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Support for indefinite detention still hinges on ‘reading terrorists their rights’

At a long overdue Senate committee hearing Wednesday, vocal upport for the controversial indefinite detention rules in last year’s defense authorization act finally reared its head, seeming to still hinge on just one thing: as one witness essentially said, reading terrorists their rights may just prove fatal. Appearing before the Senate…

Republicans invite torture architect to testify in favor of indefinite detention

A Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Wednesday will present lawmakers with their first opportunity to begin tearing down the indefinite detention provisions of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), but two of the nation’s leading civil rights groups are warning that Republicans have taken an unprecedented and even “chilling” step…