Court Says US Can Stay Mum About Guantanamo Surveillance
Wednesday 30 December 2009 by: Warren Richey | The Christian Science Monitor
Lawyers for Guantanamo detainees want surveillance records. An appeals court ruled Wednesday that agencies could refuse to confirm or deny the existence of such records for national security.
A federal appeals court in New York ruled on Wednesday that US government agencies may refuse to confirm or deny the existence of records when faced with a Freedom of Information Act request that might disclose sensitive intelligence activities, sources, or methods.
This is abuse of power.