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June 2, 2015

Today, Reuters published for the first time de-classified information detailing the CIA’s torture of Guantanamo detainee Majid Khan. According to the Reuters report, some of the newly declassified...

Press Release
June 1, 2015

For the first time since the 9/11 attacks, Congress let a significant legal authority for surveillance lapse as Section 215 of the USA PATRIOT Act expired. The law’s sunset is at least temporary, a...

Press Release
May 27, 2015

Today the Nebraska legislature voted to override Governor Ricketts’ veto of a measure repealing the death penalty. Nebraska will now become the 19th U.S. state to abolish capital punishment, and th...

Press Release
May 23, 2015

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...

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