Afghanistan

Brett Wilkins, staff writer
Afghan journalist Rahmatullah Nekzad was shot dead while on his way to mosque in Ghazni, Afghanistan on December 21, 2020. (Photo: AFP/Getty Images)
"The fact that murder is on the rise and the number of journalists imprisoned around the world hit a record is a clear demonstration that press freedom is under unprecedented assault."
Brett Wilkins, staff writer
Civilian casualties have soared in Afghanistan during the tenure of President Donald Trump. (Photo: Noorullah Shirzada/AFP via Getty Images)
"In 2019 airstrikes killed 700 civilians—more civilians than in any other year...
Jake Johnson, staff writer
Daniel Ellsberg speaks at the "Cinema for Peace Gala" in the Westhafen Event and Convention Center on February 11, 2019.
Declaring that "we do not need a hawk with relationships with the weapons...

Further

Little noted by a mainstream media willfully blind to America's ongoing human rights abuses, Mohamedou Ould Slahi's "endless world tour" of detention and torture over 14 harrowing years at Guantánamo may come to a close after being cleared Wednesday for release. The author of the searing Guantánamo Diary and reportedly Gitmo's most tortured prisoner, Slahi - it is vital we remember this - was never charged with a crime.

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