Posts Tagged: Human Rights Abuses
As the human rights situation in the Philippines has deteriorated, U.S. military aid has ramped up.
Washington's pursuit of trade with Colombia — encapsulated by the recent U.S.-Colombia free-trade agreement — is abetting human rights abuses and marginalizing Colombian activists.
Chuck Hagel's paeans to "political reform" in the Gulf must have sounded strange to political prisoners in repressive Bahrain, where he delivered his remarks.
The Obama’s administration’s policy on Western Sahara constitutes nothing less than a rejection of fundamental principles of international law.
The United States needs to halt its assistance to Bahrain until the country implements promised democratic reforms.
Afghan militias created by the United States have been accused of committing serious human rights abuses against local populations.
The Bush administration, like its predecessors, has frequently taken advantage of the idealism and values of the U.S. citizenry to justify foreign policies that most Americans would otherwise find morally unacceptable.