Today in Milan, Italy, there was a landmark court ruling regarding a program run by the Central Intelligence Agency known as "extraordinary rendition." Under that program, terror suspects were secretly detained and flown to foreign countries for interrogations. Gabor Rona, international legal director of Human Rights First, speaks to Daljit Dhaliwal.
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Worldfocus contributing blogger Sana Saleem addresses the importance of CIA memos that reveal torture methods. She writes how Pakistan, in particular, expects the U.S. to learn from mistakes in fighting terrorism.
Worldfocus blogger Nina Hachigian reacts to President Barack Obama's speech on national security and argues that the best way to spread values of human rights and democracy is to act as a good example.
Worldfocus blogger Peter Eisner reacts to former Vice President Dick Cheney's speech discussing the use of torture and the detention of terrorists at Guantanamo, tracing Cheney's attitude toward transparency and justice.
Cambodia began the trial of a man who ran the Tuol Sleng prison and torture center during the Khmer Rouge regime. From 1975 to 1979, more than 1.7 million people were killed or died under the Communist regime.