Wednesday, June 14, 2006

In the News: Jun-14

EU-US "partners" on CIA flights: Amnesty - 14 Jun 2006 at 8:03am - BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Amnesty International urged European states on Wednesday to stop being "partners in crime" with the United States over the alleged kidnapping of terrorism suspects and their transfer to countries that use torture.

ACLU files lawsuit over surveillance - 14 Jun 2006 at 11:15am - WASHINGTON -- The American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit in federal court Wednesday demanding more information about a Defense Department database that collected information on anti-war groups and U.S. citizens.

Pentagon Orders U.S. Reporters to Exit Guantanamo - June 14, 2006 10:55 AM ET, Updated 12:30 PM ET - NEW YORK - In the aftermath of the three suicides at the controversial Guantanamo prison facility in Cuba last Saturday, reporters with the Los Angeles Times and the Miami Herald were ordered by the office of Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld to leave the island today.


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