Tuesday, June 17, 2008

Glenn Greenwald on UK debate over civil liberties of accused terror suspects.

Given the US media tendency to not pay much attention to news from abroad, here's a link to Glenn Greenwald's SALON column about the debate over UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown's recently-passed initiative to lengthen the detention of terror suspects without charges to 42 days from 28:


Sidebar: This past weekend, CNN did cover a story where secret UK government records were accidentally left in public--for the second time.  But the coverage was rather smirky at best.

1 comment:

  1. See also: http://www.ng2000.com/fw.php?tp=civil-liberties