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Wednesday, May 20, 2009

The One Case of Torture Obama Doesn't Want You to Learn About

Binyam Mohamed was arrested on suspicion of being affiliated with Al Qaeda. However, the evidence against Binyam was so weak that Obama ordered him released from Guantanamo and sent to England.

As the military lawyer assigned to defend him told CNN:

When she was first assigned to represent Mohamed, she did not question he was a hardened terrorist, because “my government was saying these were the worst of the worst.” However, she now says, “There’s no reliable evidence that Mr. Mohamed was going to do anything to the United States.”

The attorney also wrote in an opinion piece for the Guardian:

“It is worth bearing in mind that all charges against Binyam have been dropped and that Binyam’s chief prosecutor resigned, citing the unfairness of the system. I profoundly hope that he is not being kept in Guantánamo to avoid information surrounding his rendition and torture coming out.”


  1. i told you all obama is just a figure head, just as many other presidents. I AM BITTERBLOOD

  2. this is unacceptable for the United States to continue to hold these people, torture them, and do this bullshit that Obombya and Bush call 'military tribunals' because there's another term for that and it is 'kangaroo court' and that is not the law of the land.

    these guys who have been held for several years without even being charged for any crime, should be immediately set free. I don't care if the putrid pile of shit in the JUST US dept., as the director of the F.B.I., Robert Mueller, thinks this is a bad idea. To Mueller; "you better go read the goddamned U.S. Constitution, you stupid jackass and mass murdering facilitator of unprecedented criminality.."

    this nation is allegedly founded on the RULE OF LAW and there is no law any longer. This crap done to Binyam Mohamed and the rest is absolutely, beyond any reasonable doubt, not only ILLEGAL, it's UNETHICAL, it was CRIMINAL, and all of those who allowed it need to be indicted and brought before a court and then tried for crimes against the U.S. Constitution and Bill of Rights, and HIGH TREASON. Enough is goddamned ENOUGH!!!!

    I'm sorry about the profanity, but as a former military member, this pisses me right the fuck off!

  3. People laughed at me the day after the election when I said that Obama was the most dangerous man in the world.

    I cannot believe that people ever bought his empty rhetoric. I cannot believe how many people railed against Bush for his crimes, and yet turn a blind eye to Obama's stance on torture and habeas corpus.

  4. Obama Is Said to Consider Preventive Detention Plan

    Published: May 20, 2009

    WASHINGTON — President Obama told human rights advocates at the White House on Wednesday that he was mulling the need for a “preventive detention” system that would establish a legal basis for the United States to incarcerate terrorism suspects who are deemed a threat to national security but cannot be tried, two participants in the private session said.

    folks, it is over here. I wish all of you the best, but the United States is over with.

  5. The Obama administration is wrong to defend and coverup the crimes of the Bush Gang, unless, the two gangs are one and the same. Whenever you hear about torture, rape and murder of these detainees, remember, that they were simply refugees caught in a drag net by the Pakistani ISI, who were selling these "terrorists" for $40,000 each. Now would the ISI risk injury or revenge by supplying real terrorists or just grab the homeless. The reason they can't be tried is because they are innocent. The reason they can't be released is because they witnessed rape, murder and torture while in custody.

  6. obombaton is another bush. maybe worse, because bush never pretended to be a progressive democrat, hawking 'Change You Can Believe In' and then doing exactly the same as Bush did.

  7. Israel has destroyed America and the values it stood for. The Zionist have used every nation of the earth for consolidating their evil intentions. Germany realised this after World War I, and America will realise this once it falls which is inevitable. You can only go down when your at the top. The Zionist will just move onto the next gentile regime which occupies the topspot - maybe it will be Russian, maybe Islamic again as in the past!


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