extraordinary rendition

'Big, striking horror:' US military doctors allowed torture of detainees, new study claims. Read more...
"I think that there’s no doubt that the conspiracy that involved the commission of acts of secret detention, torture and rendition under the Bush administration constitute gross and systematic human rights violations." Read more...
Federal prosecutors in Brooklyn unsealed an indictment Wednesday charging Ibrahim Suleiman Adnan Adam Harun with six terrorism-related counts. Read more...
In one of President Barack Obama first acts in the White House, he ordered the closure of the CIA’s so-called “black-site” prisons, where terror suspects had been held and, sometimes, tortured. The CIA says it is “out of the detention business,” as John Brennan, Obama’s pick to head the agency, recently put it... Read more...
Snatching people off the streets. Hanging people from the ceiling. A man freezing to death alone on a concrete floor. This is the story of how the United States used its position to cajole, persuade, and strong-arm 54 other countries to take part in the CIA's post-9/11 campaign of secret detention and torture. Read more...

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I don't think the rule of law applies in this country anymore -- unless you're powerless and poor. Seems like no one's ever going to be punished for this: TRIPOLI, Libya — Documents found at the abandoned office of Libya’s former spymaster Read more...
I suppose I'm suffering from Greenwald Syndrome -- yes, Obama's done some good things, but I just can't get past the civil liberties horrors of the Bush era that he not only defends, his policies embrace: The victims of the Bush Read more...