Wednesday, April 04, 2007

Guantanamo Military Prison - and right to a fair trial

Darfur, Rwanda, the Israel-Palestine skirmishes and Guantanamo Bay prison in Cuba capturing international attention with little response are evidence that the 21st Century is not a better place to live in after all.

The 21st Century has seen an increase in situations where executive arms of various governments have embraced a systematic denigration of judicial systems and processes established over centuries-- systems which were meant to curtail the inefficiencies, abuses and shortfalls of imperfect humans.

Collins Mbalo discusses the war on terror and the lack thereof of individual's right to a fair trial.