Archive for: rendition

Wikileaks documents used in courts: The case of Khaled El-Masri

Article published on Huffington post by Angela Charlton onDecember13th,2012 under the title: Khaled El-Masri, German Allegedly Kidnapped By CIA In Afghanistan, Wins Case   PARIS — A European court issued a landmark ruling Thursday that condemned the CIA’s “extraordinary renditions” programs and bolstered those who say they were illegally kidnapped and tortured as part of an overzealous war on terrorism. The European Court of Human Rights ruled that a German...

 
 

CIA secret prison in Poland: Leaders break their silence

After many revelations and political statements, Polish leaders have come closer than ever to acknowledging that the United States Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) ran a secret interrogation facility for terror suspects in 2002 and 2003 in the Eastern European country, according to the Associated Press. Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk said Thursday that his country has become the “political victim” of leaks from US officials that brought to light aspects...

 
 

This Week in the Press: 26 January – 1 February, 2012

This Week in the Press: 26 January – 1 February, 2012

Cables show NASDAQ evicted Chinese broadcasting company following pressure by China over Falun Gong coverage. Danish government failed to investigate CIA rendition flights. US imposed stringent confidentiality for ACTA agreement. US influences in Armenia and Malta for enforcing Iran sanctions. More on Human Rights Watch and the 2006 coup in Thailand. Tens of thousands of Dominican Republic workers exported, many victims of human trafficking. Court case over a EUR 500...

 
 

This Week in the Press: 3 November – 9 November, 2011

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Cables show US reliance on violent military groups in Indonesia. Embassy in London recommended BBC as good means of policy promotion. Thai general Prem prepared coup d’état. Obama’s military presence in Uganda may be due to US oil interests. Irish officials were careful not to investigate whether Shannon airport was used for extraditions. US embassy in the Philippines lobbied against cheap medicine. Austrian gambling mogul establishes himself in lawless Peru....