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B. 2011-09-05 Europe demands truth on CIA 'black sites' European Union
2009-08-23 CIA report alleges prisoner abuse CIA
D. 2009-05-15 Anger at Obama Guantanamo ruling USA
4. 2009-05-13 Obama stopped to detainee photo releases Washington
F. 2009-04-16 US releases Bush-era interrogation memos Washington
G. 2008-07-17 Ashcroft defends waterboarding U.S. Congress
H. 2008-06-17 Interrogation debate detailed U.S. Congress
I. 2008-05-21 U.S. handling of child detainees under fire USA

Anger at Obama Guantanamo ruling   USA: Civil liberties groups have reacted angrily to US President's decision to revive military trials for some Guantanamo Bay detainees   Obama stopped to detainee photo releases  Washington: President told government lawyers to object to a court-ordered release of additional images showing alleged abuse of detainees   US releases Bush-era interrogation memos  Washington: Interrogation tactics such as waterboarding, sleep deprivation did not violate laws against torture when there was no intent to cause severe pain Ashcroft defends waterboarding  U.S. Congress: Ex-Attorney General: The controversial interrogation technique has served a 'valuable' purpose and does not constitute torture Interrogation debate detailed. U.S. Congress U.S. handling of child detainees under fire   USA: Human Rights Watch is saying 'some children have been detained for more than a year without charge or trial'   Bush vetoes bill banning waterboarding  Washington: President vetoed legislation that would ban the CIA from using harsh methods such as waterboarding to break suspected terrorists Bush urges wiretap immunity law. Washington UK: CIA rendition flights used British soil   London: British Foreign Secretary Miliband said that British territory was used to transport two suspects in the CIA's rendition program CIA admits waterboarding inmates  The CIA has for the first time publicly admitted using the controversial method on terror suspects Water-boarding 'would be torture'  Washington: US national intelligence chief Mike McConnell has said that interrogation technique 'would be torture' if he was subjected to it CIA man defends 'water-boarding'  Retired agent John Kiriakou has said a al-Qaeda suspect was interrogated using a simulated drowning technique but that he believes it was ju... Carter says U.S. tortures prisoners. Washington Bush eavesdropping bill gets boost. U.S. Senate CIA jails in Europe 'confirmed'
  US fears for Bin Laden 'informer'   Pakistan: US Defence Secretary has said he is 'very concerned' about Dr Shikal Afridi, a Pakistani doctor arrested for providing intelligence for the US raid Europe demands truth on CIA 'black sites'  European Union: The human rights commissioner for the Council of Europe urged countries that have hosted secret CIA prisons to come clean CIA report alleges prisoner abuse

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  Interrogators threatened an al Qaeda prisoner with a gun and an electric drill to try to scare him into giving up information

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  European Union: Dick Marty, a Council of Europe investigator, says he has evidence to prove the CIA ran secret jails in Poland and Romania


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  Washington: President said 14 key terrorist suspects have now been sent to Guantanamo Bay
Feb.16 U.N. report: Close Guantanamo
   UN: UN: The U.S. government should release all suspected terrorists it's holding at Guantanamo or try them

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Dec.19 Bush: Secret wiretaps will continue  Washington: President intends to continue using wiretaps to monitor activities in the U.S. suspected of connected to al Qaeda Dec.17   Bush admits he authorised spying  Washington: President has admitted he authorised secret monitoring of communications within the US in the wake of 9/11 attacks Dec.8 US blocks ICRC access to suspects  Washington: The US has admitted that it has not given the Red Cross access to all detainees in its custody Oct.5 Senate backs detainee rights
  U.S. Senate: Senators have voted overwhelmingly to outlaw cruel or degrading treatment of detainees held abroad May.25 Amnesty accuses US over 'torture'   USA: Amnesty International: Governments around the world betrayed their commitment to human rights in 2004

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Nov.14 Aid workers freed
   Afghanistan: 8 Western workers airlifted out of the country by a US military helicopter

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