Posts Tagged ‘Australia’

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:

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News and views from around the web posted to the Wonderland Wire:

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News and views from around the web posted to the Wonderland Wire:

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News and views from around the web posted to the Wonderland Wire:

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Amy Goodman interviews Juan Cole on DN this week on the US in the Middle East, the Muslim Brotherhood, and Chas Freeman. (more…)

Amnesty Int’l document summary on suppliers of Gaza war calling for the US and all other suppliers to impose an “immediate and comprehensive arms embargo on Israel, Hamas and other Palestinian armed groups”. (more…)