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Obama sued over indefinite detention and torture of Americans act

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

 Obama sued over indefinite detention and torture of Americans act

In the past, journalist Chris Hedges has worked for NPR, The New York Times and the Christian Science Monitor. In his latest endeavor, however, he is teaming up with an unlikely pair: a couple of attorneys that will help him take on the president.

US President Barack Obama is the target of a suit filed by Pulitzer Prize-winner Hedges, and the reasoning seems more than obvious to him. The decision to take the commander-in-chief to court comes as a response to President Obama’s December 31 signing of the National Defense Authorization Act, or NDAA, a legislation that allows the US military to detain American citizens indefinitely at off-site torture prisons like Guantanamo Bay..... MORE

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URL: http://rt.com/usa/news/obama-hedges-ndaa-sued-933/

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