Tag Archive: Khalid El-Masri

Should Bush, Cheney, Rumsfeld & CIA Officials Be Tried for Torture? War Crimes Case Filed in Germany – Democracy Now Transcript

A human rights group in Berlin, Germany, has filed a criminal complaint against the architects of the George W. Bush administration’s torture program. The European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights has accused former Bush administration officials, including CIA Director George Tenet…
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International War Crimes

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Should Bush, Cheney, Rumsfeld & CIA Officials Be Tried for Torture? War Crimes Case Filed in Germany – Democracy Now Video

A human rights group in Berlin, Germany, has filed a criminal complaint against the architects of the George W. Bush administration’s torture program. The European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights has accused former Bush administration officials, including CIA Director…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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Law and Disorder Radio – Tariq Ali on Turning Points in the History of Imperialism (Rebroadcast) – Jim Lafferty Speech at the National Lawyers Guild 75th Anniversary Celebration (Rebroadcast) – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Khalid El-Masri and the European Court of Human Rights Decision European Court of Human Rights Labels CIA Interrogation Procedures as “Torture”                Tariq Ali: Turning Points in the History of Imperialism Today we’re joined by…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes

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The Legal Campaign Against American Torture – Jadaliyya – by Lisa Hajjar

Torture, like genocide and crimes against humanity, is a gross crime under international law. The right not to be tortured is constituted through the prohibition of practices that purposefully cause harm (physical and/or psychological) to persons who are in custody…
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Personal & Profiles

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Bringing the ‘Bush Six’ to Justice – The Guardian

Former department of justice official John Yoo testifying before the House judiciary committee during a hearing on the Bush administration’s interrogation policy in 2008 in Washington, DC. Yoo is one of six former Bush officials who may now face prosecution…
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International War Crimes

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Extraordinary Rendition Scandal Reaches New Heights: Rice on the Offensive in Europe Over Bush Administration’s Use of “Torture Flights” – Democracy Now Transcript

The scandal over the Bush administration’s use of so-called “extraordinary renditions’ is reaching new heights. Rendition–what many call kidnapping–is the highly controversial practice of transporting detainees seized overseas by U.S. agents to countries known for using torture. On Sunday, the…
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International War Crimes

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Extraordinary Rendition Scandal Reaches New Heights: Rice on the Offensive in Europe Over Bush Administration’s Use of “Torture Flights” – Democracy Now Video

The scandal over the Bush administration’s use of so-called “extraordinary renditions’ is reaching new heights. Rendition–what many call kidnapping–is the highly controversial practice of transporting detainees seized overseas by U.S. agents to countries known for using torture. On Sunday, the…
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International War Crimes

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