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2006-04-05 10:40:00

Three men newly freed from jail in Yemen have given detailed accounts to Amnesty International that suggest they may previously have been held at a secret U.S. prison in Eastern Europe, the rights group said on Wednesday.

2005-08-03 18:49:22

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Two men now in a Yemeni prison appear to have been kept in secret U.S. detention facilities in solitary confinement for more than 18 months, Amnesty International said in a report on Wednesday.


Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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