Expert Voices

  • Jimmy Carter

    "[A] nonpartisan expert commission should be named to conduct a thorough review of U.S. practices related to unwarranted arrest, torture, secret detention, extraordinary rendition, abandonment of habeas corpus and related matters. Acknowledging to the world that the United States also has made mistakes will give credence to our becoming 'a more perfect union' — a message that would resonate worldwide." Obama’s Human Rights Opportunity, The Washington Post, Dec. 10, 2008

  • Juan E. Méndez

19 leading organizations support a commission: