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Mike Farrell is co-chair emeritus of Human Rights Watch in California, and serves as president of Death Penalty Focus and as a member of the advisory board of the National Coalition to Abolish the Death… Read more

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Obama Stands Nuremberg on Its Head

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President Obama’s decision to spare CIA torturers from prosecution is wrong. "Good Germans who were only following orders" are not exempt from the bar of justice. Individuals must be held responsible for war crimes and crimes against humanity.

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To listen to the bloviators, “religious extremist” means Muslim, and too many Americans buy in without understanding that this “God is (only) on our side” nonsense infects elements in pretty much every belief system. A mandate from God that the adherents of this particular One True Faith should take over our nation’s institutions? Yup.

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Mike Farrell is co-chair emeritus of Human Rights Watch in California, and serves as president of Death Penalty Focus and as a member of the advisory board of the National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty. He is the national spokesperson for Concern America, an international refugee aid and development organization.

He was a founding board member of Peace Studies, ATV, an inmate-developed alternatives to violence program at Augusta Correctional Center in Virginia. After a trip to Bosnia and Somalia, Farrell was named Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees.

Farrell was one of the lead actors on the hit show MASH and starred in the television drama Providence.

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