Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
In a maneuver blasted by constitutional rights experts as "rare and unusual," the Obama administration late on Friday submitted a long-awaited filing urging a federal judge not to order the release of a hunger-striking prisoner at Guantánamo Bay, whose condition has been described by his lawyers as deteriorating rapidly. The filing was kept under...
Jon Queally, staff writer
While also foregoing the opportunity to condemn the establishment of a torture...
Sarah Lazare, staff writer
"The things that seem consistent and clear to me are the support that I receive from my friends, my family and the millions of people all over the world," wrote Chelsea Manning. (Photo: Alicia Neal, in cooperation with Chelsea Manning, commissioned by the Chelsea Manning Support Network)
Military prison authorities threaten severe punishment for trivial offenses, in...


Because no one has yet been held accountable for U.S. torture practices widely deemed "sadistic and terrifying," two open-government and FOIA activists are suing the CIA for its continued secrecy about its alleged secret surveillance of Senate lawmakers secretly investigating secret Bush-era torture. Welcome to the most transparent - and Kafkaesque - administration in history.