Thursday, December 15, 2011

Uncle Academic: An Eye Opener For Me More Updates on Unlimited Detention Bill

@ Democracy Now! today

House-Senate Revise Indefinite Detention Bill in Bid to Avoid White House Veto, But Fears Remain

The House is expected to vote today on a massive $662 billion defense bill that could usher in a radical expansion of indefinite detention under the U.S. government. A provision in the National Defense Authorization Act would authorize the military to jail anyone it considers a terrorism suspect anywhere in the world without charge or trial. We speak to Chris Anders, the senior legislative counsel in the American Civil Liberties Union’s Washington Legislative Office. Watch/Listen/Read

@ the ACLU website

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