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Orwell Comes to the Guantanamo Tribunal

May 3rd, 2012
Categories: News, Police State

Link: http://www.aclu.org/blog/national-security/orwell-comes-guantanamo-tribunal

The hundreds of lawyers, reporters and observers headed to Guantanamo Bay for Saturday’s arraignment of five defendants at the 9/11 military commission better check their calendars: Suddenly, it feels a lot like 1984. The government wants to censor any statements the defendants have made about how they’ve been treated while in U.S. custody. If they were tortured or abused by CIA or Department of Defense personnel, that’s information the government wants to keep classified.

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