Amnesty International Slams U.S On Gitmo

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    Big surprise right????



    Wednesday, May 25, 2005


    http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,157596,00.html



    Never mind human rights violations in the Sudan, North Korea, Middle East.......somehow that gets ignored!!
     
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    I didn't see any uproar from them when our citizens were getting their heads sawed off either!
     
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    They are the same idiots who sent fools of a feather to strap themselves to targets in Iraq..causing untold collateral damage...made it difficult for our pilots to engadge targets of value...They are a group of idiots...no more no less! :moon4: asses to be exact!
     
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    Actually, the report does address Dafur, the terrorists, etc. Our media chose to make a big issue of the US and ignore the 100 + other countries as well as the UN as mentioned in the same report. makes you wonder what the heck is wrong with the people who publish the news in this country.
     
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    What the report says in regards to other countries is that since we are the most powerful most wealthy country we are supposed to set the standard for human rights, which maybe I can agree with, but.... that other countries are not responsible for following our lead, is ridiculous and secondly where is the evidence of prisoners at Gitmo being treated badly??
     
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    Oh yes it did say that as well...not questioning that. There was definitely an attempt to make it appear as if the US was responsible for ALL the inhumanity in the world.
     
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    Hmm...I must have missed their report on the UN workers who used candy to lure 8 year olds into alleys to rape them.
     
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    The evidence exists in the form of recently released FBI documents which are critical of the techniques used by military interogators at Gitmo...The ICRC has reported on abuses at Gitmo...HUman Rights Watch documented abuses in their report issued in October of 2004.

    It is becoming increasingly clear that the Bush administration sought to redefine torture so as to skirt US and international law regarding the treatment of prisoners in tis custody. The Administration's policy of extraordinary rendition is but one example of this.

    The Administration, if it has nothing to hide, should have no concerns about any findings of an independent investigation. Instead, they stonewall...they hide behind the veil of "national security"...they stand opposed to any independent investigation. They feed skepticism and doubts about the US commitment to the humane treatment of prisoners and the promotion of human rights. With US credibility already in the toilet, it would be a large step in restoring that credibility to support the formation of an open and independent investigation of the allegations that are surfacing, and have surfaced, regarding US detention facilities in Gitmo and elsewhere.
     
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    Shhhhh........."they" don't talk about that.
     
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    Someone needs to advise all of the immigrants (legal and illegal) that they are coming to such a dangerous country.
     

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