"“We have lent a huge amount of money to the U.S. Of course we are concerned about the safety of our assets. To be honest, I am definitely a little worried.” "

Chinese premier Wen Jiabao 12th March 2009

""We have a financial system that is run by private shareholders, managed by private institutions, and we'd like to do our best to preserve that system."

Timothy Geithner US Secretary of the Treasury, previously President of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.1/3/2009

Thursday, April 02, 2009

Craig Murray to give evidence of Uk approval of use of torture 28th April - now confirmed

2 April 2009
Session 2008-09 No. 31

Notice of Forthcoming Public Evidence Session - UN Convention Against Torture

The following oral evidence session has been arranged:

Tuesday 28 April 2009 1.45pm
Craig Murray (former British Ambassador to Uzbekistan)

The Committee will be following up its 2006 Report on the UK's
compliance with the UN Convention Against Torture by taking evidence
from Craig Murray, former British Ambassador to Uzbekistan, on
allegations that UK ministers and officials knowingly received
information obtained by torture. The Committee previously heard evidence
from Ian Cobain of The Guardian and Brad Adams of Human Rights watch
about allegations of abuse and mistreatment involving British agents in
Pakistan. A transcript of this session and the Committee's
correspondence with ministers on this issue is available at:


The above meeting is open to members of the public. It is advisable to
allow about 20 minutes to pass through security checks. There is no
system for the prior reservation of seats in Committee Rooms. Members
of the public enter via the Visitors Entrance, next to St Stephens
Entrance, the Palace of Westminster.

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(C) Very Seriously Disorganised Criminals 2002/3/4/5/6/7/8/9 - copy anything you wish