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December 12, 2014
This is a cross-post from AFP Read more US rights activists fear their work around the globe may be hampered by revelations of a brutal CIA torture program, but hope confronting past...
December 09, 2014
This is an exerpt from ABC News Read more The two psychologists contracted by the CIA to design the enhanced interrogation techniques used against al Qaeda suspects were paid more than $80...
December 09, 2014
This is a cross-post from The Christian Science Monitor Read more Just as happened in the aftermath of the May 2011 raid that led to the death of Osama bin Laden, Tuesday’s release of...
December 09, 2014
This is an excerpt from Bloomberg Read more Two top Democrats called for the U.S. Justice Department to consider prosecuting CIA employees responsible for brutal interrogation tactics...
November 21, 2014
This is a cross-post from The Hill Tonight the president is expected to announce executive action to defer deportation and provide work permission for up to 5 million immigrants who are presently...
September 23, 2014
An opinion piece by Michael J. Quigley The recent rise of the Islamic State in Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS), or simply the Islamic State (IS), has rekindled a fear that this group may soon attack...
September 05, 2014
An opinion piece by Brian Dooley. The Bahraini government faces a tricky choice in the coming days as it weighs the political price of jailing leading human rights defender Maryam Al Khawaja....
August 06, 2014
An opinion piece by Antonio M. Taguba ALEXANDRIA, Va. — THE Senate Intelligence Committee will soon release key sections of its report on the Central Intelligence Agency’s detention and...
August 05, 2014
An opinion piece by Human Rights First's Michael J. Quigley. Why do we give credence to those who say, “The war against terrorism is failing—so keep it up”? Critics of President Barack Obama say...
August 05, 2014
An opinion piece by Human Rights First's Shawn Gaylord. “It's normal that you were beaten because Russian people hate fags.” “We should take you to the streets and stone you to death — how many...

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