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Zambian Police Hunting Homosexuals and Arrest HIV/AIDS Activist

Zambian Police Hunting Homosexuals and Arrest HIV/AIDS Activist | Rights & Liberties in the World Today | Scoop.it

Zambia – LGBTI Community under attack as scapegoats- as government discusses contentious issues in the draft constitution… By Melanie Nathan, April 09, 2013. This evening, prominent HIV/Aids activist Paul Kasonkomona was picked up from Muvi TV station in Lusaka’s mass media area by Woodlands police for questioning after his appearance on a live program called ‘The Assignment’.


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Obama’s drone war kills ‘others,’ not just al Qaida leaders | McClatchy

Obama’s drone war kills ‘others,’ not just al Qaida leaders | McClatchy | Rights & Liberties in the World Today | Scoop.it

To date, the Obama administration has not disclosed the secret legal opinions and the detailed procedures buttressing drone killings, and it has never acknowledged the use of so-called “signature strikes,” in which unidentified individuals are killed after surveillance shows behavior the U.S. government associates with terrorists, such as visiting compounds linked to al Qaida leaders or carrying weapons. Nor has it disclosed an explicit list of al Qaida’s “associated forces” beyond the Afghan Taliban.


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U.S. Practiced Torture After 9/11, Nonpartisan Review Concludes

U.S. Practiced Torture After 9/11, Nonpartisan Review Concludes | Rights & Liberties in the World Today | Scoop.it

A nonpartisan review concluded that the use of torture had “damaged the standing” of the United States and “potentially increased the danger to U.S. military personnel.”


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Center for Constitutional Rights - Events and Action Alerts

Center for Constitutional Rights - Events and Action Alerts | Rights & Liberties in the World Today | Scoop.it

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Hunger Striking at Guantánamo Bay

Hunger Striking at Guantánamo Bay | Rights & Liberties in the World Today | Scoop.it
No charge. No trial. And I’m being force-fed while bound to a chair.

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