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Thalif Deen, IPS News
UNITED NATIONS - The timing was inadvertently impeccable as two stinging reports on harsh interrogation techniques – by the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) in the United States and former military regimes in Brazil – were released on the eve of the 30th anniversary of the U.N. Convention Against Torture. Not surprisingly, U.N. spokesperson...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
Charging that the world has largely looked the other way, the United Nations...
Sarah Lazare, staff writer
United Nations General Assembly Hall in the UN Headquarters, New York, NY. (Photo: Basil D Soufi/cc)
The United Nations General Assembly overwhelmingly passed a resolution on...