United Nations Convention Against Torture

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    April 8, 2014

    Asylum Insanity: Welcome to the Land of the Free.

    Hussein Mohamed took a hard road to America. Born into a minority clan in a nation rife with ethnic conflict, the boyish 24-year-old with gangly limbs and intense brown eyes describes fleeing his village in Somalia in 2012 after gunmen threatened to kill him. Mohamed says he was forced to quit his j ... More >>

  • News

    August 25, 2010

    Asylum Denied

    Only a fraction of Mexicans get U.S. asylum.

  • Columns

    November 19, 2008

    The New Commander in Chief Can Take on the CIA

    Having made history, now for the hard part

  • Specials

    December 4, 2007
  • News

    November 27, 2007

    Chasing Rummy

    Michael Ratner tries to make Europe too hot for the former defense secretary

  • News

    October 16, 2007

    The Gestapo Inheritance

    'We do not torture': Groans from the CIA's black sites beg to differ

  • News

    August 21, 2007

    History Will Not Absolve Us

    Leaked Red Cross report sets up Bush team for international war-crimes trial

  • News

    May 2, 2006

    CIA Secret Prisons Exposed

    The disappeared: Are they dead? Are they alive? Ask Congress. Ask the president.

  • News

    February 21, 2006

    The CIA's 'Black Sites'

    What are we going to do with the secret prisoners who cannot be tried in our courts?

  • News

    December 13, 2005

    Bush's Spin Doctor

    Condoleezza Rice's failed European mission to reignite faith in U.S. rule of law

  • News

    July 12, 2005

    Who Sent the CIA Thugs?

    Italy's prime minister demands that the U.S. explain CIA criminality in his country

  • News

    July 5, 2005

    CIA Criminals

    In Italy: Arrest warrants issued for 13 CIA agents for kidnapping a terrorist suspect

  • News

    February 15, 2005

    War Crimes

    Congress dozes while detainees are sent to other countries to be tortured

  • News

    December 28, 2004

    What Did Rumsfeld Know?

    ACLU releases documents of U.S. torture of detainees by more than 'a few bad apples'

  • News

    June 15, 2004

    Torture Trail

    Bush's lawyers conclude the torture of prisoners is justified in war on terrorism

  • News

    May 4, 2004

    Brutal Logic

    It's bad, it's disgusting, it's wrong. But is it torture? Lawyers have some explaining to do.

  • News

    April 1, 2003
  • News

    November 27, 2001

    The Case Against Torture

    A New U.S. Threat to Human Rights

  • News

    June 1, 1999

    Sweet Release

    The INS Finally Frees Lulseged Dhine, But Other Immigrant Detainees Fight On