Belfast Telegraph

Thursday 18 September 2014

Keep an eye on US court case

WHAT Earth-shattering knowledge are we going to gain from following the Pistorius trial?

Alternatively, Hedges v Obama is a lawsuit filed on January 13, 2012 against the Obama administration and members of the US Congress, challenging the National Defense Authorization Act for the fiscal year 2012, which permits the US Government to indefinitely detain people.

Perhaps, as Chris Hedges says: "Once the State seizes this unchecked power, it will inevitably create a secret, lawless world of indiscriminate violence..."

LOUIS SHAWCROSS

Hillsborough, Co Down

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