Lauren McCauley, staff writer
"Here’s the bottom line," said attorney Joe Margulies, "Since Barack Obama took office, there is no one more different—who they thought he was and who he is—than Abu Zubaydah. He has done nothing that authorizes his continued detention. It is morally and legally unjustified." (Photo: AP)
After 14 years of being held without charge, Guantánamo prisoner Abu Zubaydah, who was subject to brutal torture and is known as the "guinea pig" for the Central Intelligence Agency's (CIA) "enhanced interrogation program," made his first appearance on Tuesday before the Periodic Review Board and requested to be set free. In a statement (pdf) read...
Mattathias Schwartz, The Intercept
In January 2013, during the military trial of five men accused of plotting the...
Nika Knight, staff writer
Footage from an ABC investigation revealed juvenile detention center guards 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.