"Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities." ~Voltaire
Wednesday, February 07, 2007
Define Freedom, Democracy, Due Process, please
The United Nations proposes a treaty prohibiting governments from holding people in secret detention--you know, like Soviet gulags and Chinese prisons and all those things the U.S. condemned as Communist tyranny.
Fifty-seven representatives from governments around the world signed.