The New York Times today highlights a new report released by ProPublica and the National Law Journal concluding that torture and “enhanced interrogation techniques” approved by the Bush Administration and used on suspected terrorists has made it impossible to bring many of those alleged terrorists to justice.
|By: daphneeviatarhumanrights1st Friday August 27, 2010 12:01 pm|
|By: daphneeviatarhumanrights1st Tuesday August 10, 2010 9:25 am|
Things did not go well for Omar Khadr on his last day of pretrial hearings at Guantanamo Bay today.
|By: daphneeviatarhumanrights1st Monday August 9, 2010 2:30 pm|
Pretrial hearings in the case of Omar Khadr today were dominated by arguments over whether his “confessions” to interrogators should be suppressed due to alleged abuse, and what other evidence should be admitted at trial. Khadr’s lawyer argued that all of his statements about what he did should not be admissible at trial because his lead interrogator at Bagram threatened him with gang rape, and possibly with death, thereby tainting his perspective of all of the interrogators asking him questions afterwards.
|By: daphneeviatarhumanrights1st Tuesday July 27, 2010 6:23 am|
The 92,000 classified documents on the war in Afghanistan posted by Wikileaks and made public on Sunday are already causing a firestorm.