I've got several bookshelves and most of my books are inside my cabin, which is meant for clothes, etc.
Here are pictures of my books.
The pictures there: on the left taken by me in the home city of Gandhi; Gandhi's picture used to advertise rubber boots. You know he walked long on swamps in Oriya, the other is from Papua New Guinea, sent by a friend there.…Continue
The Bush regime brought 779 Muslim men to the military base. Most were captured in Afghanistan or Pakistan, many sold for $5,000 bounty to the U.S. military. Guantánamo exists explicitly to avoid the protections of legal process in the U.S. Constitution. Those held are called “unprivileged enemy belligerents,” not prisoners of war, so they can be held without benefit of the Geneva Conventions, which give rights to those captured in war.
Less than 2 percent (15) of Guantánamo…Continue
Andy Worthington writes:
Every six months, I ask people to write to the prisoners in Guantánamo, to let them — and the US authorities — know that they have not been forgotten.
The letter-writing campaign was started five years ago by two Facebook friends, Shahrina J. Ahmed and Mahfuja Bint Ammu, and it has been repeated every six months. Their latest campaign coincided with the start of Ramadan, on June 12, and I’m…