August 2014 (2)
Aug 21 2014 1:43PM
After the Islamic State deluge, who will save Iraqis?
There’s a bit in a new blog post from Amnesty’s researcher on the ground in northern Iraq which caught my eye. In the post, from the Kurdish-majority city of Dohuk in Iraqi Kurdistan, a Yezidi man who survived the horrors of Mount Sinj...
Aug 4 2014 12:14PM
We tortured some folks ...
Barack Obama’s now rather famous phrase from the end of last week is quite something. As others have observed , it’s not the first time he’s referred to the mistreatment of detainees during the USA’s “war on terror” as torture (though...