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Talking Dog Blog    Talking Dog - Blog Interview with Joshua Dratel
Lead counsel to David Hicks in the commissions, and also part of the team handling David's civil habeas corpus petition in the (US) federal court.
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Guantánamo Thorny Issue for Democrats on Committee
A hearing before the House Armed Services Committee on Wednesday provided a stark display of how Democrats and Republicans are reacting in different ways to accusations about abuse at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba
Hicks at breaking point, says lawyer

The Guantanamo Debate Comes Home

The Heat Is On In Guantanamo

Due process overdue

Guantánamo's Long Shadow

Bush administration defends Guantánamo prison camp

Pressure to shut Guantanamo

Justice At Guantanamo?

Guantanamo Bay: A "Gulag Of Our Times" or a "Model Facility"?
A Debate on the U.S. Prison & Amnesty International

Spin can't hide truth about Gitmo

Specter to Push for Foreign Detainee Rules
(Spector is US Senator - Republican)

Just Shut It Down

Close Guantánamo Prison

( MS Word doc)
Guantanamo prisoners tell their Kafka-esque stories at secretive tribunals

“How can they call themselves champions of democracy?”
Sister of Guantanamo detainee Omar Deghayes speaks out

Torture’s Dirty Secret: It Works - by Naomi Klein

CBS interview with former Army Sgt. Erik Saar.
Saar was an Arabic translator at Guantanamo Bay with a very high security clearance.
Torture, Cover-Up At Gitmo?

Government asks US to move on Hicks

Center for Constitutional Rights
Guantánamo Global Justice Initiative: Legal Update

AP (Associated Press) Sues U.S. to Get Guantanamo Documents

18 More Detainees Leave Guantanamo

*****   2005 Logie Awards   *****
Most Outstanding Documentary Series - "The President vs David Hicks."

Australia Uneasy About U.S. Detainee Case

Changes 'may aid Hicks'

New details of Australian involvement in the torture of Mamdouh Habib

Habib sacks Sydney lawyer

US urged to speed up Hicks case

Transfer of Guantanamo Detainees on Hold

Abuse taped, as 'explosive' as Abu Ghraib

Prisoners Say Countries Break No-Torture Pledges

The Courts and the War on Terror

Habib invited to give written evidence

Released Guantánamo inmate speaks out

Detainees Accuse Female Interrogators

The Government's guilt is at issue, not HabIb's innocence.

Habib lawyer points finger at ASIO

Lawyer vows to fight on despite sacking  
(lawyer for David Hicks)

Australian government persecutes released Guantánamo prisoner

Guantanamo Abuses Caught on Tape, Report Details

Habib may sue Government over treatment

Guantanamo tribunals declared unconstitutional.

Ruddock plays down Guantanamo ruling.

Judge: Guantanamo Suspects Have Fair Hearing Rights

Habib family thanks supporters.

Habib supporters fight for Hicks

US military covers up suicide protest at Guantánamo Bay

----------  Mamdouh Habib Freed  - January 11  /  Arrives Home  - January 28 ----------------

Habib family reunited
The Age

Habib reunited with family
ABC News Online

Interrogators said they'd killed his family

Revealed: sex and torture inside the wire

No shackles for Habib, says Ruddock

Selective help for captives

Rocky road ahead for Habib
Media Interview - Kay Danes -  Former HOSTAGE of the Communist Regime of Lao PDR
Advocate Foreign Prisoners Support Services

White House blocked Senate ban on torture

Habib's return may cost us $250,000

“Support for our struggle is growing”

US defends “evidence” obtained through torture at hearing for
Guantanamo prisoners

A routine tale of our times: abuse, beatings, imprisonment and injustice
by Robert Fisk in the Independent (London)

No apology, no compensation for Habib: PM

Amnesty questions govt's Habib promises

Habib walks out of Guantanamo without charge

---------- Mamdouh Habib Freed -----------------------------------------

Aussie official 'watched Habib torture'

A Devil's Island For Our Times

Redefining Torture

US 'mulls lifetime detentions'

Long-Term Plan Sought For Terror Suspects

Fresh Details Emerge on Harsh Methods at Guantánamo

David Hicks details abuse in Guantánamo Bay

Pentagon Tells Detainees About Their Right to Go to Court

US investigates Hicks abuse

What Hicks claims happened at Camp Delta

FBI had warned Pentagon on tactics

International Red Cross charges systematic abuse Bush's "Torture Inc." at Guantanamo

US investigates Hicks abuse

What Hicks claims happened at Camp Delta

FBI had warned Pentagon on tactics

International Red Cross charges systematic abuse Bush's "Torture Inc." at Guantanamo

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