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2008-12-03 07:30:00

SHENZHEN, China, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- China Security & Surveillance Technology, Inc. (NYSE: CSR; DIFX: CSR) ("CSR"), a leading provider of digital surveillance technology in China, today announced that as a follow up to the press release issued on November 18, 2008, Whitehorse Technology Limited, a company wholly owned by Mr. Tu Guo Shen, Chief Executive Officer of CSR, signed an agreement with third party noteholders that are not affiliated with CSR to restructure the payment...

2008-08-04 18:00:02

KASHGAR, China _ China said Monday that two assailants in a truck mowed down a group of jogging policemen, then tossed grenades and slashed gasping survivors with knives in an attack that left 16 officers dead in this restive Muslim region in the nation's far west. It was the bloodiest such attack in recent times in China, and it sent trepidation through the country just four days before the Summer Olympic Games open. The state news agency, Xinhua, said the policemen were jogging at about...

2006-06-29 12:15:56

By Jane Sutton GUANTANAMO BAY U.S. NAVAL BASE (Reuters) - A U.S. Supreme Court ruling on war crimes tribunals being held at Guantanamo navy base will have little effect on the detention camp that holds 450 foreign captives, the camp commander said. "I don't think there's any direct outcome on our detention operation," Rear Adm. Harry Harris, the prison commander, said in an interview this week before the ruling. The high court upheld on Thursday a Guantanamo defendant's challenge to...

2006-06-27 14:22:51

By James Vicini WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court is preparing a potential landmark ruling that could determine the fate of the military tribunals created by President George W. Bush to try Guantanamo prisoners for war crimes. The ruling by the nation's highest court, which is expected later this week, will be one of the most significant presidential war powers cases since World War Two and could determine whether the tribunals are lawful. No one outside the court knows...

2006-06-27 12:52:36

By James Vicini WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court is preparing a potential landmark ruling that could determine the fate of the military tribunals created by President George W. Bush to try Guantanamo prisoners for war crimes. The ruling by the nation's highest court, which is expected later this week, will be one of the most significant presidential war powers cases since World War Two and could determine whether the tribunals are lawful. No one outside the court knows...

2006-06-19 18:28:53

By Jane Sutton MIAMI (Reuters) - The U.S. military on Monday put off hearings in the Guantanamo war crimes tribunals at least until July, meaning they will not reconvene until after an expected ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court on their legitimacy. The U.S. Supreme Court is due to rule by June 30 on the legitimacy of the military courts that President George W. Bush created to try suspected terrorists after the September 11 attacks. The Pentagon had already suspended the tribunals...

2006-05-05 18:37:09

By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States said on Friday it had flown five Chinese Muslim men who had been held at the Guantanamo Bay prison to resettle in Albania, declining to send them back to China because they might face persecution. The State Department said Albania accepted the five ethnic Uighurs -- including two whose quest for freedom went all the way to the the Supreme Court -- for resettlement as refugees. The Pentagon said 17 other Chinese Uighurs remained...

2006-04-04 18:37:07

By Jane Sutton GUANTANAMO BAY U.S. NAVAL BASE (Reuters) - An Afghan prisoner accused of participating in a grenade attack on a car full of civilians went before a U.S. military tribunal at the Guantanamo naval base on Tuesday as participants awaited a Supreme Court ruling on the tribunal system's legitimacy. Afghan detainee Abdul Zahir made his first appearance on charges of conspiring to commit war crimes, aiding the enemy and attacking civilians. He deferred entering a plea. The...

2006-01-13 13:46:52

By Jane Sutton GUANTANAMO BAY U.S. NAVAL BASE, Cuba (Reuters) - U.S. military officers ordered to defend accused war criminals at Guantanamo base in Cuba have joined the outcry of activists assailing the court system for human rights violations. "It was horrific to sit there and watch this happen," said Army Maj. Tom Fleener, who represented a Yemeni prisoner in pretrial hearings at Guantanamo this week. The nine Guantanamo prisoners charged so far are accused of conspiring with the...


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