Rights

Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Canada's government is facing challenges on two fronts from groups claiming its use of solitary confinement in prisons is unconstitutional. On Tuesday, the Canadian Civil Liberties Association (CCLA) and the Canadian Association of Elizabeth Fry Societies (CAEFS) filed a petition in the Ontario Superior Court seeking to challenge the...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) operates a massive secret government...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
Mass surveillance programs threaten fundamental human rights and may do more...

Further...

Mind-bogglingly, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Martin Dempsey is sponsoring an essay contest to honor Saudi Arabia’s late King Abdullah as "a man of remarkable character and courage,” presumably on the basis of Abdullah's achievements - his jailing, torturing, mutilating, oppressing, beheading and otherwise infamous denying of basic human rights to many thousands of his own citizens. Go U.S. military: ever on the wrong side of history.