Tuesday, March 01, 2005

From the 'Human Rights First' Blog:

Secretary of Defense, Donald Rumsfeld Posted by Hello

Human Rights First, Military Leaders and ACLU Sue Defense Secretary Rumsfeld Over U.S. Torture Policies

Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld bears direct responsibility for the torture and abuse of detainees in U.S. custody, Human Rights First, the ACLU and military leaders charged, in the first federal court lawsuit to name a top U.S. official in the ongoing torture scandal in Afghanistan and Iraq. The lawsuit was filed March 1, 2005 and announced at a press conference in Washington, DC. More»

Read the press release ARABIC VERSION (PDF 157KB)

Read Mike Posner’s statement

View the timeline of facts in the case (PDF 140KB)

More on the Case Against Secretary Rumsfeld



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