Torture

Sarah Lazare, staff writer
Guantanamo force feeding paraphernalia. (Photo: Wikimedia / Creative Commons)
Leading medical groups are speaking out in support of a U.S. Navy nurse who refused on ethical grounds to force-feed hunger strikers held captive at Guantanamo Bay. The American Nurses Association announced Wednesday that they have penned letters to U.S. government and military officials strongly urging against any punishment or retaliation for...
Kevin Gosztola, FireDogLake
Members of the United Nations Committee Against Torture reviewing the United...
Jon Queally, staff writer
The Obama administration indicated on Wednesday that it will back away from a...

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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.