Information Clearing House Archive Part 4 15-19 April 2005

19 April 2005 — Information Clearing House

[I’ve been archiving ICH digests since early 2003. Unfortunately, an unknown number of the links are now dead, so I can’t guarantee that the link will take you where you want to go. WB]

Information Clearing House Digest
April 15-19 2005
Date: Tue, 19 Apr 2005

Charge Him or Release Him
Jose Padilla : U.S. Citizen Imprisoned Without Trial or Charges for 2 Years and 316 Days


Torture: The Dirty Business

Torture is a multinational industry ˆ but its headquarters is in the USA.

In this programme Andrew Gilligan examines the CIA‚s practice of abducting terrorist suspects and transferring them to states such as Egypt and Syria, where torture is routine. The programme also exposes the British government‚s refusal to condemn the use of torture by the government of Uzbekistan, for the sake of the Œevidence‚ it produces: ‘selling our souls for dross’, in the words of the former British ambassador.

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