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Obama backs Bush: No rights for Bagram prisoners

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The Obama admin, siding with the Bush White House, contended Friday that detainees in Afghanistan have no constitutional rights. In a two-sentence court filing, the Justice Department said it agreed that detainees at Bagram Airfield cannot use U.S. courts to challenge their detention. The filing shocked human rights attorneys. 'The hope we all had in President Obama to lead us on a different path has not turned out

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Obama will do nothing to change the damage Bush ha... by Dennis Kaiser on Saturday, Feb 21, 2009 at 5:19:39 AM
i can already see that there will not be any re-el... by TRADESMAN on Saturday, Feb 21, 2009 at 5:20:52 AM
Now, can all sniveling two-party system pushers fi... by Mr M on Saturday, Feb 21, 2009 at 8:34:59 AM
prisoners don't have rights in our own country... by robert braunstein on Saturday, Feb 21, 2009 at 8:51:51 AM
its time for action not words anymore--somebody ha... by TRADESMAN on Saturday, Feb 21, 2009 at 3:50:36 PM
Now, can all sniveling two-party system pushers fi... by steve scheetz on Saturday, Feb 21, 2009 at 12:00:08 PM
"The same day, however, Justice Department at... by jersey girl on Saturday, Feb 21, 2009 at 2:35:32 PM
... head over to Huff Post, that's all you'... by Mr M on Saturday, Feb 21, 2009 at 4:49:19 PM
for the umpteenth time. When will it be acknowledg... by Michael Cavlan on Saturday, Feb 21, 2009 at 11:15:45 PM