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As the UN Committee Against Torture meets in Geneva, Murat Kurnaz urges justice for those detained and tortured at Guantánamo.
While other cities have embraced heavy-handed policing tactics, Richmond, California, has offered mentoring and money to its most at-risk young men.
Isolation does not “rehabilitate” people. Disappearance does not deter harm. And prison does not keep us safe.
There are limits to what the law can do to police cyberabuse.
Forty years ago, the Israeli army tortured and imprisoned her. Now she’s being forced to relive the nightmare in a US court.
Polls show strong support for an initiative there. And it’s on the ballot in Oregon and Alaska, too.
In 1996, the NYPD charged George Bell, Gary Johnson and Rohan Bolt in the brutal Davis-Epstein murders, but the evidence was never airtight.
How this country’s “tough on crime” ethos created a generation of graying inmates.
After years of harassment by the police, homeless Angelenos and their allies fight back.
Salt Lake City’s Housing First initiative has reduced chronic homelessness by 72 percent. Now other cities are giving it a try.