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November 05, 2007
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Despite what defenders of the Bush Administration's torture policies would have you believe, there is no question that waterboarding is torture. For a look at the history of how the U.S. used to...
November 04, 2007
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Pakistani President and Chief of the Armed Forces, General Pervez Musharraf, announced the imposition of a state of emergency on November 3. With immediate effect, the President suspended the...
November 02, 2007
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WATERBOARDING: HYPOTHETICAL OR REAL?What Judge Mukasey Said:“I don’t know what’s involved in the technique. If waterboarding is torture, torture is not constitutional.” --October 18, testimony...
November 02, 2007
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WATERBOARDING: HYPOTHETICAL OR REAL? What Judge Mukasey Said: "I don’t know what’s involved in the technique. If waterboarding is torture, torture is not constitutional." --October 18, testimony...
November 01, 2007
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Update: Detention - ICE Issues new Guidance on Parole of Asylum Seekers On November 6, 2007, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement issued a new directive relating to the parole of “arriving”...
November 01, 2007
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Today's L.A. Times chronicles the growing opposition to the Mukasey nomination among Judicary Committe Democrats. The New York Times tries to make the case that Judge Mukasey's inability to come out...
November 01, 2007
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NEW YORK—Human Rights First (HRF) today announced its opposition to the confirmation of Judge Michael Mukasey as attorney general, citing his continued refusal to recognize that waterboarding – a...
October 31, 2007
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Don’t let all of the news on the Mukasey nomination cause you to overlook the fact that the CIA Director, General Michael Hayden, today defended the Bush Administration’s rendition and interrogation...
October 31, 2007
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Here's a look at waterboarding, the technique Attorney General nominee Michael Mukasey declined to call "torture", from the perspective of someone who has undergone it:Unless you have been strapped...
October 30, 2007
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"Attorney General nominee Michael Mukasey’s continued insistence that questions about waterboarding are 'hypothetical' -- and therefore he can't answer them -- is disingenuous," said Maureen Byrnes,...

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