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Questioning how terror suspects are treated overseas

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Questioning how terror suspects are treated overseas

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.

Posted: November 4, 2009 14:42   Comments: 39
What does a CIA interrogation probe mean for Pakistan?

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What does a CIA interrogation probe mean for Pakistan?

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.

Posted: September 2, 2009 12:59   Comments: 1
Obama gets it right on balancing values and security

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Obama gets it right on balancing values and security

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.

Posted: May 22, 2009 12:59   Comments: 3
Cheney’s national security speech: Can we handle the truth?

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Cheney’s national security speech: Can we handle the truth?

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.

Posted: May 22, 2009 12:45   Comments: 2
Cambodia launches trial of Khmer Rouge official

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Cambodia launches trial of Khmer Rouge official

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.

Posted: February 17, 2009 16:14   Comments: 0
Full show: January 14, 2009

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Full show: January 14, 2009

Watch the show from Wednesday, January 14: Gaza, Osama Bin Laden, torture, world markets, social mobility, Internet access, unexploded bombs in Vietnam, robots.

Posted: January 14, 2009 18:45   Comments: 1
Poland’s government knew about CIA prisons?

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Poland’s government knew about CIA prisons?

A Worldfocus contributing blogger looks at the Polish government's possible knowledge of alleged CIA prisons used to detain Islamic terrorist suspects.

Posted: September 10, 2008 12:32   Comments: 0

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