RT America -- October 6, 2014
US District Court Judge Gladys Kessler on Friday ruled the government must make public 28 videos of Guantanamo Bay officials force feeding inmate Abu Wa’el Dhiab. Siding with the Syrian father of four who has been held without charge at the military facility since 2002, the judge rejected the government’s arguments that releasing the videotapes would pose a national security risk and endanger staff. RT’s Manila Chan has more details on the significant ruling.
Subprime auto loan lenders are increasingly turning to a potentially deadly practice to make sure they receive payments on time. By installing electronic ignition cutoffs in the cars of borrowers, lenders are able to remotely disable vehicles, sometimes while their owners are driving down the highway or rushing a sick child to the hospital, as recently happened to an unfortunate mother. RT’s Lindsay France takes a look at the troubling trend.