Category Archives: Prison

Book release: With Liberty and Justice for Some

Book release: With Liberty and Justice for Some BY GLENN GREENWALD (updated below – Update II – Update III) I’m genuinely excited today to announce the release of my new book, With Liberty and Justice for Some: How the Law is Used … Continue reading

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New Exposé Tracks ALEC-Private Prison Industry Effort to Replace Unionized Workers with Prison Labor

New Exposé Tracks ALEC-Private Prison Industry Effort to Replace Unionized Workers with Prison Labor from Democracy Now! | Healthcare Reform by mail@democracynow.org (Democracy Now!) Many of the toughest sentencing laws responsible for the explosion of the U.S. prison population were drafted by the … Continue reading

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What Drives the War on Drugs?

What Drives the War on Drugs? from Dollars & Sense Blog by mcleveland First it was the Dominican limo driver, who disappeared while driving a client upstate. When my husband extracted him from Utica jail a month later, it turned out he’d been … Continue reading

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No Justice in Kafka’s America

No Justice in Kafka’s America http://www.truthdig.com/report/item/no_justice_in_kafkas_america_20110613/ Posted on Jun 12, 2011 By Chris Hedges In Franz Kafka’s short story “Before the Law”a tireless supplicant spends his life praying for admittance into the courts of justice. He sits outside the law court for days, … Continue reading

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Jordanian Intelligence Services Implicated in Abusisi Kidnapping

Jordanian Intelligence Services Implicated in Abusisi Kidnapping from Tikun Olam-תקון עולם: Make the World a Better Place by Richard Silverstein Yousef Abusisi, Dirar’s brother, tells me that after the latter left Gaza he traveled to Egypt, and then boarded a Jordanian flight … Continue reading

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Israel’s Attorney General Signals Dissatisfaction With Shabak’s Abusisi Interrogation

Israel’s Attorney General Signals Dissatisfaction With Shabak’s Abusisi Interrogation from Tikun Olam-תקון עולם: Make the World a Better Place by Richard Silverstein Yossi Melman writes in today’s Haaretz that Attorney General Yehudah Weinstein appears dissatisfied with the results of the Shabak interrogation … Continue reading

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Israel Refuses to Charge AbuSisi, Extends Detention, Family to File European Court of Human Rights Complaint

Israel Refuses to Charge AbuSisi, Extends Detention, Family to File European Court of Human Rights Complaint from Tikun Olam-תקון עולם: Make the World a Better Place by Richard Silverstein Abusisi’s attorneys, Smadar Ben Natan on left (George Ginsburg) Today, the Israeli authorities … Continue reading

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Abusisi’s Arrest in Own Words

Abusisi’s Arrest in Own Words from Tikun Olam-תקון עולם: Make the World a Better Place by Richard Silverstein A lawyer for the Palestine Center for Human Rights visited Dirar Abu Sisi in his cell in Shikma Prison outside Ashkelon and received the most … Continue reading

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Ukraine-Israel Quid Pro Quo: Abusisi Extraordinary Rendition in Return for Free Trade Agreement

Ukraine-Israel Quid Pro Quo: Abusisi Extraordinary Rendition in Return for Free Trade Agreement from Tikun Olam-תקון עולם: Make the World a Better Place by Richard Silverstein Avigdor Lieberman and Azarov meet to finalize quid pro quo free trade agreement after Abusisi’s kidnapping … Continue reading

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NY Review of Books: Prison rape is constant and mainly done by the guards

NY Review of Books: Prison rape is constant and mainly done by the guards from AMERICAblog: A great nation deserves the truth by Gaius Publius The March 24 issue of The New York Review of Books has a stunning article on the frequency of prison … Continue reading

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