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January 29, 2015
Download President Barack Obama. “As Americans, we have a profound commitment to justice -- so it makes no sense to spend three million dollars per prisoner to keep open a prison that the world...
January 20, 2015
Download What are the Periodic Review Boards? President Barack Obama created the Guantanamo Periodic Review Board (PRB) process through Executive Order 13567 on March 7, 2011. Congress...
January 14, 2015
Download The risk of transferring detainees is managed responsibly: over 90 percent of detainees transferred under the Obama Administration are not even suspected of engaging in any...
December 23, 2014
What’s new in the report? Didn’t we know about torture already? The report contains a lot of new and worrying information. The CIA program included the use of horrific...
December 17, 2014
150 years following the ratification of the 13th Amendment officially abolishing slavery, the blight of human bondage remains a pervasive threat to liberty and dignity. Globally, estimates indicate...
December 08, 2014
Question: Why did the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence (SSCI) conduct a review into the CIA’s post-9/11 rendition, detention, and interrogation (RDI) program? Answer:  In response to...
December 04, 2014
Download PDF President Barack Obama. “I can stand here today, as President of the United States, and say without exception or equivocation that we do not torture, and that we will vigorously...
December 03, 2014
Violent hate crime continues to plague the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) region. In the summer of 2014, anti-Israel sentiment was used as a pretext for an alarming wave...
October 09, 2014
The human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people have been a top priority of the Obama Administration.  President Obama’s leadership has yielded advancements in the...
September 12, 2014
Myth: Terrorists have traditionally been tried in military commissions. Fact: Federal civilian criminal courts have convicted nearly 500 individuals on terrorism-related charges since 9/11....

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