Tuesday, 20 November 2012

US battles Iraq and Afghanistan over detention without charges

US battles Iraq and Afghanistan over detention without charges | Glenn Greenwald | Comment is free | guardian.co.uk: "In Afghanistan and Iraq, the US government is engaged in a fierce and protracted battle over the fundamental right to be free of indefinite detention. Specifically, the US is demanding that the governments of those two nations cease according this right to their citizens. As a Washington Post article this morning details, Afghan President Hamid Karzai is insisting that the US fulfill its commitment to turn over all prisons, including the notorious facility at Bagram, to Afghan control, but here is one major impediment [emphasis added]:"


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