained by the U.S. in Afghanistan and Guantánamo for years, without charge or trial, and without any meaningful opportunity to challenge their detention. In the weeks ahead, we will be releasing more videos that focus on these individuals’ lives before, after and during Guantánamo. WATCH THE VIDEO HERE: http://www.aclu.org/national-security/justice-denied-video-voices-guantanamo Technorati Tags: torture