April 2012

Peter Foster The Telegraph U.K.

This from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, where I’m watching the war crimes tribunals going through pre-trial motions for Abd al Rahim al Nashiri, the man accused of the bombing of the USS Cole off the coast of Yemen in 2000. (more…)

Simon Jenkins Guardian U.K.

On Monday the BBC Panorama programme substantiated an extraordinary allegation that suggested how far the war on terror has descended into legal abyss. (more…)

Only the people can stop this

Bill Quigley  ICH (more…)

Joshua Woods and Jim Nolan   The Christian Science Monitor

Since 9/11, the majority of criminal convictions in high-profile terror cases in the US relied on sting operations. In many, the FBI crossed the line into entrapment, luring penniless men and teenagers into sophisticated plots they never could have dreamed of on their own. (more…)

Guardian U.K.

In 2004, Fatima Bouchar and her husband, Abdel Hakim Belhaj, were detained en route to the UK, and rendered to Libya. This is the story of their imprisonment, and the trail of evidence that reveals the involvement of the British government (more…)

Former CIA officer, Kiriakou, faces years in prison

Kiriakou had become a well know whistle-blower after he became the first US official to reveal the use of waterboarding, a torture technique used by the US. (more…)

Seymour Hersh The New Yorker

Despite the growing ties, and a much-intensified lobbying effort organized by its advocates, M.E.K. has remained on the State Department’s list of foreign terrorist organizations (more…)

Anatomy of a “Terrorism” Prosecution: Dr. Rafil Dhafir and the Help the Needy Muslim Charity Case

Katherine’s latest article is republished in the National Lawyers Guild Review, Volume 68, Number 4, Winter 2011

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