Saturday, May 1, 2010

Sales People: Selling and Buying human beings

"The Pakistani tribesmen slaughtered a sheep in honor of their guests, Arabs and Chinese Muslims famished from fleeing U.S. bombing in the Afghan mountains. But their hosts had ulterior motives: to sell them to the Americans, said the men who are now prisoners at Guantanamo Bay. "(Associeted Press - 2005-

Murat Kurnaz was sold to the Americans at the age of 19. He was then held in extrajudicial detention, tortured at the U.S. military base in Kandahar, Afghanistan and in the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay Naval Base, Cuba for four years.
A German Parliamentary inquiry is investigating the extent to which German military and counter-terrorism authorities participated in the American Program of Torture and Extraordinary Rendition.