Articles by Paul Harris

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Guantánamo Doctors Must Refuse to Force-Feed Hunger Strikers – Physicians
Paul Harris in New York – The Guardian, 17 Jun 2013

“Military physicians should refuse to participate in any act that unambiguously violates medical ethics,” wrote Dr George Annas, Dr Sondra Crosby and Dr Leonard Glantz, in a three-page article outlining an ethical case against force-feeding of the detainees. All three are senior medical professors at Boston University.

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Guantánamo Bay Hunger Strike Worsens
Paul Harris – The Guardian, 3 Jun 2013

A long-running hunger strike at Guantánamo has worsened since Barack Obama promised to close it on Thursday [23 May 2013]. On the eve of Obama’s address, there were 103 prisoners on hunger strike, with 31 being force-fed and one in hospital. Since then, not a single one stopped their strike, and now 36 are being force-fed with five being hospitalised.

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Afghan War Whistleblower Daniel Davis: ‘I Had To Speak Out – Lives Are At Stake’
Paul Harris – The Guardian, 16 Apr 2012

The career soldier is now a black sheep at the giant defence department building where he still works. The reason was his extraordinarily brave decision to accuse America’s military top brass of lying about the war in Afghanistan. When he went public in the New York Times, he was acclaimed as a hero for speaking out about a war that many Americans feel has gone horribly awry.

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US Anti-Terrorism Law Curbs Free Speech and Activist Work, Court Told
Paul Harris – The Guardian, 2 Apr 2012

A group political activists and journalists has launched a legal challenge to stop an American law they say allows the US military to arrest civilians anywhere in the world and detain them without trial as accused supporters of terrorism. The seven figures, who include ex-New York Times reporter Chris Hedges, professor Noam Chomsky and Icelandic politician and WikiLeaks campaigner Birgitta Jonsdottir, testified to a Manhattan judge that the law – dubbed the NDAA or Homeland Battlefield Bill – would cripple free speech around the world.

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WikiLeaks Backlash: The First Global Cyber War Has Begun, Claim Hackers
Mark Townsend, Paul Harris in New York, Alex Duval Smith in Johannesburg, Dan Sabbagh, Josh Halliday – The Guardian, 13 Dec 2010

As Julian Assange is held in solitary confinement at Wandsworth prison, the anonymous community of hacktivists takes to the cyber battlefields.

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