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

Excerpts from this story referencing "Moro":

"… the southern Philippine island of Mindanao and interviewed members of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front, an Islamic separatist group that has fought the …"

"… t has provided education and job skills to 28,000 former combatants of the Moro National Liberation Front, another Muslim insurgent group that signed a pe …"

Operation 'targeted killings'

By Yossi Melman

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

Excerpts from this story referencing "Benjamin Netanyahu":

"… The incident damaged relations between Jordan and Israel, and then-Premier Benjamin Netanyahu had to agree to cooperate with a first-ever parliamentary inquiry into the …"

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 "Center for Responsive Politics":

"… is point, but we're not at the end of this journey yet." According to the Center for Responsive Politics, the Human Rights Campaign spent $1.37 million on federal lobbying last ye …"

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 "India":

"… U.S. increase came from vastly expanded sales to Saudi Arabia, Brazil and India.“Obviously, we’re going to continue to press and advocate for U.S. arm …"

"… s conference addressing arms exports. “We are hopeful that arms sales to India will increase. We’ve made tremendous progress in this relationship over …"

"… Shapiro explained that by “progress” he meant that U.S. arms sales to India went from “nearly zero” to around $8 billion in that period.Here’s w …"

"… issued by State’s Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor said about India: “The most significant human rights problems were police and security fo …"

Punishing the wrongfully convicted

By Steve Weinburg

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

Excerpts from this story referencing "St. Louis":

"… ight prevent the release from prison of Darryl Burton, convicted of a 1984 St. Louis murder he most likely did not commit.Burton's defense lawyers suspected po …"

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 "executive director":

"… by a delegation from the Miami-based Inter American Press Association, the executive director of Human Rights Watch/Americas, and the vice-president of the Inter Americ …"

"… nalists who are being criminally prosecuted for their work.Ann Cooper, CPJ executive director, noted in remarks opening the conference, “Political leaders and governm …"