Tag Archives: Osama bin Laden

One full year putting human rights in context

It has now been a year since this blog saw the light. On 9 November 2010, we explained the point of this project in these terms: The human rights community must contextualise human rights. This demands the use of the … Continue reading

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Let’s face it: torture might have helped

A few days ago, Leon Panetta, Director of the CIA, affirmed in an interview with NBC that waterboarding, among other “enhanced interrogation techniques”, provided the necessary information to go after Osama bin Laden. Although this is the only moment in … Continue reading

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I am not happy for your death, Osama bin Laden

This morning I woke up with the announcement of your death. After a whole decade of chase, you had finally been caught somewhere in Pakistan in an operation whose specific details are still unknown. The reactions couldn´t have been more … Continue reading

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