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Entries by Human Rights First from 06/2011

U.S. Government Undermines Abu Ghraib Torture Victims' Right to Remedy

| Posted 06.13.2011 | World

Melina Milazzo Pennoyer Fellow, Law and Security Once again, the Obama administration shirked its legal and moral responsibility to ensure torture vi...

Political Interference With Torture Investigations Is Un-American

| Posted 06.16.2011 | Politics

Almost a decade after reports of death and abuse of detainees in U.S. custody at Abu Ghraib and other sites came to light, the prosecutor appointed to look into some of these serious, criminal allegations is reportedly moving forward.

Senator McConnell's Guantanamo Rhetoric Needs a Reality Check

| Posted 06.30.2011 | World

Adam Jacobson Program Assistant, Law and Security For the past two weeks, Senator Mitch McConnell (R-KY) has waged a campaign of fear and inaccuracy ...