WASHINGTON—The Central Intelligence Agency's drone program has come under attack by human-rights groups who say they are preparing a broad-based campaign that will include legal challenges in courts in Pakistan, Europe and the U.S.
The European Court of Human Rights has blocked the extradition of a Tunisian former professional footballer that is serving time for terrorist offences in a Belgian gaol. Nizar Trabelsi appealed against an extradition request tabled by the Americans and agreed to by the former Justice Minister Stefaan De Clerck (Flemish Christian democrat).
As much as I admire Alan Johnson MP's attempt to defend the indefensible (Letters, 6 December), quibbling about the difference between "probable cause" and "reasonable suspicion" does little to advance the debate on the UK/US extradition treaty.
Obama Wants to Veto the Indefinite Detention Bill Because It Would Hold the U.S. to the Geneva Convention
PESHAWAR, Dec 7: Law enforcement and security forces have handed over 608 detainees to the provincial government for being kept in the notified internment centres, while around 500 more will follow them soon, the Peshawar High Court was informed here on Wednesday.
December 06, 2011 "Daily Mail' - -Former U.S. President George W. Bush has cancelled a visit to Switzerland over fears he could have been arrested on torture charges.
MONTREAL, Dec. 5 (UPI) -- Canada's spy agency believed cases against terror suspects could fall apart if it could not use information obtained by torture, rights advocates allege.
Washington, D.C., United States (AHN) – Muslim “holy warriors” who use Internet social media to recruit supporters to their movement are attracting more attention from Congress.
Laila Yaghi talks about the recent conviction of her son, Ziyad, for material support of terrorism and conspiracy to main and murder people overseas. There were no charges of committing violence, yet Ziyad faces a possible life in prison. The interviewer is Mel Underbakke, the Film by Friends of Human Rights.
LONDON — Nine men have denied plotting to launch bomb attacks on landmarks including Britain’s Parliament and busy shopping areas.
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