Torture

Judge let US secretly destroy CIA ‘black site’ evidence

GUANTANAMO BAY NAVY BASE, Cuba -- Defense lawyers for the alleged 9/11 plotters said for the first time Sunday that the government destroyed a secret CIA prison with secret permission of the trial judge,...

Guantánamo judge: 9/11 prosecutor’s proposed trial evidence is so far inadequate

GUANTANAMO BAY NAVY BASE, Cuba People wondering when the 9/11 terror trial will actually begin got a new, if somewhat mysterious, metric from the military judge Monday. Army Col. James L. Pohl, the judge, said prosecutors...

Five Revelations in the Missing 28 Pages

The missing 28 pages from the U.S. Congressional Joint Inquiry into intelligence activities related to 911 were finally released to the public. These pages do not reveal a lot of new information but what...

Senate report on CIA torture is one step closer to disappearing

Originally published at Yahoo News by Michael Isikoff on 5/16/16 The CIA inspector general’s office — the spy agency’s internal watchdog — has acknowledged it “mistakenly” destroyed its only copy of a mammoth Senate torture...

Ex-CIA boss admits to BBC Panorama that it tortured

Originally published at BBC News by Hilary Andersson on 8/3/15 The agency's position has always been that the "enhanced interrogation" techniques it used under George W Bush, did not amount to torture, because they were...

Outside Psychologists Shielded US Torture Program, Report Finds

Originally published at The NYTimes by James Risen on 7/10/15 WASHINGTON — The Central Intelligence Agency’s health professionals repeatedly criticized the agency’s post-Sept. 11 interrogation program, but their protests were rebuffed by prominent outside psychologists...

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