Human Rights

Sarah Lazare, staff writer
Guantanamo force feeding paraphernalia. (Photo: Wikimedia / Creative Commons)
Leading medical groups are speaking out in support of a U.S. Navy nurse who refused on ethical grounds to force-feed hunger strikers held captive at Guantanamo Bay. The American Nurses Association announced Wednesday that they have penned letters to U.S. government and military officials strongly urging against any punishment or retaliation for...
Sarah Lazare, staff writer
Slavery was found in all 167 countries examined in the report, including the United States. (Photo courtesy of Walk Free Foundation)
Modern-day slavery remains ubiquitous across the world, with an estimated 35.8...
Kevin Gosztola, FireDogLake
Members of the United Nations Committee Against Torture reviewing the United...