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  1. Blackwater contractors accused of killing an Iraqi

    Newsday01/14/2008 - 14:58

    Blackwater contractors worldwide are accused of killing an Iraqi in a September shooting in a second lawsuit filed by the Center for Constitutional Rights.

  2. The C.I.A. and Tapes: Sensing Support Shifting Away From Its Methods

    The New York Times01/14/2008 - 14:52

    The Justice Department, which in 2002 gave the C.I.A. legal approval for waterboarding and other tough interrogation methods, is reviewing whether agency officials broke the law by destroying videotapes of those very methods.

  3. Dems Want CIA Tapes Probe

    Newsday01/14/2008 - 14:45

    Congressional Democrats demand a Justice Department investigation into whether the CIA obstructed justice by destroying videotapes that documented harsh 2002 interrogations of two alleged terrorists.

  4. Justice, CIA begin Videotape Inquiry

    The Washington Post01/14/2008 - 14:41

    The Justice Department and the CIA announced yesterday that they have started a preliminary inquiry into the CIA's 2005 destruction of videotapes that depicted harsh interrogation of two terrorism suspects.

  5. Man Held by C.I.A. Says he was Tortured

    The New York Times01/14/2008 - 14:34

    Majid Khan, the first of the so-clled high-value Guantanamo detainees to have seen a lawyer claims he was subjected to "state-sanctioned torture" while in secret C.I.A. prisons, and he has asked for a court order…

  6. Revisiting Guantanamo

    Newsday12/13/2007 - 12:19

    The Supreme Court last week took another shot at resolving some ofthe questions surrounding the Guantanamo Bay prison camp, which for many critics has become an international symbol of unchecked executive power and human rights abuses. The fate…

  7. Probes Begin in Destruction of Tapes

    Philadelphia Inquirer12/13/2007 - 12:13

    The Justice Department and the CIA's internal watchdog unit yesterday began a joint preliminary inquiry into the spy agency's destruction of hundreds of hours of videotapes showing interrogations of top operatives of al-Qaeda. Lawyers with the Center for Constitutional…

  8. Probe Begins in Trashing of Tapes

    Philadelphia Inquirer12/10/2007 - 14:07

    The Justice Department and the CIA's internal watchdog unit yesterday began a joint prehminary inquiry into the spy agency's destruction of hundreds of hours of videotapes showing interrogations of top operatives of al-Qaeda.

  9. Detainee Rights are Debated

    The Miami Herald12/10/2007 - 14:03

    In a potentially landmark case, at least four justices cast doubt on administration efforts to deny Guantanamo Bay detainees traditional legal rights.

  10. Gitmo Returns to High Court

    Chicago Tribune12/10/2007 - 14:01

    The Supreme Court on Wednesday will take another shot at resolving some of the questions surrounding the prison camp, which for many critics has become an international symbol of unchecked executive power and human-rights abuses.