ALTHOUGH it might be mistaken for a glossy Hollywood thriller, The Whistleblower — which screens this Saturday as part of the Corona Cork Film Festival — tells an alarming, hard-hitting true story of brutality and institutional whitewashing in postwar Bosnia a decade ago, and under the nose of the United Nations.
Thu, 10 Nov, 2011
HUMAN rights groups have called on the Government to introduce measures to ensure Ireland can no longer be used for illegal rendition flights, after fresh evidence emerged that US authorities operated such missions through Shannon Airport over the past decade.
Fri, 02 Sep, 2011
A suicide car bomber attacked a convoy of US contract workers and military personnel in Afghanistan’s capital Kabul today, killing at least four civilians, officials said. A soldier opened fire on the crowd after the attack, killing one civilian.
Sat, 16 Jun, 2007
The US government wasted tens of millions of dollars in Iraq reconstruction aid, including scores of unaccounted-for weapons and a never-used camp for housing police trainers with an Olympic-size swimming pool, investigators say.
Wed, 31 Jan, 2007
A United States officer was in serious condition today after a Jordanian policeman shot into a group of United Nations police officers in a prison compound in Kosovo, killing two American women before being fatally shot in the ensuing gun battle.
Sun, 18 Apr, 2004