Information Clearing House Archive Part 4 May 16-19 2005

19 May 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 May 16-19 2005
Date: Thurs, 19 May 2005

Charge Him or Release Him
Jose Padilla : U.S. Citizen Imprisoned Without Trial or Charges for 2 Years and 346 Days

“Catastrophe” in Iraq

Under international law it is the primary responsibility of the occupier to safeguard the citizens of the country they occupy.

Dahr Jamail

There has been a low-grade civil war going on for quite some time-but now the veil has been ripped off by the statements made by Dhari. All Sunni mosques in Iraq will be closed for three days…an ominous symbol of things to come. Continue reading

Statewatch News Online, 19 May 2005 (18/05)

19 May 2005 — Statewatch

Full contents see:

1. EU: SIS II fait accompli? Construction of EU’s Big Brother database underway
2. EU: From the SIS to SIS II and the Visa Information (VIS): the proposals explained
3. Denmark: Greenpeace charged under anti-terror laws
4. European Commission: Technical Mission to Libya on illegal immigration
5. EP: draft report on minimum standards on procedures for granting and withdrawing refugee status
6. EU: European Arrest Warrant figures for 2004
7. UK’s House of Lords report on the European Union Bill – the Constitution’s Passerelle Provisions:
8. Externalisation of controls at the Southern borders of Europe
9. AI: report on: USA: Guantánamo and beyond
10. European Court of Human Rights: Judgement in the case of Ocalan v Turkey
11. European Court of Justice: Judgment in the case of Sison v Council
12. EU: Feasibility study (2002) on: “The setting up of a European Border Police

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