Today Ireland became the first country in the world to introduce full civil marriage equality for all its people, regardless of their sexual orientation, by way of a universal ballot.
The US Senate failed to pass a short-term reauthorization of Section 215 of the USA Patriot Act. today, meaning that a major legal authority on which the U.S. government has relied for surveillance...
The run-up to Ethiopia’s elections on Sunday has been marred by gross, systematic and wide-spread violations of ordinary Ethiopians’ human rights.
The arbitrary arrests of students and anti-coup activists in at least three separate incidents today in Thailand’s capital Bangkok and the north-eastern city of Khon Kaen come as a stark reminder o...
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Forced rectal feeding, men hung from the ceiling in diapers, men stripped and dragged and beaten. This is an American torture story – but the Justice Department is apparently refusing to read it.
"They put a towel in my mouth and choked me by pouring water up my nose. Then they poured urine."
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