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October 04, 2007
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The New York Times reveals more dark goings on at the Justice Department. After publicly taking torture off the table, the DOJ came up with legal justifications to allow the CIA to use the harshest...
October 01, 2007
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Material Support: Hmong and Montagnard Waivers On October 20, 2007, Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice and Secretary of Homeland Security Michael Chertoff authorized waivers of the "material...
October 01, 2007
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Public rejection of torture continues to grow. Yesterday, in an interview on NBC's Meet the Press, former President Bill Clinton expressed his opposition to policies authorizing torture. He...
September 28, 2007
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Here's the Washington Post weighing in on this week's Democratic debate. The editors state loudly and clearly that, "What's clear is that torture-when-convenient cannot be U.S. policy." This is a...
September 28, 2007
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WASHINGTON -- Members of the U.S. Senate last night unanimously endorsed bipartisan legislation that will help bring Iraqi refugees – including those who are at risk because of their work for the...
September 28, 2007
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Pierre Claver MBONIMPA, a policeman-turned-human-rights defender in Burundi, and two Sri Lankan professors, Rajan HOOLE and Kopalasingham SRITHARAN, who are monitoring violations by all warring...
September 27, 2007
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In last night's presidential debate, Tim Russert asked several of the candidates whether they would authorize torture in exceptional circumstances. The so-called "ticking time bomb" scenario used by...
September 26, 2007
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"It's great to hear the candidates discusing how to put an end to policies that leave the door open to torture. It is also heartening to see that candidates are focused on the real challenges of...
September 25, 2007
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NEW YORK – With hundreds of thousands taking to the streets in peaceful protests against the military regime in Burma, the junta’s record for oppression of dissidents makes the potential for a...
September 24, 2007
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We still don't know when the Senate confirmation hearings for President Bush's nominee for Attorney General will be, but a report in Newsweek reminds us of why it will be important for the Judiciary...

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