The human-rights group reports the U.S. military systematically ignored evidence of torture and unlawful killings in Afghanistan as recently as last year.
An internal U.S. intelligence memo warns that the release of a Senate report on CIA interrogation techniques could inflame anti-U.S. passions in the Mideast, resulting in potentially violent street protests and threats to U.S. embassies and personnel
This week, the Senate Intelligence Committee is fighting the White House and the CIA over pre-publication redactions made to a Congressional report on the agency's use of torture and rendition.
Stories about the de Blasio NYPD keep coming in. In this case, they did so many things; it is hard to know what to put in the headline.
President Obama affirmed today that the US did indeed torture people. The question is why Obama began his first term by promising CIA employees that they would not be tried for what he now describes as "tortur[ing] some folks."
Jeremy Scahill: White House Censoring What US Public Can Know About Torture Program
VIDEO: Ron Paul's Texas Straight Talk 7/28/14: End Torture, Shut Down the CIA!
Damning judgment finds Poland at fault, but other countries implicated
The human rights tribunal in Strasburg has just announced that Poland is guilty of having secret CIA torture prisons on Polish territory and must pay money to various injured parties. The Strasburg Tribunal has also officially announced that the Poli
Damning judgment finds Poland at fault, but other countries implicated.
Ten years ago, the 9/11 Commission released its report on the challenges to the nation.
"Before we came here, we were told a different story. The story we were told was completely the opposite of what I saw.' Once he saw what he was told was contrary to what was actually taking place he could not do it anymore."
Still Living With Jack Bauer in a Terrified New American World
Abortion-like executions for prisoners.
A federal district court dismissed a case brought on behalf of a US citizen and against US government officials who allegedly tortured, abused and subjected him to rendition and incommunicado detention in Kenya, Somalia and Ethiopia.
Seattle police officers filed a federal lawsuit challenging new policies that restrict use of force, saying the rules endanger lives of both officers and civilians. More than 120 officers have joined the lawsuit, which seeks a complete dismantling
The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled a man who confessed to murder after he was tortured by the notorious Chicago Police Dept detective Jon Burge cannot sue the city, since he already settled with it in 1988 for $3,000.
Recently discovered pages from the Naval Criminal Investigative Service suggest the men died not from suicide, but torture. The new evidence includes an eyewitness account of al-Zahrani on the night of his death which indicates
On the hook to release a redacted version of the so-called torture report, the CIA has asked a federal judge for more time to review the study by the Senate Intelligence Committee that harshly criticizes its interrogation techniques.
Horn of Africa nation has denied hosting secret prison facilities for US, but classified document may undermine claim
Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin isn’t backing off the remark she made at the National Rifle Association’s annual meeting this weekend that if she were in charge, people “would know that waterboarding is how we baptize terrorists.”
The psychologist who wrote the CIA's post-9/11 torture program wants to tell his story to the world, if only non-disclosure agreements with the U.S. government weren't holding him back.
From the CIA's efforts to spy on U.S. Senate staffers it was apparent that the Senate's findings about the CIA would be something the American people would find profoundly disturbing.This week, a conversation with Ron Paul about the CIA, torture, and
By letting the CIA vet the torture report, the White House and Congress are giving Americans a new reason to have contempt for an illegitimate classification system.
Sources tell Al Jazeera the Intelligence Committee report accuses spy agency of lying about detention and interrogation
What does it take to get out of Guantanamo? Half the remaining detainees - 75 of the remaining 154 men - were led to believe they would be heading home soon when, in January 2010, the Guantanamo Review Task Force approved their release.
When CIA Tortured Detainees to Death — And Agents Escaped Accountability and Were Promoted
Did the CIA purposely mislead the American public about torture of prisoners by U.S. forces? A new Senate report shows that is exactly what happened. According to the Washington Post, the American military and the CIA spent years torturing detaine
The Senate found a pattern of misinformation knowingly released by the CIA to convince the public that its torture program yielded valuable intelligence — and new forms of torture that have never been previously confirmed. What is most striking
A hotly disputed Senate torture report concludes that waterboarding and other harsh interrogation methods provided no key evidence in the hunt for Osama bin Laden, according to congressional aides and outside experts familiar with the investigation.