Staff / TruthdigMar 20, 2007
The newly formed U.N. Human Rights Council is debating whether to do away with the special rapporteurs whose job is to investigate global human rights abuses. A group of countries typically subjected to such scrutiny, with Cuba and China at the helm, argues that domestic reports should be sufficient. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigNov 20, 2006
Still wondering whether the trial of Saddam Hussein might have been a miscarriage of justice? Take a look at the HRW report (pdf) and make up your mind Hussein's chief defense lawyer, Khalil al-Dulami, recently complained to the BBC that he has been prevented from filing appeal papers. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
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