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Latest Reports

December 9, 2014

We have said it before. We will say it again. What do we know about the secret detention program operated by the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) under authority granted by President George W. Bush on 17 September 2001? We know that detainees in...

December 2, 2014

A pervasive culture of impunity is allowing torture by police to go unchecked in the Philippines. Despite the country’s ratification of the two key international anti-torture treaties, methods such as electrocution, mock executions, waterboarding,...

October 29, 2014

Lawless militias and armed groups on all sides of the conflict in western Libya are carrying out rampant human rights abuses, including war crimes, according to a new briefing from Amnesty International. "Rule of the Gun: Abductions, Torture and O...

October 20, 2014

During the USA’s first Universal Periodic Review (UPR) in 2010, 228 recommendations were made to it by other states. The USA supported 53 of the recommendations and rejected 57. It gave qualified or partial support to the remainder. Given the nu...