Sustaining an unpopular regime

By Marina Walker Guevara

In the Philippines, U.S. aid has helped bolster a government whose military is tied to extrajudicial killings

Operation 'targeted killings'

By Yossi Melman

U.S. shows signs of emulating controversial Israeli anti-terrorism policy

Gay rights lobby courts lawmakers with cash

By Michael Beckel

Human Rights Campaign lobbies Congress, donates to lawmakers, as it makes case for marriage equality.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Claire McCaskill":

"… $1,000, records indicate. The PAC's top beneficiary in February was Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., who on Sunday announced via her Tumblr page, that her views have " …"

U.S. points finger, and arms exports, at human rights abusers

By Zach Toombs and R. Jeffrey Smith

The State Department decries repression in the countries where it promotes the purchase of U.S. weaponry.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Federation of American Scientists":

"… tries.Matt Schroeder, director of the Arms Sales Monitoring Project at the Federation of American Scientists, said the U.S. vetting process for militaries and governments receiving ar …"

Punishing the wrongfully convicted

By Steve Weinburg

Federal law keeps defendants denied a fair trial – including those who may be innocent – behind bars

When criticism becomes a crime

By Joel Simon

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina, August 1, 2001 — Imagine you’ve just broken a story about how the president’s cronies, including members of the Sup

Excerpts from this story referencing "reporter":

"… st’s nightmare, but it happened to Argentine columnist and investigative reporter Horacio Verbitsky, who published a book in 1992 called “Robo Para la Cor …"

"… are not. In 1997, the CPJ documented the prosecution of two New York Times reporters in Mexico charged with defaming two state governors in an article about t …"

"… the drug trade. In 1999, the group documented the conviction of Argentine reporter Eduardo Kimmel, who received a one-year suspended prison sentence and was …"