European Court of Human Rights Holds Poland Responsible for Allowing CIA Torture & Rendition

By: Thursday July 24, 2014 5:03 pm

The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) ruled that Poland had violated the United Nations Convention Against Torture when it allowed the CIA to torture and abuse prisoners on its territory. It also ruled that the country had violated the Convention by allowing the CIA to transfer prisoners, even though they would likely be subject [...]

After Media Challenge Closure of Guantanamo Hearing, Government Proposes Remedy

By: Wednesday April 11, 2012 3:16 pm

A “war court judge” allowed a First Amendment attorney to represent a “consortium” of media organizations and argue against closing a hearing expected to feature testimony from an accused USS Cole bomber on how he was treated during CIA interrogations. The testimony, according to the Miami Herald‘s┬áCarol Rosenberg, was to be given as part of [...]

Press Objects to Decision to Close Guantanamo Hearing to Keep Details on Detainee’s Torture Secret

By: Friday April 6, 2012 2:07 pm

(photo: Jared Rodriguez/Truthout.org) A group of news organizations that include the New York Times, the Washington Post and the McClatchy Co. has filed an objection to the Pentagon’s plan to close an upcoming hearing in the case of Abd al Rahim al Nashiri, who is alleged to have been involved in masterminding an attack on [...]

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