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New details have emerged surrounding the mysterious death of Otto Warmbier, a 22-year-old college student from Ohio who was imprisoned and reportedly abused in North Korea. A newly released report fro...
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But the detention of some asylum seekers, contrary to international law, remains a serious concern.
We should not remain silent if the United States fails in its duties as a good global citizen.
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Four suspects are in custody awaiting charges.
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Vice President-elect Mike Pence on Sunday did not rule out the U.S. using torture tactics like waterboarding to combat terrorism. "We're going to have a president again who will never say what we'll n...
Abu Zubaydah, whom the CIA waterboarded 83 times in one month, poses a challenge for the Obama administration’s plan to close the prison.
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Children are stripped, gassed and shackled.
Trump, long a champion of waterboarding, is tightening his embrace of torture.
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If he was supposed to be transitioning to a "presidential" mode, Tuesday wasn't it.
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A U.N. inquiry details crimes against humanity in Eritrea, as record numbers flee to Europe.
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How a group of ex-prisoners and female lawyers brought a former U.S.-backed tyrant to justice.
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As evidence mounts that the Mexican government has mishandled the investigation into its most prominent human rights case, over 100 people remain in prison, waiting to see how the story plays out. Jo...
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CIA chief John Brennan says in no uncertain terms that he would refuse to comply with any order from a future president that would force his agents to engage in torture, like waterboarding, during int...
WASHINGTON -- A Libyan American whose father and brother are being detained by an American ally with a track record of torture believes the U.S. government is knowingly downplaying the matter as her f...
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WASHINGTON -- The Pentagon on Friday begrudgingly released 198 photos showing abuse of detainees held by U.S. forces in Iraq and Afghanistan during the George W. Bush administration. The afternoon du...
Harrowing footage has emerged on social media of a group of women being brutally tortured in the Highlands of Papua New Guinea while being accused of witchcraft. In the video -- which is too disturbin...