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It is now widely acknowledged that after the 9/11 attacks in the US, the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) began a global detention and interrogation program through which it tortured and abused prisoners. Yet the US government has failed to hold…
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May 15, 2015 Vote “NO” on Final Passage of the NDAA Dear Representative: The undersigned human rights, civil liberties, national security, and religious organizations write to strongly urge you to vote “no” on final…
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November 15, 2013 Dear Senator: The undersigned human rights and civil liberties groups strongly urge you to support the Guantanamo Bay detainee transfer provisions included in the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal…
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President Barack Obama The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington DC, 20500 Re: Concern about hunger strike and stalled efforts to close the detention facility at Guantánamo Dear President Obama…
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Letter to President Barack Obama

Human Rights Watch and 27 other organizations sent a letter to US President Barack Obama today, urging him to veto the National Defense Authorization Act for FY 2013 if it impedes his ability to transfer detainees out of Guantanamo Bay. The text of the…
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Letter to Dr. Rajiv Shah, USAID Administrator, Washington, DC

8 civil society organizations of the Central African Republic, write to USAID on the situation in the eastern Mbomou and Haut-Mbomou prefectures of the country affected by the LRA.In the letter, they ask USAID to support projects to improve communications…