Thursday, November 10, 2005

Rice Defends (?) Prisoner Treatment

My Way News:
'For the United States, an essential element of the rule of law has always been and still remains law among nations,' Rice told an American Bar Association international law gathering Wednesday. 'We have always respected our international legal obligations and we have led the world in developing new international law.'
Headlines in Bahrain this week followed the homecoming of three men held at Guantanamo for nearly four years. "Free at Last!" proclaimed the English-language Gulf News. The three were picked up in Pakistan shortly after the Sept. 11 attacks and were never charged with a crime.

Three Bahrainis remain at the military prison, including one who has repeatedly attempted suicide. The Bahrain government said it will continue pressing U.S. officials for his release.
I've got to hand it to Condi; she does this with a straighter face than Powell ever could.

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