Friday, April 16, 2010

Afghanistan's Guantanamo

The conservative Times of London has a story on Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan, which is increasingly serving the same Gulag-like function as the infamous Guantanamo Bay. It features the case of on UK man who was kidnapped (via the process euphemistically referred "rendition") and shipped to Bagram, whose mother and a human rights organization trying to force the British government to confirm his kidnapping.

The BBC also has a story on alleged abuses at Bagram.

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