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Shining a Light on U.S. Torture
  • June 21, 2014
  • 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Co-sponsors include: Interfaith Communities United for Justice and Peace (ICUJP) Karamah - Muslim Women Lawyers for Human Rights National Religious Campaign Against Torture (NRCAT) The Constitution Project...
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Congress, War Powers and Counterterrorism
  • June 11, 2014
  • 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Senator Wayne Morse voted against the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution in 1964 on constitutional and moral grounds, arguing that Congress was ceding its constitutional duty to declare war to the executive. He claimed that the resolution “embodies a pre-dated declaration of war” and correctly predicted a “long and bloody war” that the country would regret. On June 11, 2014, a panel of experts will discuss the echoes of the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution,...
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Exposing the Truth of U.S. Torture: Restoring Human Dignity
  • June 6, 2014
  • 6:00 PM - 8:30PM
Cosponsors include: National Religious Campaign Against Torture (NRCAT), The Constitution Project, Qurtuba Institute and Karamah: Muslim Women Lawyers for Human Rights. ...
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“It was torture,” TCP's independent, bipartisan, blue-ribbon Task Force on Detainee Treatment concluded in a report released April 16, 2013. The group looked at the federal government's policies and actions related to the detention and treatment of suspected terrorists captured in Afghanistan, Iraq and elsewhere and held in U.S. custody during the Clinton, Bush and Obama administrations. Read More...