Posts Tagged: torture

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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Countdown to End Torture

The National Coalition against Torture has launched the Countdown to End Torture campaign. The goal of the campaign is to encourage President-elect Barack Obama to end U.S.-sponsored torture on his first day in office by issuing an executive order based…

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A Day of Witness to End Torture

The National Religious Coalition against Torture offers an invitation to participate in a National Day of Witness on Wednesday, November 12 from your own home or office. More than 50 delegations of religious leaders will visit Members of Congress in…

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Write for Human Rights in the Philippines

Here’s another chance to help implement the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)’s General Assembly policy. The 218th General Assembly (2008) adopted a resolution on human rights violations in the Philippines. The Uniting Church in Australia has initiated a letter-writing campaign on behalf…

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