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Extrajudicial Executions

Is This the New Normal? Drone Strikes, Secret Memos and an Imperial President

John W. Whitehead | Posted 04.13.2013 | Politics
John W. Whitehead

When Barack Obama ascended to the presidency in 2008, there was a sense, at least among those who voted for him, that the country might change for the better.

Jason Linkins

How We Learn To Stop Worrying And Love Aerial Drones That Carry Out Extra-Judicial Killings

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 02.09.2013 | Politics

President Barack Obama wants his deputy national security advisor for homeland security and counterterrorism, John Brennan, to serve as the next direc...

Michael McAuliff

Brennan Cool To Drone Death Court

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 02.07.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Maine independent Sen. Angus King floated the idea Thursday of creating a court to weigh in on America's drone death program -- an idea ...

CHANGE MY MIND: What Do You Think of Obama's Drone War?

Posted 02.07.2013 | Politics

A Justice Department memo obtained this week by NBC News revealed that U.S. citizens who engage in terrorist activities anywhere are fair game for dro...

United Nations Opens Doors to LGBT Rights: Extrajudicial Executions Condemned in UN Vote

Blakeley Decktor | Posted 02.14.2013 | Gay Voices
Blakeley Decktor

The decision to support the inclusion of "sexual orientation" and introduce "gender identity" into the resolution is one in a series of positive developments at the United Nations and in regional human rights systems.

Watch: WikiLeaks Says U.S. Troops Executed Iraqi Children In 2006 Raid

Posted 11.01.2011 | World

An unclassified U.S. diplomatic cable released by Wikileaks contains claims that U.S. forces executed ten Iraqi civilians, half of whom were children ...

Mass Graves and Alleged Extrajudicial Executions in the Macarena, Colombia

Kelly Nicholls | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Kelly Nicholls

On July 22 around 800 people came to the Macarena to tell an international delegation from the U.S. and Europe of the abuses they have suffered, many allegedly at the hands of the armed forces.