The heroic Andy Worthington—leading journalist on the Kafka-esque U.S. military prisons at Guantánamo Bay in Cuba and Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan; the Bush-Obama Administrations’ policy and standard operating procedures regarding kidnapping, rendition and torture; and the ensuing legal processes—has outstandingly posted excerpts from the February report conducted by the U.N. Human Rights Council, “Joint Study on Global Practices in Relation to Secret Detention in the Context of Counter-Terrorism” [.pdf].
Read the series at his blog:
- Intro: U.N. Human Rights Council Discusses Secret Detention Report
- Part I: “The C.I.A. ‘High-Value Detainee Program and Secret Prisons“
- Part II: “C.I.A. Prisons in Afghanistan and Iraq“
- Part III: “Proxy Detention, Other Countries, Complicity and Obama’s Record“