Torture

Nadia Prupis, staff writer
President Barack Obama is banning the use of solitary confinement for juveniles and low-level offenders in U.S. federal jails, a measure that the ACLU said could save thousands from "needless suffering and permanent psychological damage." In an op-ed for the Washington Post published Monday night, Obama invoked the story of Kalief Browder, who at...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
 A representative from the U.S. Department of Defense asked the APA to consider its "views regarding the presence of psychologists at Guantánamo" as "a matter of policy, not an ethical mandate."(Photo: Justin Norman/cc/flickr)
The U.S. Department of Defense is asking the American Psychological Association...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Fourteen years ago on Monday, the first wave of detainees arrived at the...

Further

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.