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For Binyam Mohamed and Others in the U.K., Compensation. For Us, New Lies

The story the Guardian posted today, second in prominence only to an article announcing Prince William's engagement, begins,

The government insisted today that it had started to draw a line under the legacy of complicity in rendition and torture that it inherited from the Labour administration by settling claims brought by 16 former Guantánamo inmates.

How It Looks From Poland

On Jeppesen, Part 2: Other Remedies

When Prime Minister David Cameron went before the House of Commons in July to announce an official investigation into allegations that British intelligence agents had been complicit in the U.S. orchestrated rendition and torture of Binyam Mohamed and other U.K. residents, he answered the question I posed at the end of the last diary entry this way:

On Jeppesen, part 1: Our Very Public “Secrets”

Last month, in a bitterly disappointing 6-5 decision, the 9 th Circuit Court of Appeals pulled the plug on the lawsuit brought by Binyam Mohamed and four others against Boeing subsidiary Jeppesen Dataplan for assisting the CIA in delivering them into the hands of foreign governments to be tortured.

Deceiving the ICRC

One of the most disturbing documents I drew from in the new “Marching Orders” section, which covers the first year of interrogation operations in Guantánamo, is this set of minutes from a “Counter Resistance Strategy Meeting” that took place at the camp on October 2, 2002.

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