Human Rights Watch

Interrogation rooms with wooden boards used to immobilize detainees, are among the evidence of torture Human Rights Watch says it has uncovered in Syria. Read more...
We tend not to see the connection between our consumption of cheap Chinese crap and human rights abuses, but after reading this story, I guarantee you: It's going to be a lot harder to maintain that state of denial. Julie Keith was unpacking Read more...
A new report contradicts the official claim that only three detainees were waterboarded by the CIA. By Cora Currier, ProPublica For many years, Bush administration officials have said that the CIA waterboarded only three terror Read more...
From the BBC - British journalist Tim Hetherington dies in Libya: An award-winning British photographer has been killed while covering the conflict in the Libyan city of Misrata. Liverpool-born Tim Hetherington, 40, is said to have been killed Read more...