Stop Canadian Complicity in Torture: The Motto: Agonizing over probability of getting caught…not over commiting the crime

The Kill Team by Mark Boal – March 27, 2011 http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/news/the-kill-team-20110327? At the link bellow the photos Pentagon went to extraordinary measures to suppress and the full story of this specific American Kill Team: http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/photos/the-kill-team-photos -20110327/0602176 Photo #2:Mudin was about 15 years old killed by two American soldiers – Cpl.

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Stop Canadian Complicity in Torture: The Motto: Agonizing over probability of getting caught…not over commiting the crime

The Kill Team by Mark Boal – March 27, 2011 http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/news/the-kill-team-20110327? At the link bellow the photos Pentagon went to extraordinary measures to suppress and the full story of this specific American Kill Team: http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/photos/the-kill-team-photos -20110327/0602176 Photo #2:Mudin was about 15 years old killed by two American soldiers – Cpl.

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Stop Canadian Complicity in Torture: The Motto: Agonizing over probability of getting caught…not over commiting the crime

The Kill Team

by Mark Boal – March 27, 2011

http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/news/the-kill-team-20110327?

At the link bellow the photos Pentagon went to extraordinary measures to suppress and the full story of this specific American Kill Team:

http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/photos/the-kill-team-photos -20110327/0602176

Photo #2:
Mudin was about 15 years old killed by two American soldiers – Cpl. Jeremy Morlock and Pfc. Andrew Holmes – who staged the killing to make it look like they had been
under attack

http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/photos/the-kill-team-photos-20110327/0543781

The Images were first published by Der Spiegel on March 24, 2011

http://www.spiegel.de/fotostrecke/fotostrecke-65981.html

Der Spiegel article at

http://www.spiegel.de/international/world/0,1518,752918,00.html

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Stop Canadian Complicity in Torture: UK House of Commons’ Foreign Affairs Committeee – Foreign Secretary William Hague on the case of Bradley Manning

Full hearing at:http://www.parliamentlive.tv/Main/Player.aspx?meetingId=7966&player=silverlight Bradley Manning – at at 16:46:43 min On YouTube: Transcript : Clwyd: I want to raise with you the question of Bradley Manning, the US marine, who at present is in a military prison – untried and unconvicted – and the treatment that has been given him.

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Stop Canadian Complicity in Torture: UK House of Commons’ Foreign Affairs Committeee – Foreign Secretary William Hague on the case of Bradley Manning

Full hearing at:http://www.parliamentlive.tv/Main/Player.aspx?meetingId=7966&player=silverlight Bradley Manning – at at 16:46:43 min On YouTube: Transcript : Clwyd: I want to raise with you the question of Bradley Manning, the US marine, who at present is in a military prison – untried and unconvicted – and the treatment that has been given him.

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Stop Canadian Complicity in Torture: UK House of Commons’ Foreign Affairs Committeee – Foreign Secretary William Hague on the case of Bradley Manning

Full hearing at:
http://www.parliamentlive.tv/Main/Player.aspx?meetingId=7966&player=silverlight

Bradley Manning – at at 16:46:43 min

On YouTube:

Transcript :

Clwyd: I want to raise with you the question of Bradley Manning, the US marine, who at present is in a military prison – untried and unconvicted – and the treatment that has been given him. He has been kept in solitary confinement over the past ten months, he is denied access to the normal things that one has every day. He is made to stand naked outside his cell every morning and so on and so forth. And as you know, Hilary Clinton’s press spokesman has been forced to resign over the comments that he made over the treatment of Bradley Manning, calling it “counterproductive and stupid.”

Bradley Manning’s mother in Welsh, from Pembrokeshire. She has visited him recently and everyone is very concerned about his treatment. I wonder if you can raise it, or have raised it, because there is a lot of public interest in the treatment of Bradley Manning.

Hague: Well, on this particular case, Mr Manning’s lawyer apparently wrote on the 2nd February on his blog that “Mr. Manning does not hold a UK passport, nor does he consider himself a UK citizen.” Beyond that we can’t comment on an individual’s nationality without their consent. And in that situation, of course, our standing on this matter is limited. He is not asking for our help, nor considering himself British.

In general, conditions in US prisons do meet international standards. Solitary confinement is a procedure used in many countries. It is deemed to offer protection both to the inmate and those around them. It is for his legal representative to challenge his treatment, if they judge that his treatment fails to meet international standards.

The fact that it has been raised in this committee, of course, can be brought to the attention of the United States. So it can be, and will be. But our position, from a legal and a consular point of view is as I’ve just been describing.

Clwyd: Can I just say that his legal representative published an 11-page document a few days ago, which was a statement from Manning but also a complaint from his lawyer about his treatment. So as we are receiving letters from constituents on this particular subject, I will be coming back to you on this subject.

Hague: Well, do come back to me and of course I will write you a letter so you can correspond with your constituents.


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