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Calculating the Immeasurable: Somali Torture Victim Wins $15 Million in Civil Damages


This week an Ohio judge awarded $15 million to Abukar Hassan Ahmed, a Somali constitutional law professor and human rights advocate, following a civil trial in which a Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) volunteer doctor delivered testimony crucial to the case.

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Seeking Answers About CIA Operations in Somalia


Recently, The Nation and The New York Times disclosed that the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) may be involved in the transfer of suspected terrorists to Somalia for detention and interrogation, in violation of US and international law.

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