US Has Floating Prisons to Detain Suspects; La. Outlaws Nooses

By The News Jun 03, 2008

Does U.S. Have "Floating Prisons"? The United States is operating "floating prisons" to house those arrested in its war on terror, according to human rights lawyers, who claim there has been an attempt to conceal the numbers and whereabouts of detainees. Guardian. Native American Vote Weighs Heavily Often paid scant attention in U.S. presidential elections, Native Americans are taking an unusually high profile in the final stretch of the Democratic primary campaign. Reuters. After ‘Jena Six’, Lousiana Outlaws Nooses The House of Representatives has unanimously agreed with Lafayette Rep. Rickey Hardy that the state should ban the displaying of nooses as an act of intimidation. Shreveport Times. Brigette Bardot Convicted for Racial Hatred in France. Brigitte Bardot, actress and model during the 1950s and 1960s, was convicted Tuesday of provoking discrimination and racial hatred for writing that Muslims are destroying France. Associated Press.