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Gitmo Atrocities Continue

by Stephen Lendman

Torture and abuse continue.

America's by far the world's leading human rights abuser. It commits horrific crimes globally. No other nation matches its record. It's longstanding. It's unconscionable. It's lawless.

It violates fundamental international, constitutional, and US statute laws. It does so with impunity. It's official US policy.

Straightaway as president, Obama pledged to close Guantanamo. He lied. He's a serial liar. It's still open. The worst of Bush administration practices continue.

Appalling human rights abuses persist. Torture remains policy. It's institutionalized throughout Washington's gulag. Obama bears full responsibility.

The Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) leads the legal struggle for justice at Guantanamo. It wants the facility shut. It defends lawlessly held detainees. It's done so for over a decade. It sent the first habeas attorney there. 

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