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WikiLeaks, Then Congress, Reveals Reluctance to Account for Guantanamo and Torture

Human Rights First | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Human Rights First

The US would do better to promote national security by respecting international law and holding those who violate it accountable, rather than threatening other countries for doing so.

Isolated in Detention: Legal Representation and Detained Immigrants

Arlene M. Roberts | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Arlene M. Roberts

In a report released earlier today, the National Immigrant Justice Center found that the availability of affordable legal services for immigrant detainees is grossly inadequate.

Tracking Immigrants in Detention

Arlene M. Roberts | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Arlene M. Roberts

Today the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) launched its Online Detainee Locator System (ODLS) designed to provide current status on the locat...

Alternative Detention Resolution

Arlene M. Roberts | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Arlene M. Roberts

For many aggrieved parties, the United Nations is a forum for resolving international disputes. But for Carlyle Leslie Owen Dale, a Jamaican immigran...

U.S. Aid Funding Colombian Oppression?

Human Rights First | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Human Rights First

By Andrew Hudson, Manager, Human Rights Defenders Program Exposing links between local politicians and paramilitary death-squads normally doesn't sou...