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February 21, 2008
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Or, as the CIA Director Michael Hayden puts it: the Administration's previous denial of having used British soil and airspace for rendion flights "turned out to be wrong." From the AP:CIA Confirms...
February 15, 2008
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Senator John McCain has a long and distinguished record of principled opposition to torture and official cruelty. There is much in his statement of February 13 that is indisputable. For example, we...
February 15, 2008
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Today, the editors of the Washington Post take on President Bush and his threat to veto legislation that would put an end to the use of torture by the CIA. They also explain why Senator John McCain's...
February 13, 2008
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This afternoon, the Senate joined the House to pass legislation applying the Army Field Manual standards of interrogation to the CIA. This vote marks a major step toward putting an end to policies...
February 13, 2008
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Tomorrow, the Senate will vote on whether it will join the House in putting an end to the loophole that allows the CIA to engage in torture and official cruelty. Over 40 retired military leaders...
February 13, 2008
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Response to Senate's vote on interrogation policy legislation from Elisa Massimino, Human Rights First’s Washington Director. Washington - We welcome the Senate vote today to restore dignity...
February 12, 2008
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The same Supreme Court Justice and "24" fan who recently claimed that Jack Bauer saved Los Angeles, Justice Antonin Scalia, has decided to wade into the torture debate for a second time. In an...
February 11, 2008
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Response to Decision to Prosecute 9-11 Suspects from Kevin Lanigan, Director of Human Rights First's Law and Security Program "The prosecution announced today of Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and other...
February 11, 2008
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Congressman Tom Lantos dedicated his life to the fight for human rights, a dedication born out of his own life experience as a holocaust survivor. Throughout his 28 years in Congress, Congressman...
February 08, 2008
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New Legal System Presents Problems for ProsecutorsThe government faced several legal hurdles during Salim Hamdan’s hearing yesterday, each highlighting critical flaws in the new system created to try...

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