21 January 2007

Leahy Questions Gonzales Over Torture

Finally, there is someone whith some authority asking reasonable questions and getting reasonably pissed. Senator Leahy admonished Alberto Gonzales at yesterdays briefing on the treatment of Maher Arar. Arar is a Canadian citizen who was detained and sent to Syria where he was tortured on a regular basis for almost a year before being released uncharged.

1 comment:

Erik said...

You can see more of the discussion at this link to Democracy Now's coverage: http://www.democracynow.org/article.pl?sid=07/01/19/1432225