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 "Vice President":

"… d by the lobbyists on behalf of the Philippine government is the office of Vice President Cheney, lobbying records show."We did succeed," said James Pitts, a former …"

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 "Human Rights Campaign":

"… nts this week in two cases concerning gay rights, advocacy powerhouse Human Rights Campaign has been rallying its base by word — and by dollar. "This is our moment …"

"… s been rallying its base by word — and by dollar. "This is our moment," Human Rights Campaign President Chad Griffin wrote Sunday in an email to supporters. "Tuesday is …"

"… f this journey yet." According to the Center for Responsive Politics, the Human Rights Campaign spent $1.37 million on federal lobbying last year — more than …"

"… e than any other group focused on LGBT issues. The Washington, D.C.-based Human Rights Campaign, which is the largest advocacy group focused on the rights of lesbian …"

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 "Navy":

"… the $280.3 million worth of military arms and equipment were items for the Navy’s “Fifth Fleet” station on the island nation, she said. Gosselin dec …"

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 "U.S. Supreme Court":

"… itness testimony." But no such forum has been provided. In April 2003, the U.S. Supreme Court turned away the last-chance appeal filed by Burton's defense attorney.In c …"

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 "U.S. Supreme Court":

"… nto Argentinean law. (Under this standard first articulated in 1964 by the U.S. Supreme Court in The New York Times v. Sullivan case plaintiffs must prove not only that …"