Tag: CIA

US and UK spy agencies disagree about #Huawei threat

US and UK spy agencies disagree about #Huawei threat

| April 21, 2019

The CIA’s warning over Chinese telecom company Huawei in the Times of London newspaper yesterday –  April 20th – seems at odds with the opinion given by the UK’s cyber spy agency GCHQ. The newspaper article reported that early in 2019, in a campaign to get Huawei equipment banned from western communications networks, the CIA […]

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#Magnitsky: Kremlin’s TV accused the CIA of a plot to cause the death of Sergei Magnitsky

#Magnitsky: Kremlin’s TV accused the CIA of a plot to cause the death of Sergei Magnitsky

| April 14, 2016 | 0 Comments

On 13 April evening, the Kremlin’s main TV propaganda channel, Rossiya-1, distributed a video showing fake documents claiming that the CIA had organised the withholding of medical care to Sergei Magnitsky in a Russian detention center to cause his death. To support this claim, the TV channel showed a CIA report dated 20 September 2009, […]

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CIA torture: ‘Torture calls into question the very basis of our values’

CIA torture: ‘Torture calls into question the very basis of our values’

| February 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

The torture methods used by the CIA to extract information from detainees have sparked another debate in Parliament in the wake of the US Senate publishing its report on the CIA’s detention and interrogation programme. MEPs were asked to vote on two different resolutions on this on 11 February, but only one of them was […]

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CIA human-rights abuses: European Parliament calls for governments to finally act on renditions

CIA human-rights abuses: European Parliament calls for governments to finally act on renditions

| February 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

The European Parliament today adopted a resolution on CIA abuses in response to the recent US Senate Report on the use of torture by the CIA, which explicitly dealt with CIA abuses on EU territory. Following the vote, Green civil liberties spokesperson Eva Joly (pictured) stated: “Parliament is again seeking to up the pressure on EU governments […]

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