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Europe and America: Partners Even in Torture

January 11, 2015 // Al-Watan - Oman - Arabic

A report from the American Congress’ Senate Intelligence Committee recently exposed some methods of torture that American intelligence agencies have used. This report, known as the Committee Study of the Central Intelligence Agency's Detention and Interrogation Program, contains a total of 6,000 pages — though only [Read more]

Torture: An American Human Rights Concept?

December 26, 2014 // The People's Daily - China - Chinese

On Dec. 9, the U.S. Senate published the executive summary of the CIA 9/11 counterterrorism report. The report revealed that the degree of cruelty was much higher than what was originally published. Soon after, U.S. President Barack Obama issued a declaration denouncing the use of torture as a misalignment with [Read more]

Why Torture?

December 23, 2014 // Le Devoir - Canada - French

The very American tendency to consider the United States as a beacon dedicated to inspire humanity can lead to an unfailing good conscience.

US Finally Comes Clean

December 11, 2014 // The JoongAng Ilbo - South Korea - English

The revelation of the use of torture in interrogations and prisons clearly is a violation of human rights and will deal a heavy blow to America’s reputation as a human rights defender.

An Important Day for the Undocumented

November 17, 2014 // Prensa Libre - Guatemala - Spanish

Yesterday was an important day for millions of undocumented Spanish speakers in the United States. While in Miami experts recommended that the government continue its fight against organized crime and political insecurity in Latin America, President Barack Obama was getting ready to impose a series of mandates that [Read more]
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