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October 08, 2008
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91 pages of emails and documents produced through a FOIA request have shed new light on the treatment of two American citizens and a legal U.S. resident in military jails within the United States....
October 08, 2008
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Yesterday, for the first time, a federal court ordered the release of prisoners held at Guantanamo Bay. 17 Chinese Uighurs have been held at Gitmo for nearly seven years. They were cleared for...
October 07, 2008
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Washington, DC - Human Rights First applauds U.S. District Judge Ricardo Urbina's decision today to order the release of 17 Chinese Uighers who have been detained at Guantanamo Bay for nearly seven...
October 02, 2008
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We liked what both Sens. McCain and Obama had to say about interrogation and detainee treatment issues at the first debate, and we hope that if the topic comes up at tonight's VP debate, we hear...
October 01, 2008
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Attorney General Remands Case of Victim of Domestic Violence to the Board of Immigration Appeals Twelve years ago an immigration judge in San Francisco granted asylum to Rodi Alvarado, a...
October 01, 2008
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TPM is currently hosting an online discussion of Jane Mayer's The Dark Side: The Inside Story Of How The War On Terror Turned Into A War On American Ideals featuring Jane, Christopher Hitchens,...
October 01, 2008
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WILLIAMSBURG, VA - Retired military leaders will discuss U.S. interrogation policy and the importance of the commander-in-chief setting the highest standards for all U.S. personnel in the treatment...
September 30, 2008
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Hey New York-based dance fans! The New York Times today reviews Jane Comfort’s “An American Rendition,” a new dance-theater piece that explores the parallels between government bureaucracy and...
September 29, 2008
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In case you missed it, both candidates agreed in Friday night's debate that the U.S. needs to put an end to torture. It's great to see both candidates recognize that opposing torture just isn't...
September 29, 2008
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Andrew Sullivan links to Rachel Maddow interviewing Alex Gibney, the director of Taxi to the Dark Side, which premiers on HBO tonight.

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