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June 16, 2015
By Solveig Haugen The fight to end slavery is rooted in history and extends until today. Each month we will profile some of the brave men and women, both contemporary and historical, who have...
June 16, 2015
Associate Attorney, National Security
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Since 2009, the annual National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) has included provisions restricting transfers of detainees out of Guantanamo. This year Congress has used other spending bills to...
June 16, 2015
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By Carolyn Tackett Congress may finally debate an authorization on the use of military force (AUMF) against the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), thanks to growing pressure in both...
June 16, 2015
This morning the Senate will vote on the historic McCain-Feinstein anti-torture legislation that would ensure that the use of torture or cruel treatment is never again the official policy of the...
June 15, 2015
ACE Rule of Law Human Rights Fellow
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Last week, the Partnership for a Secure America released a statement supporting the use of the Army Field Manual as a single, government-wide standard of interrogation. Signatories include a host of...
June 15, 2015
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By Katherine Ryan Last night, John Oliver used his sharp wit to call attention to the United States’ use of torture in the era after 9/11. The segment, which pokes fun at those who think...
June 15, 2015
By Radha Desai Of all the complex and multifaceted issues faced by individuals, organizations, and governments combating human trafficking, the most perplexing is victim identification. While...
June 11, 2015
Research & Analysis Assistant
The European community is taking a more active stance against Hungary’s dangerous slide into authoritarianism and extremism. This is a welcome step.  Both the European Parliament and the...
June 11, 2015
By Katherine Ryan This week, more than twenty retired military leaders and interrogators came to Washington D.C. to broaden support for important new legislation that would solidify the ban...
June 10, 2015
Robert L. Bernstein International Human Rights Fellow
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The case to extradite Jose Munoz Santos relies entirely on statements of two witnesses who alleged that their testimony had been obtained by police who tortured them in Mexico. The extradition court...

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