relay station alleged to have been a CIA black site. Asia Pacific Resources, a wholly owned subsidiary of Italian-Thai Development PLC, owns the concession to the Udon Thani potash mines and plans to develop them. According to press
in Udon Thani was reported to be a black site. Former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra has denied these reports. is an airport
the NMMP's mine-clearance work in Iraq In Iraq, Abu Ghraib was disclosed as also working as a black site, and was the center of an extensive prisoner abuse scandal (Abu Ghraib torture and prisoner abuse). of standard gauge. IRR has one international interchange, with Chemins de Fer Syriens (CFS) at Rabiya. The system runs from Rabiya southward through Mosul, Bayji, and Baghdad to Basra, with a branch line from Shouaiba Junction (near Basra) to the ports of Khor Az Zubair and Umm Qasr, westward from Baghdad through Ramadi and Haqlaniya to Al Qaim and Husayba, with a branch line from Al Qaim to Akashat, and east-west from Haqlaniya through Bayji to Kirkuk. The unit deployed in support of OIF I, assisted the local police and performed security operations in southern Iraq, mainly Um Qasar (Umm Qasr) and Basra, co-located with British units there.
, Bagram, and secret black site prisons scatttered around the globe, according to a bipartisan U.S.Senate Armed Services Committee report. Knowlton, Brian.Report Gives New Detail on Approval of Brutal Techniques New York Times, April 21, 2009 (report linked to article) ref>
: Memo on Methods Of Interrogation Had Wide Review publisher ''Washington Post'' date 2004-06-27 first Dana last Priest accessdate May 2, 2010 In Iraq, Abu Ghraib was disclosed as also working as a black site, and was the center of an extensive prisoner abuse scandal (Abu Ghraib torture and prisoner abuse). *Sure; with Guantanamo (w:Guantanamo) and Abu Ghraib (w:Abu Ghraib), and headlines about Michael B. Mukasey (w:Michael B. Mukasey) such as ''Is It Torture? The Nominee Won’t Say'', why wouldn't an examination of BDSM and torture in the popular culture be appropriate? --David Shankbone (User:David Shankbone) 20:50, 21 October 2007 (UTC) ::This is Wikinews...not Wikipedia :) And I think its a GREAT interview...this should bring in some readers. I like to have something a bit controversial every now and then. :) ''DragonFire1024 (User:DragonFire1024)'' ('''Talk to the Dragon (User talk:DragonFire1024)''') 20:51, 21 October 2007 (UTC) :'''Michael:''' It’s all ridiculous. I don’t get embarrassed being an American, but I definitely avoid going places where Americans aren’t popular. :'''EW:''' But aside from all that, just living here year after year when you have a government that you hate, and that is systematically destroying the fabric of our society, and just taking apart everything they can think of. “Health care for children? Veto that. School system? Let’s destroy that.” Whatever you can think of. “Prisoners rights (w:Prisoners rights)? Let’s create Guantanamo Bay (w:Guantanamo Bay) and Abu Ghraib (w:Abu Ghraib).” Everything! I just sent a check today to the ACLU (w:ACLU). It’s really the time to be doing that. '''DS: Nadine Strossen is such a believer (ACLU President Strossen on religion, drugs, guns and impeaching George Bush). I guess you need to be a believer to be President of the ACLU. What trait do you deplore in yourself? The reports undermine claims made by several Bush-era officials that the leaked events of Abu Ghraib (w:Abu Ghraib) and Guantanamo Bay (w:Guantanamo Bay) were the result of "bad apples" from the bottom of both the CIA and the Pentagon's command structure. Says Carl Levin (w:Carl Levin), chair of the intelligence committee: "The paper trail on abuse leads to top civilian leaders, and our report connects the dots."
, and their contract employees tortured untold thousands at Guantánamo Bay, Abu Ghraib, Bagram, and secret black site prisons scatttered around the globe, according to a bipartisan U.S.Senate Armed Services Committee report. Knowlton, Brian. Report Gives New Detail on Approval of Brutal
is a list of other failed assassination attempts: Bin al-Shibh was captured in Pakistan on September 11, 2002, after a gun battle in Karachi with the Pakistani ISI (Inter-Services Intelligence) and the CIA's Special Activities Division. ^ http: www.washingtonpost.com wp-dyn content article 2007 12 17 AR2007121702151.html On September 14, 2002 he was subsequently turned over to the United States, which transferred him to a black site in Morocco
in Indonesia, the 1993 World Trade Center bombing and various foiled attacks. He was charged in February 2008 with war crimes and murder by a U.S. military commission (Military Commissions Act of 2006) and faces the death penalty if convicted. File:Khalid Shaikh Mohammed after capture.jpg thumb alt Bedraggled man with heavy chest hair and tousled hair wearing a white t-shirt Khalid Sheikh Mohammed after his capture in Pakistan
makes an unprecedented call for the suspension of privileges, for any member state (European Union member states) found to have hosted a CIA (Central Intelligence Agency) black site. (ABC) *Running water is restored to the city of Harbin, in Heilongjiang, China (People's Republic of China) after several days of a water cut-off due to the toxic benzene spill. Yilan County, Heilongjiang, however, is still without
of Romania and Poland in secret CIA-run prisons (black site) from 2003 to 2005 (both countries denied the existence of such prisons) hurt the Atlanticist idea. Grey, Stephen, and Doreen Carvajal. "Secret Prisons in 2 Countries Held Qaeda Suspects, Report Says," The New York Times, . Retrieved on 2007-10-14. "
of the Council of Europe on illegal activities of the US secret service CIA (Central Intelligence Agency) in Europe, Dick Marty, as one of the persons who authorized or at least knew about and must stand accountable for the black site at the Mihail Kogălniceanu (Mihail Kogălniceanu International Airport) military base from 2003 to 2005. Commons:Category:Afghanistan WikiPedia:Afghanistan Dmoz:Regional Asia Afghanistan
television station KTN (Kenya Television Network), following their report that President (Heads of State of Kenya) Mwai Kibaki held secret meetings with key opposition figure Kalonzo Musyoka. (BBC), (Reuters) * CIA flights (Black site#Investigations in France concerning CIA flights): French newspaper ''Le Figaro'' reveals that the attorney general
: news.bbc.co.uk 2 hi africa 4765250.stm (BBC) , (Reuters) * CIA flights (Black site#Investigations in France concerning CIA flights): French newspaper ''Le Figaro'' reveals that the attorney general of Bobigny has opened up an investigation concerning the landing of a CIA flight in Le Bourget Airport following a complaint deposed at the end of December 2005 by NGOs International Federation of Human
service spokesman Vladimir Simko said he would not disclose any information about possible Slovak black sites to the media. Image:AltynEmeil.jpg thumb 300px right The steppes
and the CIA's Special Activities Division. ^ http: www.washingtonpost.com wp-dyn content article 2007 12 17 AR2007121702151.html On September 14, 2002 he was subsequently turned over to the United States, which transferred him to a black site in Morocco for interrogation. The CIA admitted in August 2010 that it has video tapes of these interrogations.
Black site thumb alt Bedraggled man with heavy chest hair and tousled hair wearing a white t-shirt Khalid Sheikh Mohammed after his capture in Pakistan (File:Khalid Shaikh Mohammed after capture.jpg) on March 1, 2003On September 11, 2002, members of Pakistani Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) claimed to have killed or captured Khalid Sheikh Mohammed during a raid in Karachi that resulted in bin al-Shibh's capture. Some people have reported that Mohammed escaped, but that his family
in 1947 to create the Muslim state of Pakistan, a significant portion of the Punjab region became part of the new state. Ethnic cleansing of Hindus and Sikhs led to a major exodus of those communities from Pakistan into India; conversely Muslims in the Indian territory were subject to the same ethnic cleansing and forced migration to Pakistan. Large numbers of Sikh places of worship (gurdwaras) were destroyed and hundreds of thousands of Sikhs were killed. * CIA flights (Black site#Investigations in France concerning CIA flights): French newspaper ''Le Figaro'' reveals that the attorney general of Bobigny has opened up an investigation concerning the landing of a CIA flight in Le Bourget Airport following a complaint deposed at the end of December 2005 by NGOs International Federation of Human Rights Leagues and the French ''Ligue des droits de l'homme''. (Le Figaro) * Just two days before U.S. President (President of the United States) George W. Bush is scheduled to visit Pakistan, a car bomb exploded in the Marriott Hotel Karachi parking lot adjacent to a United States consulate in Karachi, killing at least four people including a US diplomat and his driver and injuring at least fifty others. (CNN) * A prison riot involving close to 1,300 prisoners at Afghanistan's Pul-e-Charkhi prison ended after four days. (BBC) * Italian prosecutors ask for Prime Minister (Prime Minister of Italy) Silvio Berlusconi and British lawyer David Mills (David Mills (lawyer)) to be indicted (indictment) in the on-going alleged bribery case (BBC) * Twenty-six people are killed (2006 Pakistan landmine blast) in Dera Bugti, southwest Pakistan, when their vehicle hits a landmine. The victims were primarily women and children. Both tribal rebels and security forces planted landmines (Balochistan (Pakistan)#Post Independence) in the area. (BBC) *Terminal D at LaGuardia Airport in New York City was closed due to a security breach. (CNN) '''Ahmad Rafique Akhtar''' (born April 15, 1941) is a Sufi Islamic scholar from Pakistan. He is from Gujar Khan. A graduate of Government College, Lahore, he has been associated with teaching for years. Finally, Commons:Category:Pakistan WikiPedia:Pakistan Dmoz:Regional Asia Pakistan