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Immigration Advocates Face Serious Challenges in Passing Reform in 2014

January 21, 2014

Despite nationwide mobilization, immigrant advocates acknowledge they have failed to reform a broken immigration system

Guantanamo Anniversary: 12 Years Of A Continuing War Crime

January 9, 2014

Ratner: 155 Prisoners, Almost All Held Without Charge, Must be Tried or Released – Immediately

Guantanamo: Twelve Years of US War Crimes

December 27, 2013

Michael Ratner: Guantanamo camp continues to violate international laws and norms, including fake trials, media blackout on ongoing hunger strikes, and banning public disclosure of torture faced by detainees

Guantanamo Bay Prison

December 18, 2013
Jason Leopold: Guantanamo Prisoner’s ongoing hunger-strike and detention of 158 prisoners, including some 80 who have been cleared for release or transfer has increased pressure to close Guantanamo

US & Iran Relations

November 14, 2013
Robert Parry: France was pursuing its own economic, regional interests in thwarting the nuke deal with Iran.

Peace In Colombia

November 2, 2013
Gregory Wilpert: As Colombia marks one-year anniversary of peace negotiations, both the FARC and government officials work to end decades-long conflict

Romanian Parliament Fails to Pass Pro-Mineral Extraction Law

October 31, 2013
Thousands of Romanians protest the environmental and cultural impact of mining Europe’s largest gold mine

US Government Shutdown

October 1, 2013
Tea Party candidates strong desire to roll back New Deal comes out of the GOP establishment’s own creation. Part 1 of extended interview

UN Syria Report Confirms Chemical Weapons Used, Culprit Still Not Known

September 17, 2013

Rania Masri: Both sides of the conflict are capable of such a war crime, but UN report does not settle who is responsible; bigger question is whether UN can achieve a ceasefire and a negotiated end to war

Egypt

August 15, 2013
Lina Attalah: Egyptian Ministry of Interior uses light presence of firearms to justify aggressive military action that killed more than 500 peaceful sit-ins, as Saudi and Qatari power dynamics play out behind the scenes