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Human Rights Watch accuses US of covering up extent of waterboarding | guardian.co.uk

Human Rights Watch (HRW) has accused the US government of covering up the extent of waterboarding at secret CIA prisons, alleging that Libyan opponents of Muammar Gaddafi were subjected to the torture before being handed over to the former dictator’s security police. The New York-based human rights group has cast “serious doubt” on Washington’s claim that only three people, all ...

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NATO urged to investigate civilian deaths in Libya | BBC News

A leading human rights organisation has urged NATO to investigate fully the deaths of civilians in air strikes in Libya last year. Human Rights Watch believes NATO air strikes killed at least 72 civilians and says the organisation needs to bear responsibility where appropriate. “We’re calling for prompt, credible and thorough investigations,” HRW’s Fred Abrahams told BBC News. NATO insists ...

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