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Human Rights Groups Blast 'Cruel, Inhuman, And Degrading' Gitmo Practice

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.13.2013 | Politics

The American Civil Liberties Union and other human rights groups on Monday called on Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel to halt the force-feeding of hunger...

Elise Foley

Prison Sexual Assault Reforms Won't Cover Immigrant Detention Centers

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 06.03.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Time is running out for the public to weigh in on a proposed Department of Justice rule that would not include immigrant detention cente...

Robert Hormats: State Dept. Nominee Under Fire From Human Rights Groups For Link To PetroChina In Sudan

ABC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Two human rights groups Monday morning sent a letter to the chairman and ranking Republican on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee questioning the ...

Ramzan Kadyrov, Chechen Leader, To Sue Rights Group Memorial For Natalya Estemirova Accusations

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MOSCOW — The spokesman for Ramzan Kadyrov, Chechnya's strongman leader, says his boss will sue a top human rights organization for claiming he w...

Renowned Doctors Among Four "Destroyed" in Iran

Jirair Ratevosian | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jirair Ratevosian

The rights of doctors Arash Alaei and Kamiar Alaei have been violated and their commitment to public health has been misrepresented by the Iranian Government as a threat to their regime.

A Plea From a Daughter of a Political Prisoner

Noor Elashi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Noor Elashi

During this winter day in Gaza, I feel crushed knowing that my dad's now-defunct charity, the Holy Land Foundation, could have come to the rescue.

Emergency Cyclone Aid vs. Human Rights In Myanmar

Richard Walden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard Walden

Most people think everyone engaged in relief, development, and human rights basically have shared goals. But there's a shocking split between human rights and relief communities.