Posts Tagged ‘lithuania’

Investigative journalist Andy Worthington dissects recently released documents shining more light on the Bush Administration’s dark rendition program and the complicity of collaborating governments in the mass-scale extrajudicial kidnapping program.

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42 men interviewed describe similar accounts of being extensively tortured while in captivity at a Baghdad prison, secret until recently.

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via Russia Today: A vast network of covert C.I.A. facilities appears to be everywhere in the Middle East, North Africa and Eastern Europe. C.I.A. secret prisons were reported to be operating in Poland and Lithuania, and the controversy over this news has divided Europe and triggered a political crisis in several countries. Are the allegations true? (25:15):

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Brian Ross and Matthew Cole broke the story last night on the ABC News website. Their report on “Good Morning America” from Thursday morning (2:51):

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John Sifton details ‘grotesque’ C.I.A. torture at secret prisons as models for prisons in Iraq, Afghanistan and other military detention centers. (11:01):

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  • C.I.A. Baghdad chief was ‘sacked’ after two detainees died in custody
  • 2009 already deadliest year of the Afghan War
  • Israel ‘unwilling to negotiate’ an East Jerusalem withdrawal
  • I.A.E.A. diplomats say Iran has not expanded uranium enrichment
  • Bernanke reappointed to second term as FED head
  • U.K. wants to disallow internet service for those who participate in ‘illegal’ file sharing (more…)