It is difficult to know why the CDPP has decided now to officially go after David Hicks’ royalties. One wonders if it had anything to do with the warm reception and ovation he received when he spoke to “a packed audience of 1000 people at the Sydney Writers’ Festival” last May. At the same event, Hicks “also warned that Julian Assange could face a similar abandonment by the Australian government, if the US government get their hands on him.”
|By: Jeff Kaye Thursday July 21, 2011 5:45 pm|
|By: emptywheel Friday February 26, 2010 5:20 pm|
Something funky happened after DOD realized it had tortured al-Qahtani without adequate legal protection. But it’s not clear what happened.
|By: emptywheel Sunday October 25, 2009 7:36 am|
Judy Miller must think she’s smarter than Susan Crawford. Crawford, after all, while still convening authority for military commissions in Gitmo, admitted that Mohammed al-Qahtani had been tortured. And by that, she was referring to the treatment that started in November 2002, nine months after Gitmo opened; she was talking about conduct that was ultimately [...]