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In January 2013, we released a report that called on President Obama to reform U.S. targeted killing policies in non-battlefield settings. Included in that report was a chart that estimated the number of strikes, total fatalities, and civilian fatalities through the end of 2012. The data was based on averages within the ranges provided […]
Pakistan, Iraq, Afghanistan: More than half of the world’s terrorist attacks happen in just three countries.
While the total number of terrorist attacks around the world has been steadily rising, it is also an increasingly concentrated phenomenon. New data released today by the National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism based at the University of Maryland shows that just three countries for the year 2012—Pakistan, Iraq and […]
African Human Rights Commission Hears Evidence About CIA Rendition and Torture Case from 2003 | Andy Worthington
The case was brought by the Global Justice Clinic, based at the Center for Human Rights and Justice at New York University School of Law, and by the London-based INTERIGHTS the International Centre for the Legal Protection of Human Rights and it concerns the role played by Djibouti, in the Horn of Africa, as part […]