Posts Tagged ‘Mohamedou Ould Slahi’

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].

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At The Huffington Post (HuffPo), leading journalist on Guantánamo Bay and the Bush Administration torture regime Andy Worthington analyzes the full story of Fouad al-Rabiah, a Kuwaiti detainee ordered to be released by a Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly last week. Mr. al-Rabiah was believed to be a member of al-Qa’ida or Taliban supporter, based on what he revealed to interrogators: his meetings with Osama bin Laden. His ‘revelations’ was false.

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