WikiLeaks publishes US files on post-9/11 detainees


The WikiLeaks website began publishing yesterday what it said were more than 100 US defence department files detailing military detention policies in camps in Iraq and at Guantánamo Bay in the years after the 9/11 attacks on US targets.

WikiLeaks criticised regulations it said had led to abuse and impunity and urged activists to use the documents to research what it called “policies of unaccountability”.

WikiLeaks quoted founder Julian Assange as saying: “The ‘Detainee Policies’ show the anatomy of the beast that is post-9/11 detention ...” – (Reuters)