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Iraq’s Secret Prisoners, Human Rights, and the Rule of Law
Posted on 16 May 2012 by I&FL Community Staff (Rule of Law & Human

In 2011, the Iraqi government announced that it had closed the misnamed Camp Honor, a prison located in Baghdad's "Green Zone" where prisoners were tortured. According to Human Rights Watch, the prison remains open today and is still being... Read More

The Cyrus Cylinder, International Human Rights Day and the Rule of Law
Posted on 10 Dec 2012 by I&FL Community Staff (Rule of Law & Human

As many celebrate International Human Rights Day today (December 10 th ), a 2500-year-old inscribed stone, the Cyrus Cylinder reminds us that human rights are a complex issue with which humankind has struggled with throughout history. In 2013, the... Read More