Thursday, November 23, 2006
posted by @netwurker at 7:37 am
" Audio recordings obtained by NPR provide the outside world with its first window into the secret world of military tribunals at the U.S. prison camp for terrorism suspects at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

The recordings, made by the U.S. military, are of tribunals held in the fall of 2004 to review the "enemy combatant" status of six detainees who were arrested in Bosnia in late 2001. Lawyers for the men obtained the tapes under the Freedom of Information Act and provided NPR with copies of the recordings."
Tuesday, November 21, 2006
posted by @netwurker at 5:30 pm
"WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House dismissed a classified CIA draft assessment that found no conclusive evidence of a secret Iranian nuclear weapons program, The New Yorker magazine reported."
Monday, November 20, 2006
posted by @netwurker at 9:40 pm
_New Copyright Laws Risk Criminalising Everyday Australians_
Wednesday, 08 November 2006

The Internet Industry Association today warned that changes to Australia’s copyright laws being rushed through Parliament risked making criminals out of everyday Australians:
Sunday, November 05, 2006
posted by @netwurker at 9:40 pm

"The lawsuit is the first civil case challenging detention policies in Iraq, said ACLU legal director Mark Rosenbaum, who called the government's response to the lawsuit troubling.

"I found it disturbing that their position is that American citizens can be treated with impunity by American officials without a recognition that the constitution applies," Rosenbaum said."
Saturday, November 04, 2006
posted by @netwurker at 5:26 pm,,1939432,00.html?gusrc=rss&feed=12

"Meanwhile, the army intervened yesterday to stop Sergeant Santos Cardona, a military police dog handler convicted of abuses in the Abu Ghraib prison scandal, being sent back to Iraq after it was reported he was being deployed with his unit to help train the Iraqi police."

Friday, November 03, 2006
posted by @netwurker at 9:50 pm
posted by @netwurker at 4:02 pm,,1938434,00.html?gusrc=rss&feed=12