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Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Human rights groups are decrying Pakistan's decision to execute some 500 terror-related convicts in the coming weeks, calling it misplaced retribution for last week's deadly Taliban attack on a Peshawar army school that killed more than 140 people, the majority of them children. "Interior ministry has finalized the cases of five hundred convicts...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
In the face of months of growing opposition and protests by local people, a...
Sarah Lazare, staff writer
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Following the Pentagon's announcement on Saturday that it has repatriated four...

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Slow Sea Change Dept: The European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights has filed a criminal complaint against Bush torture program architects, calling for a German prosecutor to "ensure that those responsible for abduction, abuse and illegal detention do not go unpunished.” Astonishingly, the NYT has written a blistering editorial likewise calling for prosecution of "the torturers and their bosses" so the U.S. can come to terms "legally and morally with (their) abhorrent acts."