Indefinite Detention


"Under a government which imprisons any unjustly, the true place for a just man is also a prison."

              - Henry David Thoreau  


    NDAA Threatens Free Speech

    RT America   (7:17)

    This statute can legally detain anyone suspected of having terrorist ties indefinitely and without charge or trial, including journalists covering terrorism.


    NDAA: Death to Due Process

    Activist Daniel Ellsberg    (7:56)

    This famous whistleblower describes the National Defense Authorization Act's military detention provision as a "systematic assault on the Constitution."


    Obama Signs NDAA Bill

    Attorney Michael Ratner - CCR   (14:32)

    The U.S. has now legalized indefinite detention by our military of anyone in the world - including American citizens - without proper safeguards and oversight.


    Gitmo: Starving for Justice

    Artist: Ludovico Einaudi   (7:23)

    The Guantanamo Bay detainees are tortured, particularly those who attempt to assert their right to protest the injustice of their detention by participating in a hunger strike.


    Annual Gitmo Fast for Justice

    Lawyer Ramzi Kassem   (4:23)

    Human rights groups around the world continue to take part in actions and protests around the world, including the Center for Constitutional Rights, which represents Gitmo detainees.


    Doctors of the Dark Side

    Torture of Hunger Strikers   (2:23)

    The scandal is how American physicians and psychologists facilitate the torture of detainees in U.S.-controlled military prisons to break the wills of hunger-striking prisoners.