13 September 2006

Extraordinary rendition: Amnesty vs. Bush

Most politically aware Americans have likely heard by now of the Bush administration's practice of "extraordinary rendition", which involves sending prisoners abroad for interrogation in other countries that are known to practice torture.

In a recent article at AlterNet, my Amnesty International colleague Margaret Satterthwaite profiles two innocent victims of extraordinary rendition, and then examines the legal issues surrounding the practice.

To read Margaret's piece, click here.

Then, for a video of Bush defending this stuff (and dissing Amnesty International) while being questioned by Matt Lauer, click here. Bush's body language says so much more than his lame talking points.

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