Revisiting CIA Torture on International Day of Support for Victims

By: Tuesday June 26, 2012 8:33 pm

“Every day, women, men and children are tortured or ill-treated with the intention of destroying their sense of dignity and human worth,” United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon declared. He called on countries to “provide concrete support for victims of torture and prove their commitment to fighting a cruel and dehumanizing practice that remains pervasive.” The [...]

Jimmy Carter & the US as ‘Global Champion of Human Rights’

By: Monday June 25, 2012 12:24 pm

Former US president Jimmy Carter penned a column for the New York Times that was published today. He condemns the United States’ widespread violations of human rights in the past decade. He cites the Universal Declaration of Human Rights signed in 1948 as something the US adopted, but it now violates “at least 10 of the [...]

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