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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.

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.

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"… ment:Armored vehicles, aircraft and equipment, ammunition   Human rights problems“The most significant Human rights issues during the year were t …"

"… f equipment:Military electronics, cameras / auxiliary equipment, ammunitionHuman rights problems“The most serious Human rights problem in the country was the go …"

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