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January 22, 2009
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January 22, 2009
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Surrounded by a group of retired military leaders who have worked with HRF over the last several years on these issues, President Obama signed three executive orders and a presidential directive:...
January 22, 2009
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Big news today:WASHINGTON — President Obama is expected to sign executive orders Thursday directing the Central Intelligence Agency to shut what remains of its network of secret prisons and ordering...
January 22, 2009
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WASHINGTON - Following a meeting at the White House this morning with President Obama, members of a group of retired senior military leaders who advocate for a single standard for interrogation and...
January 22, 2009
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Washington, DC - Today President Obama signaled an abrupt departure from the Bush Administration's polices of torture, unjust trials, and prolonged detention without criminal charge by issuing three...
January 22, 2009
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"President Obama's actions today will restore the moral authority and strengthen the national security of the United States. It is vital to the safety of our men and women in uniform that the United...
January 21, 2009
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A majority of Americans in a new Washington Post-ABC News poll oppose the use of torture in terrorism investigations, backing Barack Obama's pledge that "under my administration, the United States...
January 21, 2009
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Read the whole thing:Obama draft order calls for closing Guantanamo BayBy DAVID ESPO, The Associated PressWednesday, January 21, 2009; 12:44 PM WASHINGTON -- The new Obama administration circulated a...
January 21, 2009
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New York, NY - President Obama reportedly plans to order three executive orders that would signal an abrupt departure from the Bush Administration's polices of torture, unjust trials, and prolonged...
January 20, 2009
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Our colleague Gabor Rona is down at Guantanamo this week, in his words “on a trip that should not occur, to a destination that should not exist, to witness events that should not happen.” On an...

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