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Compliance Campaign · 1Y ago

Iraq war aggressors escape prosecution for 13th consecutive year

Although the past year brought a glimmer of hope that there might be some accounting for the eight years of lawlessness and criminality that reigned while George W. Bush was in the White Hou...
Compliance Campaign · 1Y ago

We arm the world: U.S. weapons sales fueling global conflict

It’s been less than three years since the adoption of the historic Arms Trade Treaty, and already the United States is leading the way in flouting this landmark accord, violating the letter ...
Compliance Campaign · 1Y ago

Chaotic, arbitrary primary process underscores need for U.S. electoral reform

Super Tuesday is afoot, with 661 delegates at stake in the Republican primary and 865 delegates for the Democrats. This means that a presidential candidate who does well could shift the mome...
Compliance Campaign · 12M ago

U.S.-supplied cluster bombs terrorizing civilians in Yemen

Human Rights Watch issued a damning report yesterday offering new evidence that Saudi Arabia has been using U.S.-made and -supplied cluster munitions on civilians in war-torn Yemen, despite ...
Compliance Campaign · 1Y ago

Would any of the U.S. presidential candidates not commit war crimes?

If the Nuremberg laws were applied, then every post-war American president would have been hanged. – Noam Chomsky, 1990 In recent days, numerous commentators have criticized irresponsible di...
Compliance Campaign · 1Y ago

Obama’s failure to prosecute torture rears its ugly head in Republican race

In the clown show known as the Republican presidential primary race, candidates are providing a clear – if, albeit, unintentional – case as to why prosecutions of the Bush-era CIA torture pr...
Compliance Campaign · 9M ago

Widespread criticism of U.S. human rights practices as 2016 gets underway

Numerous non-governmental organizations and a UN panel of experts last week issued a litany of serious concerns about the state of human rights in the United States as the new year – and Pre...
Compliance Campaign · 12M ago

Despite its human rights problems at home, U.S. trains police forces abroad

The numbers are in, and it is now confirmed that 2015 was the deadliest year for civilians interacting with police since records have been kept. Of course, this is not saying all that much s...
Compliance Campaign · 12M ago

MSF continues to press for real answers on Kunduz hospital bombing

Despite the U.S. military’s cover story for its latest war crime in Afghanistan – the Oct. 3 bombing of a Doctors Without Borders (MSF) hospital in Kunduz – being rather firmly in place, MSF...
Compliance Campaign · 12M ago

International community reiterates calls for Guantanamo’s closure as Congress moves to keep it open

Two major developments took place on Tuesday regarding the ongoing travesty of justice known as Guantanamo Bay. Taken together, the developments once again demonstrate how drastically out of...