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Report: One-third of Palestinian minors in Israeli jails are Jerusalemites

Date: September 7, 2015 | Categories: Global Injustice, News, News, Resources,

Source: Middle East Monitor About one third of the 200 Palestinian minors detained in Israeli jails come from the occupied city of Jerusalem, some 13 years old or younger, a Palestinian rights centre revealed yesterday. In a report, the Palestine Prisoners Centre for Studies said the occupation has increasingly targeted Jerusalem’s children in the past year, with more than 600 …

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FOIA Request Shows Thousands Have Been Held Inside Secret US Prison, Homan Square

Date: August 13, 2015 | Categories: Global Injustice, News, News,

Source: The Free Thought Project After filing a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the Chicago Police Department (CPD), The Guardian has discovered over 3,600 people have been detained at a secure facility known as Homan Square. Notorious for allegedly denying access to defense attorneys and committing human rights abuses, the officers at this CIA-style black site have been …

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Ex-CIA Boss Admits to BBC Panorama That It Tortured

Date: August 4, 2015 | Categories: Global Injustice, News, News,

Source: BBC NEWS The CIA tortured terror suspects in its programme of “enhanced interrogation”, the agency’s former executive director, Buzzy Krongard, has admitted to the BBC’s Panorama programme. The agency’s position has always been that the “enhanced interrogation” techniques it used under George W Bush, did not amount to torture, because they were legally approved by the White House at …