When fear and power combine, rights suffer

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April 18, 2011
Huffington Post
by James Peron  
Posted in Commentary

"With little warning, they were rounded up by armed government agents and sent to bleak isolated internment camps. They were guilty of a crime of genetics, of being members of an ethnic group. None were charged with a real crime. None were put on trial and convicted. None were allowed to invoke their constitutionally guaranteed rights. The only indication that one is approaching a place of shame and dishonor is the reconstructed guard tower off to the side of the road and the green road sign telling you this is Manzanar." (04/15/11)


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