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February 12, 2009
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A USA TODAY/Gallup Poll released today finds that a majority of Americans are in favor of investigating whether Bush Administration interrogation and detention policies broke the law.Close to two-...
February 12, 2009
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Our colleague David Danzig has a new blog up at Huffington Post. In his post, he calls for the establishment of a truth commission on torture, arguing that senior Bush Administration officials, like...
February 11, 2009
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On the Daily Show last week, Jon Stewart debunked former Vice President Cheney's myths more succinctly than we did:.cc_box a:hover .cc_home{background:url('http://www.comedycentral.com/comedycentral/...
February 11, 2009
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Shortly the International Criminal Court will decide whether to issue an arrest warrant for General Omar al-Bashir, President of Sudan, on charges of war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide...
February 11, 2009
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Washington, DC - Human Rights First strongly supports the State Secret Protection Act of 2009, which was introduced with bi-partisan support in the House today. If enacted, this legislation would...
February 10, 2009
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Cheney Myth: Citing intelligence reports, Cheney said at least 61 of the inmates who were released from Guantanamo during the Bush administration — “that’s about 11 or 12 percent” — have “gone back...
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...

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