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 "Center for Public Integrity":

"… e increased funding in military assistance." In a phone interview with the Center for Public Integrity's International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ), he called …"

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.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Bashar al-Assad":

"… June 12 accused Russia of shipping attack helicopters to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s regime, charging that those weapons were being turned against Syria’ …"

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 …"