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February 10, 2009
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Cheney Myth: “When we get people who are more concerned about reading the rights to an Al Qaeda terrorist than they are with protecting the United States against people who are absolutely committed...
February 10, 2009
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Yesterday, Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT) called for a truth commission to investigate controversial actions of the Bush administration, including the politically inspired firings of U.S. attorneys,...
February 10, 2009
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Torin Nelson, an experienced interrogator, has a piece up at Huffington Post calling for President Obama to establish a truth commission to establish a comprehensive record of what went wrong and the...
February 10, 2009
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Today in the New York Times, Clyde Haberman profiles Valerie Lucznikowska, a woman who met recently with President Obama. She, like the others who were invited to attend the meeting, had lost a...
February 09, 2009
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Two days after making the strange claim that insurgents might disguise themselves as human rights workers, Thai security forces raided a respected organization. Attempts to intimidate human...
February 09, 2009
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Last week former Vice President Cheney gave an interview where he continued to espouse his dangerous claims that President Obama’s moves to correct some of the Bush Administration’s most egregious...
February 09, 2009
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Brigadier General James P. Cullen is one of over 40 retired generals and admirals who have joined forces with Human Rights First to push for the reforms to the detainee system that President Obama...
February 09, 2009
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There was a nice op-ed piece by a former interrogator in the New York Times this weekend, in response to recent statements by former Vice President Cheney. Donald P. Gregg worked for the CIA for 30...
February 09, 2009
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Washington, DC - In a lecture this morning at Georgetown University, U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy rightly called for an independent inquiry into post-9/11 abuses, including abusive detention and...
February 09, 2009
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New York, NY - The Obama administration's apparent decision to carry forward the Bush administration's effort to prevent courts from hearing claims for compensation for torture undermines President...

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