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Private Prisons Back Trump and Could See Big Payoffs With New Policies
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Prison-Industrial Complex, incarceration, immigrants, privatization, inmates, prisoners, injustice, tyranny, oppression, police state )

- 782 days ago -
Private prison companies, which stand to make big gains under President Trump's tough new immigration orders, have contributed big sums to pro-Trump groups, including the organization that raised a record $100 million for his inauguration last month.
Inside Guantanamo Bay: We Go Behind Bars in the World's Most Controversial Prison (TEXT and PHOTOS)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Guantanamo Bay, prisoners, photos, ethics, government, military, politics )

- 1761 days ago -
Deep inside the world's most controversial prison a solitary inmate paces up and down like a caged animal. Reporter Sean Rayment & photographer Matt Sprake visited the US military detention centre in Cuba where terror suspects are held for years without..
Obama to Commute Sentences for 8 in Crack Cocaine Cases
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, constitution, corruption, crime, dishonesty, ethics, goodnews, government, media, prisoners, obama )

- 1947 days ago -
President Obama, expanding his push to curtail severe penalties for drug offenses, on Thursday commuted the sentences of eight federal inmates who were convicted of crack cocaine offenses. Each inmate has been imprisoned for at least 15 years[...]
Children as Unlamented Victims of Bush's War Crimes
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, americans, government, war, bush, cheney, Abu Ghraib, torture, children, killed, wounded, prisoners, cover-up, crime, lies, Iraq, Afghanistan, violence, rights, military, freedoms, humanrights, abuse )

- 3637 days ago -
The best kept secret of Bush's war crimes is that thousands of children were imprisoned, tortured, and denied rights under the Geneva Conventions. Yet both Congress and the media fail to identify the very existence of child prisoners as a war crime.
Some Truths About Guantanamo Bay
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, Americans, soldiers, terrorism, war, Guantanamo, Rumsfeld, Cheney, Bush, abuse, dishonesty, cover-up, corruption, prisoners, incompetence, military, battlefield, vetting, Afghanistan )

- 3681 days ago -
There are dimensions to the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba that the media have largely missed and of which the American people are almost completely unaware. For that matter, few within the government who were not directly involved are aware either.
The US Psychological Torture System Finally on Trial: America Has Deliberately Driven 100s, Perhaps 1,000s, of Prisoners INSANE
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: torture, trial, insane, prisoners, not, fit to stand trial, interogation methods, Bush administration )

- 4409 days ago -
Cruel methods US has used since September 11 to "break" prisoners finally put on trial. Bush administration's plan was to try José Padilla for being linked to al-Qaida. A man driven insane by gov't is NOT fit to stand trial, plead his lawyers

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