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June 23, 2015

Six months after the release of the summary of the Senate torture report, the secretary general of Amnesty International and the executive directors of the ACLU and Human Rights Watch have sent a l...

Press Release
June 16, 2015

Today, the Senate adopted a crucial anti-torture amendment as part of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2016. Senate Amendment 1889 was introduced last week by Senators...

Victory
June 15, 2015

Prisoner of conscience Dr Mahmoud al-Jaidah was pardoned on 22 May and deported to Qatar. He had been serving a seven-year prison sentence.

Press Release
June 9, 2015

Today, Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) introduced legislation that would strengthen the ban on torture and codify aspects of an executive order by President Barack Obama.

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