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Afghan Nobody Faces Trial by Military Commission by Andy Worthington

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by Andy Worthington
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www.andyworthington.co.uk
7 January 2010

Yesterday evening, the Associated Press reported that, in court filings, Justice Department lawyers stated that Attorney General Eric Holder has decided that a sixth Guantánamo prisoner — an Afghan named Obaidullah — will be put forward for trial by Military Commission. On November 13, when Holder announced that five prisoners — including Khalid Sheikh Mohammed — would face federal court trials for their alleged involvement in the 9/11 attacks, he also announced that five other men, previously charged in the Bush administration’s Military Commissions, would be tried in revamped version of the Commissions that the administration and Congress concocted over the summer.

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These candidates are largely to blame for destroying our people by Suren Surendiran

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crossposted on The Independent
7 January 2010

As far as we Tamils are concerned, this is not the right time for any sort of election, regardless of who the candidates are.

Those in the traditional homeland are still recovering from the woes of the war; there has been no time for proper healing, rehabilitation or reconstruction. Most do not know where their loved ones are and whether they are still living or dead. They live in fear under a heavy military presence, with restricted freedom of movement.

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Keiser Report №7: Johannes Skulason and the Icelandic meltdown

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RussiaToday
January 07, 2010

Every week Max Keiser looks at all the scandal behind the financial news headlines.

This week Max Keiser and co-host Stacy Herbert name the top five themes to look for in 2010: the second leg of the financial crisis; crime will continue to pay; sovereign debt crises, real wars and fake wars. Keiser also speaks to Icelandic activist Johannes G. Skulason about his campaign to thwart the efforts by the UK and Netherlands to force citizens of Iceland to pay for the crimes of their banks.

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War cannot end terrorism

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Afghan youth believe that war cannot end terrorism

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7 January 2010

Love is how the kites in Gaza, Afghanistan and the world will fly

Afghan Youth Peace Volunteers flew kites
for the people of Gaza
photo by Hakim

How can war end the greed for power, the greed for money, poverty, the lack of work, the telling of lies, fear, injustice, ignorance, misunderstandings, self-interest, pride, violence, anger and hate?

The intellectuals of the world have analyzed & justified the war against terrorism.

We, the youth of Afg, are sorry that their analysis is not correct.

In fact, the people of the world know that war cannot end the roots of terrorism.

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