Tag: Geneva Conventions

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...

The torture meted out by the CIA far exceeds the conventional understanding of waterboarding

Originally published at The Telegraph by by Peter Foster on 9/7/14 Exclusive: As the US Senate prepares to release a report documenting US torture programme after 9/11, Telegraph reveals new details about the scope of...

Dear Department of Justice: Please Investigate Your Old Boss for Material Support of Terrorism!

By Coleen Rowley Information Clearing House Dear Department of Justice and Department of Treasury Officials: We might have just helped you bag another material supporter of terrorism this week! And you'll never believe who the culprit is!...

The Day America Died

September 30, 2011 was the day America was assassinated. Some of us have watched this day approach and have warned of its coming, only to be greeted with boos and hisses from "patriots" who have...

From the US Boat to Gaza: A July Fourth Shame on the Founders

by Ray McGovern Published on Saturday, July 2, 2011 by CommonDreams.org Yes, that was I standing before the U.S. Embassy in Athens on the eve of the July Fourth weekend holding the American flag in the...

War Crimes Should be Prosecuted!

By Debra Sweet August 24, 2009 Worldcantwait.org CIA Torture Report to be Released The release of the long-anticipated CIA report, quashed since 2006 by the Bush regime, and then postponed several times...