Poland blamed for allowing CIA torture of Gitmo detainees

Poland blamed for allowing CIA torture of Gitmo detainees

STRASBOURG, France, Dec. 3 (UPI) -- Attorneys for two Gitmo detainees have demanded a European court hold Poland responsible for waterboarding done by the CIA at a secret site in the country.

Report: 54 countries collaborated with CIA

NEW YORK, Feb. 5 (UPI) -- At least 54 foreign countries have aided the United States in its extraordinary rendition and secret detention programs, a report released Tuesday said.

At least 64 die in collapse, owner charged

NEW DELHI, Nov. 16 (UPI) -- A multistory building in New Delhi that housed migrant workers collapsed Monday night, killing at least 64 people, authorities said.

Sources: Renditions to remain policy

WASHINGTON, Aug. 24 (UPI) -- The Obama administration plans to keep sending terror suspects to third countries -- a process called rendition -- sources told The New York Times.

ACLU slams move to deport suspect

WASHINGTON, June 4 (UPI) -- The American Civil Liberties Union Monday slammed the U.S. government's plan to send Pennsylvania resident Sameh Khouzam to Egypt.

U.S. authenticates Abu Ghraib abuse photos

WASHINGTON, April 11 (UPI) -- The U.S. Justice Department has authenticated 74 published photographs of U.S. soldiers mistreating prisoners at Baghdad's Abu Ghraib prison.

U.S. backs down, will release abuse photos

WASHINGTON, March 29 (UPI) -- The U.S. Defense Department has abandoned its legal fight to withhold unpublished photos and videotapes of prisoner abuse at Baghdad's Abu Ghraib prison.

Documents detail abuse in Iraq

WASHINGTON, Sept. 19 (UPI) -- The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) has released 1,800 pages of documentation on U.S. forces in Iraq interrogation techniques.

Amrit Singh is a staff attorney at the ACLU's Immigrants' Rights Project. She has fought for the release of thousands of US government documents related to the conduct of the War on Terror and the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Singh has been a counsel on American Civil Liberties Union v. Department of Defense and Ali Saleh Kahlah Al-Marri v. Donald H. Rumsfeld.

Amrit Singh is a graduate of Cambridge University, Oxford University and Yale Law School where she received her BA in economics, MPhil and her law degree respectively. She is the youngest daughter of Indian prime minister Manmohan Singh, and is married to Barton Beebe, a professor of law at New York University School of Law. She is co-author of the book Administration of Torture.

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