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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
Mexican elections kick off
Party that ruled for 71 years hopes to capitalise on frustration with drug gang violence.
Last updated: 04 Jul 2010 15:10 GMT
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On the record: Journalism is not a crime
Colleagues of detained Al Jazeera journalists press demands for their release, 100 days after their arrest in Egypt.
Will the internet set us free?
Mehdi Hasan discusses online freedoms and the potential of the web with Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales.
Infographic: How India forms a government
A tight race seems likely as 814 million voters elect leaders in world's largest democracy next week.
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S Korea and the accidental spy
Kenya: Artivists versus the state
The ineptness of geopolitics
Resolving the Gulf crisis
Mansour Almarzoqi Albogami
The revolutionary dials spin in Egypt
East Ukraine: Lessons from other breakaway 'republics'
In Pictures: Residents mourn Aswan violence
Egyptians mourn in Aswan after several days of clan fighting earlier this month left 23 people dead and 40 injured.
In Pictures: Remembering Deir Yassin
Palestinians were met with Israeli indifference during march to commemorate 66th anniversary of Deir Yassin massacre.
In Pictures: Battleground Varanasi
Ancient city will see BJP's Narendra Modi and AAP's Arvind Kejriwal face off on May 12 at end of India's polling.
Three years since the start of the uprising, nine million people have been displaced by fighting.
Egypt in Turmoil
An in-depth look at Egypt's ongoing political crisis.
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