Posts Tagged: international committee of the red cross

Observe Torture Awareness Month

June 26 is United Nations International Day in Support of Victims of Torture. Religious and human rights organizations in the United States have declared the month of June to be Torture Awareness Month as a way to provide greater visibility…

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Executive Order on Torture

On Thursday, January 22, 2009, President Obama signed an executive order that stops the CIA’s abuse of detainees, closes U.S. secret prisons, ends rendition for torture, and provides the International Committee of the Red Cross with access to U.S.-held detainees….

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