Today’s report that the CIA possesses videotapes of interrogations of alleged 9/11 plotter Ramzi Binalshibh in a secret prison in Morocco is renewing attention to the government’s abusive interrogations practiced in secret prisons around the world as part of its “war on terror.” But U.S. officials are already saying that the tapes, which have not been publicly released, don’t actually show any abuse.
|By: daphneeviatarhumanrights1st Tuesday August 17, 2010 12:57 pm|
|By: Sunday May 30, 2010 5:57 am|
The discovery of another “secret prison” in Baghdad is alarming. There are fears that this one is linked to the Interior Ministry and that the campaign against former armed forces members is re-starting.
|By: Jim White Friday April 16, 2010 8:15 am|
New rules being developed for the handling of detained suspected terrorists fit well with the overall Obama administration commitment to injustice.
|By: Jim White Saturday March 6, 2010 10:08 am|
The command structure for US prisons and special operations in Afghanistan appears to be another shell game being played to hide responsibility for secret prisons and night raids there.
|By: Jim White Friday March 5, 2010 6:23 am|
Stanley McChrystal has been given even more power in Afghanistan at the same time that he is taking token action to soften the effect of his worst practice.
|By: Jim White Tuesday February 9, 2010 7:12 am|
Barack Obama continues to choose the worst personnel from the Bush administration when appointing officials relating to detainee policies.
|By: Jim White Friday February 5, 2010 7:23 am|
The US is attempting to dodge responsibility for illegal detentions in Afghanistan by transferring control of the publicly acknowledged facility to Afghanistan while continuing to maintain a network of secret prisons most likely under JSOC control.
|By: Jim White Thursday January 28, 2010 7:38 am|
In the same week that Vice Admiral Harward claims that the US no longer has secret prisons in Afghanistan, the UN has published a report with extensive documentation that multiple secret prisons have been employed. Whether they still are in operation is hard to determine.
|By: ubetchaiam Thursday January 21, 2010 1:22 pm|
Story of how intelligence services have co-opted national policy