human rights

Columnists
Nov 4, 2009

No justice for Maher Arar in U.S. court

The decision to dismiss Maher Arar's case sends a signal to the Obama administration that there will be no judicial intervention to halt the cruel excesses of the Bush-era "Global War on Terror."
Book Review
Oct 16, 2009

Messing with Mao

Meagan Perry
Denise Chong documents the story of Lu Decheng, a small town bus mechanic, imprisoned for thumbing his nose at Mao in her latest book. Chong chats with Meagan Perry in this book lounge interview.
Columnists
Oct 14, 2009

Lt. Choi won't lie for his country

Lt. Dan Choi, an Iraq war veteran, declared last March 19 on The Rachel Maddow Show, "I am gay." Under the military's "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" law, that's enough to get Choi kicked out of the military.

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