United States

4/17/2014

Ford Motor Co (F.N) and IBM Corp (IBM.N) will again have to face a U.S. lawsuit claiming they encouraged race-based human rights abuses in apartheid-era South Africa, despite a series of recent court decisions limiting the right to pursue such cases.

4/16/2014

An indigenous community in the United States has filed a petition against the federal government, alleging that officials have repeatedly broken treaties and that the court system has failed to offer remedy.

3/6/2014

The International Center will welcome Judge Iris Yassmin Barrios to Indianapolis early next week to celebrate her recognition from the U.S. Department of State as a 2014 International Women of Courage award recipient.

2/28/2014

The Maine Wabanaki-State Child Welfare Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC), the first of its type in the United States, marks one year of work.

9/20/2013

The International Criminal Court has urged United States(US) authorities to arrest Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, an indicted war crimes suspect, should he travel to New York for a UN summit.

9/5/2013

Nonprofit group calls on US to repatriate detainees by 2014 troop withdrawal.

President

4/29/2013

In this new opinion piece, ICTJ President David Tolbert says the United States has publicly lauded the rule of law as it applies to other countries and offered significant financial and political support to torture victims of foreign regimes; yet it has failed to acknowledge or address its obligation to victims of its own detention policies. To regain its credibility in the eyes of the world, the US government must take steps to acknowledge and address past violations and provide redress to victims of US-sanctioned abuses.

4/22/2013

A leading bipartisan think-tank says it is “indisputable” that the US tortured captives in the aftermath of 9/11. The report condemned the country’s detention practices as “a grave error” using the testimonies of dozens of inmates and officials.

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