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July 09, 2008
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What a difference a few years makes.Scott McClellan Then: Q Is the President comfortable with Gonzales' role in developing torture memos, approving torture policies? MR. McCLELLAN: Approving...
July 09, 2008
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NEW YORK—The G8 forfeited an important opportunity today to demonstrate leadership in stemming the flow of weapons into Darfur, said leading rights group Human Rights First. In a statement on the...
July 09, 2008
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NEW YORK— In response to the deadly attack today on the United Nations-African Union peacekeeping mission (UNAMID) in Darfur, that left at least seven dead, many injured and others missing, Betsy...
July 08, 2008
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The Attorney General will be testifying before the Senate Judiciary Committee tomorrow. Here's a recap of his less than illuminating last appearance before Congress.
July 07, 2008
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Singer David Gray is not pleased that his music has been used to abuse detainees in American custody. From the BBC:Gray's warning on 'torture' music...
July 02, 2008
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Apparently being waterboarded is pretty darn unpleasant. And yes, there's video.
July 02, 2008
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The New York Times has the story on our latest Chinese import: torture technique from the Korean War era designed to produce false confessions. Unlike in the cases of lead painted toys and toxic...
July 01, 2008
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HRF and Others File Amicus Brief in Supreme Court Case In June 2008, Human Rights First, along with the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), Human Rights Watch, and the U.S. Committee...
June 30, 2008
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Congressional Committee Hears Testimony on Medical Care in Immigrant Detention On June 4, 2008, the House Judiciary Committee, Subcommittee on Immigration, Citizenship, Refugees, Border Security,...
June 26, 2008
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The House Judiciary Committee Hearing featuring John Yoo and David Addington just wrapped up. If you missed it, there was not a lot of information to be gained. Mr. Yoo repeatedly said he couldn't...

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