Tag: Torture

Obama’s Legacy: A Historic War On Whistleblowers

In his eight years in office, the Obama Justice Department spearheaded eight Espionage Act prosecutions, more than all US administrations combined. Journalists were also caught in the crosshairs.

Pentagon Releases 198 Photos of Alleged Detainee Abuse From War on...

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.

Human Rights Group Publishes Legal Justification For Bush, CIA Torture Probe

“This is one of the most serious human rights violations that the US has engaged in as a country."

The Prosecution of the CIA Whistleblower Who Revealed Waterboarding to the...

Whistleblower John Kiriakou is serving a 30-month prison sentence while those he exposed remain free.

Senate Report Blasts CIA Torture Program Under President Bush

The CIA misled the American people about the effectiveness of waterboarding, a Senate report has found.