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May 20, 2015

Today the Nebraska legislature passed a measure repealing the death penalty, leaving that state poised to become the 19th U.S. state to abolish capital punishment. The measure passed with enough vo...

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May 19, 2015

Beatings, stress positions, asphyxiation, simulated drowning, psychological and sexual violence are among an array of torture techniques used by Moroccan security forces to extract “confessions” to...

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May 19, 2015

Beatings, stress positions, asphyxiation, simulated drowning, psychological and sexual violence are among an array of torture techniques used by Moroccan security forces to extract “confessions” to...

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May 18, 2015

According to news reports, President Obama will announce today that he will ban the supply of some military-style equipment and curb the use of others by local police departments. Amnesty Internati...

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