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Focus on Guantanamo Bay

Will These 2 Court Cases Finally Hold Our Torturers Accountable?

They may confirm that since torture is a war crime, it can never be a policy option.

David Cole

The CIA Waterboarded the Wrong Man 83 Times in 1 Month

None of the allegations against Abu Zubaydeh turned out to be true. That didn’t stop the CIA from torturing him for years.

Rebecca Gordon

Why We Must Close Guantánamo Now

Congress and the media must recognize once and for all that torture is not a matter of serious debate: It is a war crime.

Katrina vanden Heuvel

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Election 2016

New York Had the Second-Lowest Voter Turnout So Far This Election Season

Among states with primaries, we are only beating Louisiana.

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After New York’s Disastrous Primary, It’s Time to Demand Better Voting Laws

During this year’s presidential primary, New Yorkers across the state discovered something that voting rights advocates have been saying for years: New York’s elections are a mess.

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End Abuse in Our Privatized Immigrant-Only Prisons

A recent investigation published by The Nation found that dozens of men had died in disturbing circumstances in privatized, immigrant-only prisons. Join The Nation, the ACLU, Detention Watch Network, and Grassroots Leadership in calling on the White House to end this shadow private prison system.

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