What occurred while the detainees were in military custody when President George W. Bush launched the War on Terror is not fully known. But the ACLU says some of the photos yet to see the light of day depict an elderly Iraqi woman’s alleged sexual abuse, a teenager’s mock execution, and the fatal shooting of an Iraqi farmer by a US soldier. While the free-speech organization hasn’t seen the photos, the incidents they describe are detailed in military documents. According to reports, the Pentagon said 14 of the incidents have been substantiated.
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As fans of Homeland know, Carrie’s peaceful life in Germany couldn’t be long for this world. And, of course, it wasn’t.
“This is one of the most serious human rights violations that the US has engaged in as a country."
“Compared to being in prison, John is overjoyed to be back home with his wife and five children."
Whistleblower John Kiriakou is serving a 30-month prison sentence while those he exposed remain free.
The CIA misled the American people about the effectiveness of waterboarding, a Senate report has found.
The memo greenlighted government operations to take out Anwar Al-Awlaki, a U.S. citizen. Khan, a Long Island-native, was also killed.
Bigelow and her screenwriter Mark Boal were right to include torture scenes in the narrative.