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The persecution of John Kiriakou
Techniques that the US hanged men for at Nuremburg and in post-war Japan are now employed and declared lawful.
Peter Van Buren
Last updated: 23 Sep 2012 12:35 GMT
No accountability for torture
A US appeals court dismissed a case brought by Jose Padilla, a terrorism suspect detained without charges and tortured.
Last updated: 10 May 2012 09:07 GMT
Obama inherits and embraces a 'legal mess'
From Guantanamo to Bagram prison in Afghanistan, Obama has broken his promise to end torture and illegal detention.
Last updated: 10 Sep 2011 15:04 GMT
Symptoms of the Bush-Obama presidency
A close look at the advisers whom Obama has chosen to save and sack reveal his true political personality.
Last updated: 25 Aug 2011 10:05 GMT
US torture memo authors cleared
Justice department not to punish Bush administration lawyers.
Last updated: 20 Feb 2010 11:54 GMT
CIA told interrogations were legal
Newly released US justice department memo said CIA could use harsh interrogations.
Last updated: 25 Jul 2008 02:28 GMT
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Gunning down the taxmen of Somalia
At least 25 tax collectors have been killed since 2012 in Mogadishu, a city awash in weapons and abject poverty.
Down and out in upscale Japan
Tokyo government claims its homeless population has hit a record low, but analysts - and the homeless - beg to differ.
3D printing and the future of disaster relief
3D printers can cheaply construct homes and could soon be deployed to help victims of catastrophe rebuild their lives.
Protecting Mongolia's parent-less children
Lack of child protection laws means abandoned and orphaned kids rely heavily on the care of strangers.
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Sistine Chapel for rent: Is nothing sacred?
What happens to the Caucasus when Russia stumbles
Western fascination with 'badass' Kurdish women
Bashir's calculated diplomatic dance
Big rethink for counterterrorism
The dramas North Koreans won't see anymore
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