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November 07, 2014
Everyone involved with the Military Commission at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba this week was focused on one issue: When will it end? Whether it was the defense counsel, prosecution, the judge, victims’...
November 03, 2014
Top News TORTURE The United Nations Committee Against Torture kicked off its November session today and will review steps taken by countries to prevent torture and punish those who use it....
October 29, 2014
President Obama has come under fire this week from Nobel laureates and a group of retired generals to back up his position on torture. Though Obama signed an executive order banning torture by all U....
October 27, 2014
Top News TORTURE Twelve Nobel Peace Prize laureates are calling on President Obama to release the Senate intelligence committee’s long-anticipated CIA torture report and make “full disclosure to...
October 27, 2014
Washington, D.C. – Retired Generals Joseph P. Hoar and Charles C. Krulak today sent a letter to President Obama urging his administration to unconditionally oppose torture at the U.N. Committee on...
October 22, 2014
Today marks the CAT Day of Action, a day to call for an absolute end to all torture and cruel, inhuman, and degrading treatment in honor of the 20th Anniversary of the U.S. ratification of the...
October 20, 2014
Top News TORTURE Over the weekend, The New York Times’ Charlie Savage reported that State Department attorneys are urging the president to “officially abandon” the George W. Bush Administration’s...

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Factsheet | April 24, 2015
“The Dark Science of Interrogation” Bloomberg Business by Drake Bennett, 12 Feb 2015 The interrogation techniques being taught and used today (including coercive methods) have never been...
Opinions | February 18, 2015
This is an excerpt from The Salt Lake Tribune Read more This Thursday at 12:15 p.m., in Room 106 at the University of Utah Law School, Judge Jay Bybee of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals will...
Opinions | February 15, 2015
This is an excerpt from Bloomberg Read more In August 2003, six months after the U.S. invasion of Iraq and four months into the bloody insurgency that followed, Steve Kleinman, an Air Force...
Transcription | February 10, 2015
Elisa Massimino Keynote Address American Bar Association Mid-Year Meeting Center for Human Rights Annual Luncheon Houston, Texas February 9, 2015. Thank you so much for that kind introduction...