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Posts Tagged ‘Human Rights Watch

Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch demand arrest of George W Bush

October 13, 2011

Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch demanded the arrest and prosecution of former president George W. Bush before his appearance at an economic summit in Surrey, British Columbia on October 20th. The advocacy organizations have called on Canadian federal authorities to arrest Bush due to the “overwhelming evidence that Bush and other senior administration officials […]

The new Iraq democracy: Shades of Abu Ghraib

April 29, 2010

Detainees in a secret Baghdad detention facility were hung upside-down, deprived of air, kicked, whipped, beaten, given electric shocks, and sodomized, Human Rights Watch said today.  Human Rights Watch interviewed 42 of the men in the Al Rusafa Detention Center on April 26, 2010, after the existence of the secret prison was revealed by the […]

Italy sentences 23 CIA agents

November 4, 2009

An Italian court sentenced 23 former CIA agents to up to eight years in prison for their role in the abduction of an Egyptian terrorist suspect in the first trial over “extraordinary renditions”. The trial, which opened in June 2007, is the first in the world over the abduction of terror suspects during the Bush […]