Detainees, Human Rights, Law Related
This is the Progressive'ss McCarthyism
watch, not as many links as there should be, but a good start
Human Rights Watch
U.S.: Growing Problem Of Guantanamo Detainees
The American Society of International Law
Another useful human rights legal site, with links to some papers
A specific article related to detainees
An interesting website for disseminating information on the US war against
terror as well as other human rights related crisis situations like Kashmir
or the impending ar against Iraq. Although you will surely not agree
with all of the “experts” they interview, an interesting discussion
on key issues provokes interesting ideas and responses.
again link related specifically to detainees
University of Minnesota Human Right Library
RIGHTS OF PRISONERS
Contrast.org an interesting Dutch political internet group/foundation
collecting and disseminating juridical/political/technical knowledge
among other things, not sure how active they are these days.
A page of Useful Links from the folks at Contrast.org
A really good site, I cannot say enough about it
Really good links to really great sites and articles, hard pressed to
find something as immediately rewarding as this site
Resource site about the legal action to end the unlawful detention of
those held at Camp, X-Ray, Guantanamo Bay
The Northhamption Bill of Rights Defense Committee
Links to links to links, a homework sort of website, very grassroots,
more oriented towards a local civic activism, useful with many overlaps
from above, another useful place to look for content particularly in relation
to civil liberties.
Palestinian Detainees, a book that was published a year ago, so many other
detainee situations to link to here, many more links to apply to situation
abroad, if people have suggestions, please write to us
Anser Institute for Homeland Security includes a journal on HLS and many
other commentaries and insights into HLS jargon.
Includes links to Whitehouse Docs outlining office of HLS.
Homeland Security Cultural Bureau (Need we say more?)
Government Computer News Website, dealing with H on the level of computers.
Electronic Privacy Information Center includes links to info about
HS as well as a very detailed fact-sheet about the office. Also has links
to a list of other websites dealing with HS.
Just in case you wanted to buy a directory for Homeland Security.
American ingenuity in action.
an activist site with some funny posters
The official page for the not yet created office of HS
A page listing the most up to date press releases by the Whitehouse
re: Homeland Security
Whitehouse outline for homeland security, includes links to a PDF. This
is a book project by the Whitehouse about HS.
This is a link to the Bill sent to Congress for an Office of HS
Includes the following:
SEC. 2. DEFINITIONS. Unless the context clearly indicates otherwise, the
following shall apply for purposes of this Act: (1) 'American homeland'
or 'homeland' means the United States, in a geographic sense; (2) 'Assets'
includes contracts, facilities, property, records, unobligated or unexpended
balances of appropriations, and other funds or resources (other than personnel);
(3) 'Department' means the Department of Homeland Security; (4) 'Emergency
response providers' includes Federal, State, and local government emergency
public safety, law enforcement, emergency response, emergency medical,
and related personnel, agencies, and authorities; (5) 'Executive agency'
means an executive agency and a military department, as defined, respectively,
in sections 105 and 102 of title 5, United States Code; (6) 'Functions'
includes authorities, powers, rights, privileges, immunities, programs,
projects, activities, duties, responsibilities, and obligations; (7) 'Local
government' has the meaning given in section 102(6) of the Robert T. Stafford
Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act, Pub. L. No. 93-288; (8)
'Major disaster' has the meaning given in section 102(2) of the Robert
T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act, Pub. L. No.
93-288; (9) 'Personnel' means officers and employees; (10) 'Secretary'
means the Secretary of Homeland Security; and (11) 'United States', when
used in a geographic sense, means any State (within the meaning of section
102(4) of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance
Act, Pub. L. No. 93-288), any possession of the United States, and any
waters within the jurisdiction of the United States.
President Talks Homeland/Economic Security at Mt. Rushmore Remarks by
the President on Homeland Security and the Budget Mount Rushmore, South
More interesting links related to the project and activism on the net:
An alphabetical list of links of net
This is a list of websites that related to culture jamming, possible groups
that may assist us, links to net projects of a critical nature.
This is a list of censorship sites related to the internet lots of good
Interview with important American autonomist Marxist Harry Cleaver, dealing
mostly with the refusal to work as an anti-capitalist resistance strategy
AUT-OP-SY -- The purpose of aut-op-sy is to provide a forum in which to
explore the changing nature of class composition and class struggle within
the planetary work machine
Office for Domestic Preparedness
Irational.org -- A network of international links and affinity groups
to sympathize and work with
Cultural Terrorist Agency
The National League of Cities
critical infrastructure Assurance Office
A media-art critical web group, interesting links and topics
rTMark / YesMen
Luther Blisset and Related Links:
"The best weapon against the myth is to mythicize itself, is to produce
an artificial myth: and this reconstituted myth will be a real mythology".
- roland barthes
1. Create a fictional identity.
2. Begin the branding process by turning this fictional identity into
your domain name.
mark amerika: hot to become internet artist
Interface with Institutions:
The Cultural Loop
a. Work outside the institution
b. Claim that the institution is evil
c. Challenge the institution
d. Subvert the institution
e. Make yourself into an institution
f. Attract the attention of the institution
g. Rethink the institution
h. Work inside the institution
Interface with Corporations: Upgrade Natalie Bookchin, Alexei Shulgin:
introduction to net.art
Luther Blisset Manifesto
Luther Blisset - Guy Debord is really dead
Luther Blisset - anarchist hero the summary BBC story
Luther Blisset - Nettime Story
I know that we have been forwarding articles, but I wanted to put this
up as a way of tracking some of the more interesting threads, articles,
From the Voice --
Village Voice Series after 9-11
on Civil Liberties
on War (not as good)
After the Fall (Voice coverage of 9-11)
The Gatekeeper: Watch on the INS: Protecting the Homeland
by Alisa Solomon
Ten Ways to Keep America Safer Without Trampling on Immigrants
The Gatekeeper: Watch on the INS by Alisa Solomon
Detainees Equal Dollars The Rise in Immigrant Incarcerations drives a
prison boom August 14 - 20, 2002
The Name Game by Chisun Lee August
14 - 20, 2002
From The Nation --
December 17, 2001 National Security State by David Cole
Homeland Security X 50 by Eve Pell
The Homeland Security Initiative by Bill Berkowitz
From Wired --
Feds Open 'Total' Tech Spy System By Eliot Borin
Do Dots Connect to Police State? By
Spying: The American Way of Life?
By Declan McCullagh
Scanning Tech a Blurry Picture By
Declan McCullagh and Robert Zarate
Ashcroft Decries Wiretap Decision
Other News Sources --
Terror Makes All the World a Beat
for New York Police
By WILLIAM K. RASHBAUM
Dissenters on campus singled out by conservative council Professors put
on 'list' -- fear 'whiff of McCarthyism'
Related Statement from Trustess and Alumni
A clear and interesting legal paper on War and a state of exception, in
other words an interesting legal response to Sept 11 and after.
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