February 22, 2009
SPARE SOME CHANGE?
Just one month since Barack Obama declared "we reject as false the choice between our safety and our ideals", his administration has disappointed human rights campaigners by sticking to the old Bush position on those America holds in Afghanistan.
Hundreds of prisoners held at Bagram airbase should not, they say, have access to American justice.
But we have learned of another secretive and controversial prison which is technically an Afghan jail where former inmates of Guantanamo and Taliban fighters are being held.