US Must Prosecute Bush Torture Memo Lawyers: UN Envoy

The U.S. is obligated by a United Nations convention to prosecute Bush administration lawyers who allegedly drafted policies that approved the use of harsh interrogation tactics against terrorism suspects, the U.N.'s top anti-torture envoy said Friday.

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US lawmakers vow public probe into torture

Representative Jan Schakowsky, Democrat of Illinois on Friday announced a decision to lobby for an open inquiry by the House Intelligence Committee.

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Attorney General Holder Says He Will "Follow The Law" And Investigate Torture

Attorney General Eric Holder said today that the Justice Department will "follow the law wherever it takes us" in investigating the U.S. officials behind the CIA torture policies under the Bush administration.

//www.aclu.org/safefree/torture/39439prs20090422.html?s_src=RSS



Court Of Appeals Rules Detainees Are Not "Persons"

Court Agrees with Obama Administration that Detainees Still Have No Constitutional Right Not to Be Tortured.

//rawstory.com/news/2008/Appeals_court_rules_Gitmo_detainees_are_0424.html



Sweden spied on CIA 'terror flights': report

"The assignment to carry out this operation came from the defence ministry to the defence forces," according to an Expressen source who confirmed that the Swedish government harboured suspicions that the CIA was using so-called rendition flights to force people out of the USA against their will.

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