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...
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.
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.