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October 05, 2007
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Today, President Bush continued to defend flawed legal opinions that leave the door open to torture. Instead of leveling with the American people about what his Administration is doing, he tried to...
October 05, 2007
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As the Bush Administration continues to take heat over the new torture memos, Retuters reports that the CIA is still operating secret prisons overseas."The ongoing existence of the CIA program is...
October 05, 2007
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New York—- In response to President Bush’s remarks from the Oval Office this morning defending the CIA’s interrogation program, Maureen Byrnes, executive director of Human Rights First, issued the...
October 05, 2007
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NEW YORK—Human Rights First criticized the Russian government’s harassment of organizers and participants in events planned to mark the first anniversary of the assassination of Anna Politkovskaya,...
October 04, 2007
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The revelation in today's New York Times of the existence of more torture opinions makes it clear that we still don't know all there is to know about what practices the Bush Administration has...
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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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...

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