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:: Tuesday, June 07, 2005 ::

NPR's Daniel Schorr says that Amnesty International made a “technical error” in comparing Guantanamo to a Gulag. And then proceeds to compare it to the internment of Japanese-Americans in World War II. Sigh.

Let's recap, shall we?

The internment of Japanese-Americans involved 120,000 American citizens who were going about their daily business when they were interned. Guantanamo holds 500 non-citizens who were taken prisoner on a battlefield.

Audio here (no transcript, unfortunately).

Needless to say, he accepts the AI report at face value, including the assertion that the US is the among the worst human rights offenders.
:: Erik | 6/07/2005 09:30:00 AM | | ::

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