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Our fierce fight over torture
The new Congress versus the CIA battle over "hacking" Senate computers and "spying" isn't about surveillance.
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11 hrs ago
Case In PointTHE F.T.C. Challenges Hydrogen Kit Claims, and Loses
Not since the horrors of Abu Ghraib have I been so disturbed by a story that combines women, sadism and murder.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
Exclusive Clip: Dangers Await Within 'Abu Ghraib'
Some of the world's most dangerous terrorists are imprisoned within the walls of the infamous Abu Ghraib prison, and the world took notice in 2004 when stories were leaked from within the Iraqi stronghold about alleged torture and unethical treatment of detainees by U.S. forces.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
The Common Ills
Nouri will get the votes of Moqtada's supporters?
Hey, remember when the useless gasbags were telling you that Moqtada al-Sadr resigning meant that his votes would go to Nouri al-Maliki? We called that stupidity out repeatedly .
Media Matters for America
Right-Wing Media At CPAC Have No Plans To Move On From Benghazi Obsession
If the annual Conservative Political Action Conference is any indication, conservative media won't be abandoning their scandal-mongering about the 2012 attacks in Benghazi any time soon.
The Common Ills
Collective punishment is defined as a War Crime and Nouri excels at War Crimes. So today, his indiscriminate shelling of Falluja residential neighborhoods left 6 people dead and seventeen injured .
Sun Mar 09, 2014
The CIA Has Brought Darkness to America by Fighting in the Shadow
The US flag flying at Guantanamo Bay. 'As covert operations were shielded from oversight, so human rights violations became not just inevitable but routine.'
Suicide bomber kills 21 at crowded Iraq...
A suicide bomber killed 21 people, including two state television employees, at a checkpoint near Baghdad Sunday, after Iraq's premier accused Riyadh and Doha of fuelling bloodshed in the country.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Sri Lanka under fire at Human Rights Council
On March 3, the United Nations Human Rights Council began its 25th session in Geneva.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
UN says 703 killed in Iraq in February attacks
The United Nations said Saturday that violence across Iraq in February killed 703 people, a death toll higher than the year before as the country faces a rising wave of militant attacks rivaling the sectarian bloodshed that followed the U.S.-led invasion.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
New to streaming severices for week of Feb. 24
"Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom" "After Tiller" The aftermath of the murder of Kansas doctor and abortion provider.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Vertical Entertainment releases 'Boys of Abu Ghraib' poster
Vertical Entertainment has released the first official poster for the war drama, " Boys of Abu Ghraib ," which releases to theaters on March 28. The film stars Sean Astin ; Sara Paxton ; John Heard ; Scott Patterson ; Omid Abtahi ; and Luke Moran, who also serves as writer and director for the project.
Sun Feb 23, 2014
The New Zealand Herald
Iraqi helicopter crash kills 4-member crew
Iraqi officials say a military helicopter has crashed in a remote area west of the capital, killing its four-member crew.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
Washington Notebook: Sens. Collins, King could cast key votes on release of secret report
Nearly a decade has passed since disturbing images first surfaced of Iraqi prisoners who were abused by their American military guards and interrogators at Baghdad's now-infamous Abu Ghraib prison.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
Winnifer Hope Carlton: The Hostage Child
In Early October 2011, almost immediately after Valerie was AGAIN wrongfully imprisoned, an agent in Maryland's Attorney General's Office, acting on behalf of Governor Martin O'Malley, signed the Governor's Warrant to extradite Ms.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
America still has a Torture Problem: 4 Reasons Why
Shortly after his first inauguration in 2009, President Obama issued an executive order forbidding torture and closing the CIA's so-called "black sites."
The Daily Star
Senior Iraq police officers jailed over prison breaks
BAGHDAD: Iraq's Central Criminal Court sentenced six high-ranking police officers to five years in jail in connection with the escape of hundreds of inmates last year, a statement said on Wednesday.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
Four Reasons Why Torture (Still) Matters
Reprinted with thanks to Rebecca Gordon from WarTime/Tiempo de Guerras. 1. It's still happening.
Sun Feb 16, 2014
The Common Ills
Today in Iraq, at least 42 people died violent deaths while nineteen more were left injured.
Superstars of Psychology: 10 Best Short Talks
"Philip Zimbardo knows how easy it is for nice people to turn bad. In this talk, he shares insights and graphic unseen photos from the Abu Ghraib trials.