Torture


In Chicago, Calls Grow for Investigation Into Homan Square ‘Gestapo Tactics’ 1

By Nadia Prupis Common Dreams March 19, 2015   In Chicago, Calls Grow for Investigation Into Homan Square ‘Gestapo Tactics’ DOJ must bring policing in line with human rights standards, officials and activists say     Cook County commissioner Richard Boykin and U.S. Representative Danny Davis on Wednesday stepped up their demand for the federal […]

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Put Blair and Straw on Trial For Torture

 By Craig Murray, 
Former British Ambassador To Uzbekistan

Former UK Ambassador Describes What Happens to People with Integrity Who Have the Misfortune to End Up in Government Positions By Craig Murray Paul Craig Roberts.org   Put Blair and Straw on Trial For Torture

 By Craig Murray, 
Former British Ambassador To Uzbekistan   In the summer of 2004, I warned Tony Blair’s Foreign Office […]

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Former Vice President Dick Cheney says violence perpetrated against American citizens amounts to torture, but that torture approved by himself and former President George. W. Bush is not "morally" equivalent to that kind of violence and should be applauded, not prosecuted. Human rights experts strongly disagree. (Image: Meet The Press/Screenshot)

Calls for ‘Torture Team’ Prosecutions Persist as Cheney Brags “I’d Do It Again”

By Jon Queally Common Dreams   Calls for ‘Torture Team’ Prosecutions Persist as Cheney Brags “I’d Do It Again”   ‘There is an almost criminal gang in our government’s security agencies which is not subject to democratic accountability of any kind.’     Former vice president of the United States Dick Cheney told NBC’s Chuck […]


American Inquisition

By Eric Margolis LewRockwell.com   American Inquisition   Torture is a crime under both American and international law. The Bush administration repeatedly broke the law from 2002 to 2006 by unleashing a wave of torture, kidnapping, and murder, all under the banner of its faux “war on terror.” “Terror” is a wonderfully useful propaganda term developed by […]

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CIA torture report: 8 times U.S. officials defended CIA interrogations

By Trinh Theresa Do, CBC News Last Updated: Dec 10, 2014 3:56 PM ET CBC News   CIA torture report: 8 times U.S. officials defended CIA interrogations   Even amid a firestorm, former CIA directors are defending interrogations   Even before the U.S. Senate intelligence committee released the explosive CIA torture report on Tuesday, Bush […]

Former U.S. president George W. Bush said emphatically in a 2006 speech that the United States 'does not torture,' and that he had not authorized it nor would he. (Lucy Nicholson/Reuters)

Torture - America's Shame

‘A Litany of Federal Crimes’ – Judge Napolitano on the CIA Torture Report

By Daniel McAdams Ron Paul Institute   ‘A Litany of Federal Crimes’ – Judge Napolitano on the CIA Torture Report   “The most compelling, detailed documented report of government intentional infliction of pain on non-combatants ever produced in American history since the time of the Civil War.” That is how RPI Advisory Board Member Judge […]


Ron Paul on CIA Targeting Congress

  Source: http://www.ronpaulinstitute.org By Adam Dick Ron Paul on CIA Targeting Congress   RPI Chairman and Founder Ron Paul, speaking on the Fox Business show The Independents Wednesday night, addresses the Central Intelligence Agency’s spying on the Senate Intelligence Committee — seemingly to cover up torture revelations against the agency. Paul notes the irony that […]


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Tennessee Jailers Torture Restrained Inmate

  Tennessee Jailers Torture Restrained Inmate     Published by NextNewsNetwork RUTHERFORD COUNTY, Tennessee — A newly released video shows detention deputies at Tennessee’s Rutherford County Jail pepper-spraying a detained individual while he was locked into a restraint chair. The victim, who had been detained on a charge of “resisting,” put up no visible struggle. […]