Friday, 1 July 2011
US Widens Inquiries Into Two Jail Deaths
Eric Lichtblau and Eric Schmitt, The New York Times: "The Justice Department announced Thursday that it was opening a full criminal investigation into the deaths of two terrorism suspects in CIA custody overseas, but it was closing inquiries into the treatment of nearly 100 other detainees over the last decade. Attorney General Eric H Holder Jr said that a two-year review by a specially appointed prosecutor, John H Durham, had determined that any further investigation into that large group of cases 'is not warranted.' The inquiry into the two deaths, though, could result in criminal charges against Central Intelligence Agency officers or contractors."
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Posted by Irishgreeneyes at 16:23