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November 01, 2007
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Today's L.A. Times chronicles the growing opposition to the Mukasey nomination among Judicary Committe Democrats. The New York Times tries to make the case that Judge Mukasey's inability to come out...
November 01, 2007
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NEW YORK—Human Rights First (HRF) today announced its opposition to the confirmation of Judge Michael Mukasey as attorney general, citing his continued refusal to recognize that waterboarding – a...
October 31, 2007
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Don’t let all of the news on the Mukasey nomination cause you to overlook the fact that the CIA Director, General Michael Hayden, today defended the Bush Administration’s rendition and interrogation...
October 31, 2007
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Here's a look at waterboarding, the technique Attorney General nominee Michael Mukasey declined to call "torture", from the perspective of someone who has undergone it:Unless you have been strapped...
October 30, 2007
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"Attorney General nominee Michael Mukasey’s continued insistence that questions about waterboarding are 'hypothetical' -- and therefore he can't answer them -- is disingenuous," said Maureen Byrnes,...
October 29, 2007
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Statement by Human Rights First Executive Director Maureen Byrnes: When Attorney General Alberto Gonzales resigned in August, Human Rights First welcomed the development as an opportunity for the...
October 28, 2007
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NEW YORK— Human Rights First urged the Thai government to ensure that more than 300 Malay Muslims from southern Thailand detained in army “vocational training” camps are either charged under the...
October 26, 2007
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Marty Lederman offers a 5-point plan for Judge Mukasey to win Senate confirmation . . . and respect for doing the right thing by renouncing waterboarding. Meanwhile, the New York Times reports that...
October 26, 2007
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Here's the letter. And here's the rundown of the goods the Judiciary Committee Chairman is asking for:1. Please produce any and all Department of Justice directives, memoranda, and/or...
October 26, 2007
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From the New York Times:Rudolph W. Giuliani’s statement on Wednesday that he was uncertain whetherwaterboarding, a simulated drowning technique, was torture drew a sharp rebuke yesterday from Senator...

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