UN Special Rapporteur On Torture Blasts UK Government’s Indifference To Abuse Against Julian Assange
UN Special Rapporteur On Torture Nils Melzer strongly objected to the UK government’s indifference toward WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange’s ongoing abuse and mistreatment in detention.
Black Man Tortured And Wrongly Imprisoned For 26 Years Sues Chicago Police Who Were Associates Of Jon Burge
A lawsuit was filed in Chicago against police officers who were closely associated with Jon Burge, the disgraced commander who oversaw a regime of torture employed to coerce confessions. The regime spanned from the early 1970s to the 1990s.
Invoking WikiLeaks And Torture Report, CIA Pushes For Expansion Of Secrecy Law To Stifle Public Criticism
As requested by CIA, intelligence authorization bills would drastically expand scope of Intelligence Identities Protection Act to criminalize individuals.
A private contractor has tried to prevent a lawsuit challenging their role in the torture of Iraqis at Abu Ghraib a total of sixteen times. Now, the lawsuit against CACI Premier Technology, filed 13 years ago, finally has a date for a trial after a federal judge denied another motion
The North Carolina Commission of Inquiry on Torture capped an 18-month investigation with a final report on the state’s role in the CIA torture program.
Former Chicago police commander Jon Burge was involved with several officers in the torture of more than 110 black men. He was never held fully accountable for the trauma inflicted on black communities and died on September 19. At the trial for former Officer Jason Van Dyke, who is accused
Bolton’s Attack On International Criminal Court Was Hostile Expression Of Bipartisan Consensus In US Government
John Bolton, President Donald Trump’s national security adviser, renewed his vendetta against the International Criminal Court.
Six Senate Democrats helped President Donald Trump, Republicans, and the CIA confirm Gina Haspel as the next CIA director.
An Open Letter To Those Who Believe Torture Accountability Should Start With First Woman Nominee For CIA Director
Can you think of any men who were held accountable for CIA torture? No, you cannot. That is why deputy CIA director Gina Haspel should be their next director.
Gina Haspel, nominee for CIA director, acknowledged that she was a staunch advocate for the destruction of CIA torture videotapes in 2005.