Monday, May 08, 2006

Sansfoy, sansjoy, sansloy

This is the disposition of the U.S., which is being called to its account by the United Nations Committee Against Torture. It's high time for American officials to see Geneva again.

The committee also wants a list of all these secret prisons. So do Iā€”along with every major human rights organization and some members of Congress on both sides of the aisle. However, Kansas Republican Pat Roberts, chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, rigidly keeps refusing to authorize an investigation into these "black sites," as they are called in CIA internal communications. (The United States is a faithless signatory to the UN Convention Against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment and is now being called to account.)

Meanwhile, Director of National Intelligence John Negroponte said the prisoners in these hidden gulags will be there as long as "the war on terror continues." He added, in an April 12 Time interview: "I'm not sure I can tell you what the ultimate disposition of those detainees will be."As far as their families are concerned, these "detainees" have vanished from the face of the earth. end quote.

I remember the "dirty war" in Argentina, the disappeared there and in Chile.
No difference here. None at all. Every official, appointed and elected, in the United States government is a criminal. Not one of them is innocent.

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