Amnesty blasts U.S. on terrorism war

By RAPHAEL G. SATTER, Associated Press Writer

LONDON – The United States is treating the globe like a giant battlefield in its war on terrorism, eroding rights worldwide, a leading human rights group said Wednesday.

Amnesty International’s Secretary-General Irene Khan said the United States and its allies’ behavior was setting a destructive example for other nations, and that other countries were using the war on terror as an excuse to violate human rights and stifle dissent. More…

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