Thursday, April 5, 2007

  • Secret FBI Unit Detained War Protesters in 2002


    Recently unearthed police logs reveal a secret FBI intelligence unit helped detain a group of war protesters in a downtown Washington parking garage in April 2002 and interrogated some of them on videotape about their political and religious beliefs. The protesters were targeted largely because they were wearing the color black and perceived by police to be anarchists. We speak with one of the protesters and an attorney filing suit against the FBI and D.C. police. [includes rush transcript]

  • "Outsourced Guantanamo"–FBI & CIA Interrogating Detainees in Secret Ethiopian Jails, U.S. Citizen Among Those Held


    The CIA and FBI agents have been interrogating hundreds of detainees at secret prisons in Ethiopia. Many of the prisoners were recently transferred there secretly and illegally from Kenya and Somalia. They are being held without charge or access to counsel. One of those held is 24-year-old U.S. citizen, Amir Mohamed Meshal. We speak with an attorney working on Meshal’s case, Human Rights Watch and a reporter in Nairobi who covered the story. [includes rush transcript]

  • War Photographer Chris Hondros Witnesses U.S. Shooting of Iraqi Parents in Car with Six Children


    We speak with Pulitzer Prize-nominated photojournalist Chris Hondros. He is best known for graphic photographs he took in the northwestern Iraqi city of Tal Afar in 2005 when U.S. troops opened fire on a family of eight approaching a checkpoint in a car. Both parents were killed while the six children in the backseat looked on. [includes rush transcript]

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