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The information wars
The US government continues its efforts to clamp down on leaks of classified information.
Last updated: 24 May 2014 14:22 GMT
Genocide trial of Guatemala ex-leader opens
General Efrain Rios Montt appears in court over killing of almost 1,800 indigenous people during country's civil war.
Last updated: 20 Mar 2013 09:34 GMT
Pentagon chief says torture not needed
Outgoing US defence secretary Panetta says information on bin Laden could have been got without use of harsh techniques.
Last updated: 04 Feb 2013 09:26 GMT
Former Guatemala leader faces genocide charge
Ex-dictator Efrain Rios Montt on trial for the killings of more than 1,750 indigenous people during his 1982-83 rule.
Last updated: 29 Jan 2013 00:19 GMT
Zero Dark Thirty's real collateral damage
The Oscar-nominated film Zero Dark Thirty is misleading at best when it comes to the use of torture.
Last updated: 12 Jan 2013 13:23 GMT
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
Impunity at home, rendition abroad
The modern US urge to torture did not begin on September 12, 2001, but can be traced back to the Cold War.
Alfred W McCoy
Last updated: 17 Aug 2012 13:12 GMT
The Obama administration aggressively prosecutes whistleblowers, but turns a blind eye to politically beneficial leaks.
Peter Van Buren
Last updated: 20 Jun 2012 17:20 GMT
Ex-CIA officer defends interrogation tactics
Rodriguez says practices such as waterboarding "justified" in US jails overseas.
Last updated: 28 Apr 2012 17:52 GMT
Spanish PM orders cabinet reshuffle
Zapatero names new foreign minister and deputy while scrapping two ministries in attempt to boost popularity ratings.
Last updated: 20 Oct 2010 16:12 GMT
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Migrants in Italy: Arrival and survival
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American Muslims' ongoing civil rights fight
Muslims and Arabs in the US say they face discrimination in many areas of life, 13 years after the 9/11 attacks.
Rainy season worsens South Sudan crisis
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Time to go home to Palestine
Water is a human right, but who is considered a human being?
Britain's latest counterterrorism disasters
When 'human intelligence' is just racism
In Pictures: World's highest-paid athletes
Forbes revealed a list of the highest-paid athletes in the world today. Here, we share the top 10 from that list.
In Pictures: Childbirth under Israeli attack
The emergency department of Gaza's al-Shifa hospital takes in between 25-50 pregnant women per day.
In Pictures: Life returns to Mogadishu
Mogadishu is making a comeback despite years of violence, corruption, greed and death.
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