Tag Archive: Journalist Zaa Nkweta

Obama and McCain Flip-Flop on FISA – TRNN Transcript

Michael Ratner: New bill extends powers of president and grants immunity for past wrongs. The US Senate is poised to pass the FISA bill at the end of this week, following its passage by Congress last week. It sets new…
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Civil Liberties

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Court Voids Gitmo Ruling – TRNN Transcript

The first successful appeal of a Guantanamo Bay detainee’s designation as an enemy combatant was decided on Tuesday. A federal appeals court in Washington overturned the Bush administration’s previous decision. The court ordered the government to release, transfer or offer…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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Court Voids Gitmo Ruling – TRNN Video Link

The first successful appeal of a Guantanamo Bay detainee’s designation as an enemy combatant was decided on Tuesday. A federal appeals court in Washington overturned the Bush administration’s previous decision. The court ordered the government to release , transfer or…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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Torture, Tribunals and the Death Penalty – TRNN Transcript

BRIGADIER GENERAL TW HARTMANN: Today the convening authority for military commissions received sworn charges against six individuals alleged to be responsible for the planning and execution of the attacks upon the United States of America which occurred on September 11,…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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Did Canada Cave Under US-Israeli Pressure? – TRNN Transcript

ZAA NKWETA, PRESENTER: A Canadian Foreign Affairs training manual has created a diplomatic firestorm. At issue is a list of countries with possible torture and abuse cases. The list includes the United States. The manual was inadvertently released to lawyers…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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