Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Fed up with government delay, Judge Gladys Kessler vows to "move as fast as we can" to release torture tapes. (Image via Reprieve)
A federal judge on Thursday lambasted the Obama administration for intentionally stalling the release of damning footage that depicts the force-feeding of a cleared Guantanamo Bay detainee, Syrian Abu Wa’el Dhiab. The Department of Justice has employed a number of delay tactics, attorneys for Dhiab said, since Judge Gladys Kessler last October...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Images reportedly depict black sites in Afghanistan, Thailand, Poland, Lithuania, and Romania, as well as torture devices. (Photo: Prachatai/cc/flickr)
A recently unearthed cache of photographs of CIA black sites is threatening to...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
A U.S. government review board said Friday that Abdul Rahman Shalabi, a...


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.