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The Document Archive - News and media reports: March - April 2009

 

April 30th, 2009 - UN Human Rights Report: Torture and Detention Without Charge in Iraq

1 news article from Newsweek

 

April 30th, 2009 - Soldier: Comrades Wore ‘Ninja Suits’ as Disguise

2 news articles from the Associated Press & Steven Green Trial Blog

 

April 30th, 2009 - Green Murder, Rape Trial Enters 4th Day

2 news articles from the Associated Press & Steven Green Trial Blog

 

April 29th, 2009 - Uncovering the Veil Over ‘CIA Prison’

1 news article from the Inter Press Service

 

April 29th, 2009 - Court Refuses to Reconsider Chessani Ruling

1 news article from North County Times

 

April 29th, 2009 - Ex-Sgt.: Soldier Acknowledged Role in Iraq Crime

2 news articles from the Associated Press & Agence France Presse

 

April 29th, 2009 - Lt. Col. Testifies in Ex-Soldier’s Federal Trial

3 news articles from the Associated Press, Agence France Presse & Time Magazine

 

April 28th, 2009 - Iraq Demands Official Apology for U.S. Raid

1 news article from Reuters

 

April 28th, 2009 - Col.: Accused Ex-Soldier Wanted to Shoot Civilians

2 news articles from the Associated Press & Steven Green Trial Blog

 

April 28th, 2009 - Fed Court Revives Rendition Lawsuit Against Boeing

1 news article from the Associated Press

 

April 28th, 2009 - Ex-Soldier Bragged about Iraqi Rape, Deaths: Lawyer

2 news articles from Reuters & Associated Press

 

April 27th, 2009 - New Evidence of Torture Prison in Poland

1 news article from Der Spiegel

 

April 27th, 2009 - Ex-Soldier’s Ky. Trial for Iraq Crime Begins

3 news articles from the Associated Press, Louisville Courier-Journal & Steven Green Trial Blog

 

April 27th, 2009 - Iraq: US Raid ‘Crime’ that Breaks Security Pact

4 news articles from the Associated Press, Wall Street Journal, Agence France Presse & the Scotsman

 

April 26th, 2009 - After a U.S. Raid: 2 Iraqis Dead, Protests and Regrets

2 news articles from the Associated Press & New York Times

 

April 26th, 2009 - Prosecutors Want Arguments Barred in Ex-Soldier’s Trial

1 news article from the Louisville Courier-Journal

 

April 26th, 2009 - CIA Reportedly Declined to Closely Evaluate Harsh Interrogations

1 news article from the Los Angeles Times

 

April 25th, 2009 - Feds Seek to Force Testimony in Ex-Soldier’s Case

1 news article from the Associated Press

 

April 24th, 2009 - Marine Corps to Prosecute Third Fallujah Suspect

1 news article from North County Times

 

April 23rd, 2009 - White House Fights Back on Torture Flap

1 news article from Agence France Presse

 

April 23rd, 2009 - Secret Tally has 87,215 Iraqis Dead

1 news article from the Associated Press

 

April 23rd, 2009 - Barak: Gaza Probe Shows IDF Among World’s Most Moral Armies

1 news article from Haaretz

 

April 23rd, 2009 - Lawyer Asks Marines to Drop Iraq Murder Charge

1 news article from the Associated Press

 

April 23rd, 2009 - Feds: Murtha Immune from Pa. Haditha Slander Suit

1 news article from the Associated Press

 

April 22nd, 2009 - Lawyer Tells Court CIA Memos Undermine Case

1 news article from San Francisco Chronicle

 

April 22nd, 2009 - Serving Under the Army’s Most Ruthless Soldier

1 feature article from the Daily Beast      

 

April 22nd, 2009 - Israel Denies Violating International Law in Gaza

4 news articles from the Associated Press, New York Times, Christian Science Monitor & the Times

 

April 22nd, 2009 - Italian Judge to Rule in May on CIA Trial

2 news articles from the Associated Press & Reuters

 

April 21st, 2009 - Iraqi Victims Outraged at Slow Blackwater Exit

2 news articles from the Associated Press

 

April 20th, 2009 - CIA Waterboarded Al-Qaida Suspects 266 Times

1 news article from the Guardian

 

April 20th, 2009 - Torture Case Lawyers May Face Jail for Letter

1 news article from the San Francisco Chronicle

 

April 20th, 2009 - Blackwater out of Iraq? No, not yet.

1 news article from the Associated Press

 

April 19th, 2009 - British Intelligence Prosecution Fear over US Torture Memos

1 news article from the Times

 

April 19th, 2009 - Government Apologises for Torture Cover-Up

1 news article from the Sunday Times

 

April 18th, 2009 - UN Expert Criticizes US Torture Decision

1 news article from the Associated Press

 

April 17th, 2009 - Marines Seek War Crimes Charges Against Camp Pendleton Officer

1 news article from the Los Angeles Times

 

April 17th, 2009 - Ky. Jury Set for Ex-Soldier’s Iraq Slayings Trial

1 news article from the Associated Press

 

April 17th, 2009 - NCO Gets Life for Slaying Iraqi Detainees

1 news article from Stars and Stripes

 

April 16th, 2009 - Obama Releases Bush Torture Memos

1 news article from the Guardian

 

April 16th, 2009 - CIA Off The Hook For Past Waterboarding

1 news article from CBS News

 

April 16th, 2009 - Iraq Air Raids Hit Mostly Women and Children

1 news article from the Independent

 

April 16th, 2009 - Israel Snubs UN Gaza War Inquiry

1 news article from Al Jazeera

 

April 16th, 2009 - US Army Soldier Sentenced to Life in Prison

3 news articles from the Associated Press, Agence France Presse & Stars and Stripes

 

April 15th, 2009 - US Army Soldier Convicted over 2007 Iraq Deaths

2 news articles from the Associated Press

 

April 15th, 2009 - Israel will not Cooperate with UN Gaza Inquiry

2 news articles from Reuters & Haaretz

 

April 15th, 2009 - Ex-Marine from Pa. Revises Murtha Comment Suit, PA

1 news article from the Associated Press

 

April 14th, 2009 - Iraq Murders US Court-Martial Continues in Germany

1 news article from the Associated Press

 

April 14th, 2009 - Appeals Court: Marine Can’t Sue Murtha

1 news article from the Associated Press

 

April 14th, 2009 - Soldiers are Convicted; Army Assailed

2 feature articles from the Louisville Courier-Journal

 

April 13th, 2009 - Stress Builds - As Does Hatred of the Iraqis

1 feature article from the Louisville Courier-Journal

 

April 13th, 2009 - The Crisis of Iraqi Refugees Through the Levant

1 feature article from Middle East Times

 

April 12th, 2009 - Murders, Rape in Iraq Lead to Kentucky Court

1 feature article from the Louisville Courier-Journal

 

April 11th, 2009 - As Marines’ Exit Gathers Pace, Some Iraqis Fret

1 news article from the Associated Press

 

April 10th, 2009 - More Funds Sought for Iraq and Afghanistan

1 news article from the Washington Post

 

April 10th, 2009 - Marine is Acquitted in Killing of Iraqi

2 news articles from San Diego Union-Tribune & North County Times

 

April 9th, 2009 - Marine Acquitted of Murder in Iraq Slaying

4 news articles from the Associated Press, Agence France Presse, Los Angeles Times & North County Times

 

April 9th, 2009 - C.I.A. Closing Secret Overseas Sites for Terror Detainees

1 news article from the New York Times

 

April 8th, 2009 - Closing Arguments for Marine Accused of Iraq Death

3 news articles from the Associated Press, Los Angeles Times & North County Times

 

April 7th, 2009 - Red Cross: Gitmo Medical Personnel Violated Ethics

1 news article from the Associated Press

 

April 6th, 2009 - Weemer Testimony Ends with Appearance by Marine Hero

1 news article from North County Times

 

April 6th, 2009 - As Iraq Rape Trial Begins, Attorneys Attack Law

1 news article from the Associated Press

 

April 5th, 2009 - US Soldier Faces Death for Murder and Raping Iraqi Girl

1 news article from Agence France Presse

 

April 3rd, 2009 - Ex-Blackwater Workers May Return to Iraq Jobs

1 news article from New York Times

 

April 3rd, 2009 - US Marine Stood with Gun over Iraqi: Witness

4 news articles from Agence France Presse, San Diego Union-Tribune, North County Times & Riverside Press-Enterprise

 

April 2nd, 2009 - Lie Detector Leads to US Marine Being Charged for Murder of Iraqi in Fallujah

3 news articles from The Times, Los Angeles Times & North County Times

 

April 1st, 2009 - Lawsuit Targets Xe over Iraq Shootings

1 news article from the Associated Press

 

April 1st, 2009 - US Replaces Blackwater for Some Iraq Security

3 news articles from the Associated Press & USA Today

 

April 1st, 2009 - Marine’s Trial Begins in ‘04 Slaying in Iraq

3 news articles from the San Diego Union-Tribune, Agence France Presse & North County Times

 

April 1st, 2009 - Jury Motion Withdrawn in Iraq Slaying Case

1 news article from the Associated Press

 

March 31st, 2009 - Trial Begins for Marine in Iraq Killings Case

2 news articles from the Associated Press & North County Times

 

March 31st, 2009 - Attorneys Question Jury Pool in Iraq Slay Case

1 news article from the Associated Press

 

March 30th, 2009 - US Soldier Gets 35 Years in Deaths of 4 Iraqis

3 news articles from Associated Press, Agence France Presse & Stars and Stripes

 

March 30th, 2009 - US Soldier Guilty in Killing of 4 Iraqis in 2007

2 news articles from the Associated Press & Agence France Presse

 

March 29th, 2009 - US Sergeant Faces Iraq Murder Trial

1 news article from Agence France Presse

 

March 28th, 2009 - Gaza’s Phosphorus Legacy

1 feature article from Al Jazeera

 

March 28th, 2009 - Parents of Edmond Soldier Maintain His Innocence

1 news article from the Associated Press

 

March 27th, 2009 - Fallujah is Test Case for Post-US Iraq

1 news article from the Associated Press

 

March 27th, 2009 - Did Israel Use White Phosphorous in Gaza Not as a Smokescreen But as an Incendiary Weapon?

1 feature article from American Chronicle

 

March 27th, 2009 - Fallujah Suspect on Trial at Pendleton

1 news article from North County Times

 

March 27th, 2009 - Torture Inquiry Reveals 15 New Cases

1 news article from the Daily Telegraph

 

March 27th, 2009 - Former CIA Contractor Appeals Assault Conviction

1 news article from the Associated Press

 

March 27th, 2009 - More Lawsuits Filed Against Blackwater Security Firm

1 news article from the Los Angeles Times

 

March 26th, 2009 - Investigator: NATO Countries Knew About Secret CIA Flights

1 news article from Deutsche Welle

 

March 26th, 2009 - Police to Investigate Binyam Mohamed Claims of MI5 Torture Complicity

1 news article from the Guardian

 

March 25th, 2009 - Report Condemns Israel’s Phosphorus Shell Use in Gaza

3 news articles from CNN, Reuters & the Guardian

 

March 25th, 2009 - The Media, Military and Murder - Part 2

1 feature article from the Middle East Times

 

March 24th, 2009 - The Media, Military and Murder

1 feature article from the Middle East Times

 

March 24th, 2009 - Israeli War Crimes Allegations: What the Law Says

1 feature article from the Guardian

 

March 23rd, 2009 - Utahn Charged in Iraq Killings Suspended from Constable Job

5 news & feature articles from the Salt Lake Tribune & Deseret News

 

March 23rd, 2009 - Plea Bargain Was Considered for British Detainee

1 news article from the New York Times

 

March 21st, 2009 - Judge Recommends Lighter Sentence for Soldier

1 news article from the Associated Press

 

March 21st, 2009 - Iraqi Widow Sues Former Blackwater Employee and Company

1 news article from the Los Angeles Times

 

March 20th, 2009 - Iraqi Family Sues Ex-Blackwater Guard Over Death

2 news articles from the Associated Press & Agence France Presse

 

March 19th, 2009 - U.N. Rights Envoy Sees Israeli War Crimes in Gaza

2 news articles from Reuters & Associated Press

 

March 19th, 2009 - Ex-Bush Admin Official: Many at Gitmo Are Innocent

1 news article from the Associated Press

 

March 18th, 2009 - CIA Kidnap Trial in Italy to Resume in April

1 news article from Voice of America

 

March 17th, 2009 - U.S. Moves to Replace Contractors in Iraq

2 news articles from the Washington Post & Washington Times

 

March 17th, 2009 - Military Court Upholds War-Crime Dismissal Against Marine

2 news articles from the Los Angeles Times & North County Times

 

March 17th, 2009 - CIA Group Formed to Review Detainee Policies

1 news article from Agence France Presse

 

March 16th, 2009 - International Justice Experts Call for War Crimes Inquiry of Israel

1 news article from Voice of America

 

March 16th, 2009 - Red Cross Report: CIA Tortured Terror Suspects

2 news articles from the Associated Press & New York Review of Books

 

March 13th, 2009 - CBS News Hails Military Ruling in Haditha Case

1 news article from the Associated Press

 

March 13th, 2009 - Prosecutor Expects CIA Trial to Continue

1 news article from the Associated Press

 

March 12th, 2009 - ‘60 Minutes’ Outtakes Barred from Use against Marine

2 news articles from the San Diego Union-Tribune & North County Times

 

March 12th, 2009 - Haditha Prosecutor Argues for Release of Interview

1 news article from the Associated Press

 

March 11th, 2009 - Italy’s High Court Sinks CIA Rendition Case

2 news articles from the Associated Press & Reuters

 

March 11th, 2009 - Court-Martial Begins for Marine in Iraqi Civilian Deaths

2 news articles from the Los Angeles Times & North County Times

 

March 11th, 2009 - Brown Rejects Judge-Led Inquiry into UK Spies

1 news article from the Associated Press

 

March 10th, 2009 - Haditha Case Back in Court Wednesday

1 news article from North County Times

 

March 10th, 2009 - Italy’s Highest Court Hears CIA Kidnap Arguments

2 news articles from the Associated Press & Reuters

 

March 10th, 2009 - UN Experts to Probe Secret CIA Detention Centres

2 news articles from Agence France Presse & Reuters

 

March 9th, 2009 - Detainee’s Account Roils U.K. Leaders

1 news article from the Washington Post

 

March 9th, 2009 - UN Report Condemns Britain over Torture Cases

1 news article from the Guardian

 

March 8th, 2009 - Britain Briefed my Torturers, Says Ex-Guantanamo Detainee

1 news article from the Independent

 

March 8th, 2009 - Drawdown in Iraq Begins: 12,000 Troops to Return by Fall

1 news article from the Christian Science Monitor

 

March 7th, 2009 - Guantanamo Prisoner Tells of Dark Afghan Prison

2 news articles from the Associated Press & Agence France Presse

 

March 5th, 2009 - IDF Fears Gaza Probe Could Harm Officers Abroad

1 news article from Haaretz

 

March 3rd, 2009 - Xe Tries to Leave History of Blackwater Behind

1 news article from the Associated Press

 

March 3rd, 2009 - Bush-Era Memo Details Argument for Rendition Power

2 news articles from the Associated Press & the Washington Post

 

March 1st, 2009 - Defense Seeks Mistrial in Behenna Case

1 news article from KOCO.com

 

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