Italy convicts ‘U.S. agents’ in CIA kidnap trial CNN, November 4, 2009 4:26 p.m. EST ROME, Italy (CNN) — Nearly two dozen Americans — most thought to work for the CIA — were sentenced to five years in prison Wednesday … Read more . . .
The CIA’s Kidnapping Ring U.S. ally Uzbekistan teaches interrogators how to boil suspected terrorists to death By Nat Hentoff Tuesday, Apr 12 2005 (Village Voice) U.S. law and international conventions bar sending prisoners to another nation unless there are strong assurances of … Read more . . .
Towards holistic transnational protection against kidnapping: public law approaches Cecilia Marcela Bailliet, 28 February 2010 My most recent area of research is the global criminal phenomenon of kidnapping as it relates to an increased presentation of asylum claims in the United … Read more . . .
We have your sons: CIA March 10 2003 By Olga Craig Sunday Telegraph Two young sons of Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, the suspected mastermind of the September 11 attacks, are being used by the CIA to force their father to talk. Yousef … Read more . . .
[In the following story, a British judge, Mr Justice Collins, ruled that British soldiers participating in an illegal war of aggression outside the jurisdiction of the United Kingdom, such as in Iraq and Afghanistan, are protected by the British Human Rights Act and are entitled to “dignity” (while killing the ‘natives’, whose right to life is not protected by anyone). Such perverse sense of justice appears to have broken records of obscenity. The Webmaster]Read more . . .
Drummond [Corporation] faces trial for wrongful deaths of employees in Columbia By Stephen Flanagan Jackson (copyright March 2007 ? LatinAmericanPost.com) Case under Alient Tort claims act. Right wing paramilitary in Colombia stopped bus of union workers coming from the Drummond … Read more . . .
FROM BARBARA W. WALL: LEGAL WATCH COURT MAY NOT POSTPONE RULING ON ACCESS TO SUBMITTED DOCUMENTS http://www.gannett.com/go/newswatch/2006/january/nw0120-5.htm A court may not postpone deciding whether documents submitted in connection with a request to dismiss a case should be open to the … Read more . . .
Links to Freedom of information organisations Freedominfo.org, the online network of freedom of information advocates Foiadvocates.net: Freedom of Information Advocates Network … Read more . . .
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In the first decision of its kind from an international tribunal, the Inter-American Court of Human Rights ruled yesterday that there is a fundamental human right to access government information.
The Right to Access to Court under the Caselaw of the European Court of Human Rights — Topic Brief http://web.worldbank.org/WBSITE/EXTERNAL/TOPICS/EXTLAWJUSTINST/0,,contentMDK:20760742~menuPK:1990386~pagePK:210058~piPK:210062~theSitePK:1974062,00.html The right to access to court is one of the components of the right to fair trial protected by Article … Read more . . .
A Commentary on the Justice Case by Doug Linder (c) 2000 No one contends, of course, that German judges and prosecutors destroyed as many lives as did the SS, Gestapo, or other agencies of the Nazi machine. Their victims number … Read more . . .
BADIL – Information & Discussion Brief Issue No.8 , January 2001 Palestinian Refugees and the Right of Return: An International Law Analysis Gail J. Boling BADIL-Briefs aim to support the Palestinian-Arab and international debate about strategies for promotion of Palestinian … Read more . . .
Bill C-35: Granting Diplomatic Immunity to State Terrorists By Richard Sanders, Coordinator, Coalition to Oppose the Arms Trade. The Liberal government is quietly trying to pass a law that will extend diplomatic immunity to include foreign officials in Canada, even … Read more . . .
Date: 22 January 2004 Source: PEN Canada Person(s): Juliet O’NeillSTATEMENT ON RAIDS ON OTTAWA CITIZEN/JULIET O’NEILL PEN Canada condemns as outrageous the raids today conducted by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police on the offices of the Ottawa Citizen and the … Read more . . .
OUTSOURCING TORTURE by JANE MAYER The secret history of America’s ‘extraordinary rendition’ program. Issue of 2005-02-14Posted 2005-02-07 On January 27th, President Bush, in an interview with the Times, assured the world that ‘torture is never acceptable, nor do we hand over people … Read more . . .
Connecticut Supreme Court rules malls can block free speech Posted by: Admin on Wednesday, July 21, 2004 – 06:00 AM GMT According to a July 20, 2004 Hartford Courant article (common registration login with L.A. Times and Chicago Tribune): In … Read more . . .