Torture

Nika Knight, staff writer
Protesters demonstrate against Guantanamo Bay in front of the Supreme Court on January 11, 2017
As pro-torture President-elect Donald Trump prepares to take office, members of the Congressional Progressive Caucus (CPC) are urging President Barack Obama to immediately shut down Guantanamo Bay and deny Trump "the tools to reinstate torture." In a letter (pdf) sent Wednesday, 40 members of the CPC, including Rep. Keith Ellison (D-Minn.), Rep...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Retired Marine Gen. John F. Kelly, shown during a 2013 Congressional hearing, is President-elect Trump's nominee for Secretary of Homeland Security. (Photo: Molly Riley/AP)
President-elect Donald Trump's selection to lead the Department of Homeland...
Jon Queally, staff writer
President-elect apparently thinks waterboarding is a much more acceptable form...

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.