Torture

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MediaIte | |
The actor behind Ali G and the cult classic Borat is back with more outrageous material, as Sacha Baron Cohen teased his upcoming “most dangerous...
Mil
TheIntercept | |
He was an NSA staffer but also a volunteer, having signed up to provide technical expertise for a wide-ranging, joint CIA mission in Iraq. He did not...
GITMO
TheIntercept | |
Does torture lead to terror? Has the decadeslong abuse of political prisoners across the Muslim-majority world — not to mention in CIA black sites, U...
TheIntercept | |
A prisoner prohibited from speaking to his family for four months after uttering the words “As-Salaam-Alaikum.” Books that have to be destroyed after...
Pentagon
DailySheeple | |
A former chief investigator at Guantanamo Bay is accusing the Defense Department of withholding the publication of his book, which covers the use of...
Yousef Al Otaiba
TheIntercept | |
An American citizen won a rare $10 million torture settlement against three top members of the ruling family in the United Arab Emirates, after State...
Prison
Democracy Now | |
President Trump on Thursday formally named Christopher Wray to replace James Comey as FBI director. Wray served as assistant attorney general under...
General Mattis
TheHill | |
Defense Secretary James Mattis is not wavering on his opposition to torture, the Pentagon said Thursday, despite President Trump endorsing its usage...
Mike Pompeo
TheIntercept | |
CIA director nominee Mike Pompeo — whose confirmation vote in the Senate is set for Monday — has said he is open to changing the rules governing the...
GITMO
ForeignPolicy | |
In a meeting with New York Times reporters and executives on Tuesday, President-elect Donald Trump delivered a stunning about-face on his long-time...
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TheIntercept | |
Two former CIA captives recently described being threatened with a makeshift electric chair — a previously unreported torture method — while being...
John Brennan
TheHill | |
The head of the CIA reiterated on Wednesday that he would not allow his agency to carry out brutal interrogations like those called for by Donald...
CIA
Vice | |
The CIA black site prison had 20 cells. Described as "stand-alone concrete boxes," the cell block was outfitted with stereo speakers that played...
GITMO
TeleSurTV | |
A new release by The Intercept of the 2003 documents also shows the NSA trained staff to work towards steering Latin America "toward U.S. objectives...
John Brennan
NBCNews | |
CIA Director John Brennan told NBC News in an exclusive interview that his agency will not engage in harsh "enhanced interrogation" practices,...
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A FORMER Guantanamo Bay guard has spoken for the first time about what he claims was a CIA murder of detainees, covered up as a triple suicide. Army...
Michael Hayden
WeeklyStandard | |
The Central Intelligence Agency repeatedly tortured suspected terrorists, regularly lied about it to Congress and the White House, and, for all the...