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Civil action is needed to stop U.S. policy promoting torture.
Illinois Times  |  Diane Lopez Hughes  |  11-17-2006  |  Commentary

Freedom Detainednew

Atlanta lawyers fight to gain rights for those held in Guantanamo.
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  Scott Henry  |  11-02-2006  |  Civil Liberties

Normalizing Torturenew

The Bush administration's rationale for torture rests on a hypothetical argument, a legal argument, and a syllogism.
Artvoice  |  Bruce Jackson  |  10-27-2006  |  Commentary

Who Would Jesus Torture?new

What if, instead of attempting to elicit questionable information from enemies through torture, the church exhorted our government to see detainees as human beings, to feed them well and to treat them with decency?
LEO Weekly  |  Joseph Phelps  |  10-23-2006  |  Commentary

A Moment of Silence for Democracynew

The Republican leadership is probably thankful that Foleygate is distracting us from last week's biggest story.
San Antonio Current  |  Elaine Wolff  |  10-04-2006  |  Commentary

Anatomy of a Murdernew

When Bush speaks of human rights, it's not only our enemies around the world that scoff.
The Village Voice  |  Nat Hentoff  |  02-07-2006  |  War

Federal Detention Center Holds Immigrants in Exilenew

When Linden Corrica was picked up with marijuana in New York City, the feds sent him to Oakdale, La. This summer, his wife and daughter journeyed to Louisiana to try to find out if he's ever coming home.
Gambit  |  Frank Etheridge  |  08-24-2004  |  Immigration

Allegations at Guantanamo Linked to Abu Ghraib Abusesnew

Two former inmates at Guantánamo Bay have said that they were either subjected to or witnessed some of the same methods of harsh interrogation seen in pictures taken at the Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq.
The Village Voice  |  Kareem Fahim  |  05-19-2004  |  International

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