News for 2013-02-17

Sunday, February 17, 2013
[field_image_caption-raw] Guantánamo Trials Plunged into Deeper Discord as Confidence in Court Wanes
The battered credibility of the Guantánamo trials has been further dented by revelations of hidden microphones, intelligence service interference with court proceedings and protests from lawyers who say the US military is preventing a proper defence of the alleged organisers of the 9/11 attacks.
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[field_image_caption-raw] Spanish Doctors, Nurses March Against 'Pillage' of Privatization, Austerity
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[field_image_caption-raw] After 15 Years in Solitary Confinement, Prisoner Challenges 'Severe Psychological Trauma'
After more than fifteen years held in solitary confinement in one of the nation's most high security prisons, Ramzi Yousef, convicted for his role in the 1993 bombing of the World Trade Center, says that even as a convicted terrorist his treatment is inhumane and unconstitutional. In documents...
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[title] This is What Global Warming Looks Like
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[field_image_caption-raw] Thousands Converge: Demand Action from Obama to Avoid 'Climate Disaster'
Update: Following a rally on the National Mall, the gathered crowd— estimated between 35,000 to more than 50,000 people—began a march towards the White House just before 2:00 PM ET.
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