Under the Protected National Security Document Act, enacted by the Obama administration in 2009 to cover the period September 2001 through January 2009, the United States Government has prohibited the release of photographs depicting 'enhanced interrogation techniques' – Torture – administered on enemy combatants taken into custody abroad by the U.S. military and/or its allied forces.
Read More… from Editorial: United States’ shameful behavior: Suppresses release of torture photographs
Sunshine Week 2012 Events
Events around the country have been posted and we encourage you to not only add yours to the list, but also send photos, links, PDFs and other coverage. Federal, state and local lawmakers, as well as open government experts have contributed opinion columns on topics relevant to Sunshine Week. Editorial cartoons donated by the artists can be used by anyone for free in relation to their Sunshine Week coverage. Also posted is an infographic created by McClatchy-Tribune Graphics for anyone to use March 11-17.
Read More… from NFOIC’s FOI Friday for March 9, 2012