KBR, a subsidiary of Halliburton Co. received a $385 million contract from the Department of Homeland Security to build concentration camps to cope with an "emergency influx of immigrants to the U.S." or to support "the rapid development of new programs."Continue reading
Continue readingIf you accidentally crush an iguana on the base, you are fined ten thousand dollars, while if you beat up a prisoner, your act will be described as 'non-detrimental benign contact' and there will be no consequences." "Two years ago," he relates, "the lawyers pleaded with the Supreme Court to align Guantanamo prisoners' rights with those of the animals. Our slogan? 'Equality with the iguanas!'"
CIA Holds Terror Suspects in Secret Prisons Debate Is Growing Within Agency About Legality and Morality of Overseas System Set Up After 9/11 By Dana PriestWashington Post Staff WriterWednesday, November 2, 2005; Page A01 The CIA has been hiding and … Continue reading
Secret world of US jails Jason Burke charts the worldwide hidden network of prisons where more than 3,000 al-Qaeda suspects have been held without trial – and many subjected to torture – since 9/11 Sunday June 13, 2004The Observer The … Continue reading
AI Index: AMR 51/108/2005 USA/JORDAN/YEMENTorture and secret detention: Testimony of the “disappeared? in the “war on terror” 1 – Introduction On 20 June 2005, Amnesty International delegates visited two Yemeni detainees said to have recently been transferred from the US … Continue reading
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