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Judge Lenard’s Cruel and Bizarre Decision against Rene

Rene Gonzalez

On Friday, September 16, a federal district court judge made a bizarre ruling concerning one of the Cuban Five defendants who completes his jail sentence on October 7. Judge Joan Lenard ruled that René Gonzalez, who has already served thirteen years in a federal penitentiary for being an unregistered agent of the Cuban government, will be forced for the next three years to live in Miami on what is called “supervised release.”

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The Cuban Five Must be Unconditionally Freed

Ricardo Alarcón

“The official U.S. attitude is essentially one of coverup. If the citizens of that country know little or nothing about the subject, they will not ask essential questions. When they understand the truth, they will be able to persuade President Obama to do what he must: free the Cuban Five, each and every one, unconditionally.” Speech given by Ricardo Alarcón at the central event held at the Astral theatre in Havana during a day of solidarity for the Cuban Five, September 12, 2011.

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Fidel Castro: “None of the present world problems can be solved with the use of force”

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Speech given by Dr. Fidel Castro Ruz, President of the Republic of Cuba, the day of the tragic events that occurred in the United States. September 11, 2001.

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Torture in Afghan Prisons Exposed

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“Hypocritical and manipulative” were the words used by insurgent leaders to describe NATO reports on torture in prisons in the Afghan provinces of Herat, Khost, Lagman, Kapisa and Takhar. According to statements attributed to Taliban leader Mullah Mohammad Omar, the main source of brutality, torture and tyranny is the foreign occupation forces.

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Obama Never Answered Interview of Cuban Blogger

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A cable revealed by the Wikileaks website shows that US President Barack Obama never really answered a questionnaire by Cuban blogger Yoani Sanchez in 2009, Cuba’s TV News Program broadcast on Monday. The questionnaire was answered by officials at the U.S. Interests Sections in Havana, and then sent to the White House on August 28, 2009 and it took about 4 months to return, according to the source.

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Pro-Gaddafi Resistance Keeps Libyan Conflict at a Standstill

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The fearless stance adopted by tribes in Bani Walid forced rebel leaders on Tuesday to step up negotiations for a peaceful surrender, amid contradictory reports on troop movements in southern Libya. The main stronghold of forces loyal to leader Muammar Gaddafi continued to be besieged by the NATO-backed rebels of the National Transitional Council (CNT), but was reluctant to surrender, as was the case in Sirte.

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5 Unexpected Places You Can Be Tracked With Facial Recognition Technology

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Post-9/11, many airports and a few cities rushed to install cameras hooked to facial recognition technology, a futuristic apparatus that promised to pick out terrorists and criminals from milling crowds by matching their faces to biometric data in large databases. Many programs were abandoned a few years later, when it became clear they accomplished little beyond creeping people out.

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Libya’s Situation Remains Uncertain, The West Loots

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poradic combats and contradictory reports over the situation of leader Muammar Gaddafi keep the country’s fate uncertain, while Libyans wait expectantly for a conference that is taking place in Paris, attended by the alleged friends of this country. Spokespersons of the rebels noted that clashes are taking place in Tripoli and other areas away from the city between the opposition and forces loyal to Gaddafi, who is said to be in the city of Bani Walid.

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Libyan Rebels Give Ultimatum to Sirte, as NATO Keeps Bombing

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Libyan rebels has set a deadline up to Saturday for Sirte to surrender. Muammar Gaddafi’s hometown has been suffering intense NATO air raids in the past hours to weaken its resistance. Spokespersons of the insurgents say that negotiations continue, but have not been able to break the will of the tribal leaders of Sirte, so they are likely to unleash a terrible 10-day battle.

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British and French Soldiers Attack Gaddafi’s Birthplace

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Elite soldiers of the British and French special forces took part on Friday, together with Libyan rebels, on the assault on Sirte, the birthplace of Muammar Gaddafi, a town located 360 Kilometers east of Tripoli, The Guardian daily reports Friday. The British and French military are playing a leadership roll not only guiding the opposing forces to Gaddafi, but also planning the offensive, adds the London-based newspaper that quoted insurgent officer Mohammed Subka.