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Senate Approves Gina Haspel To Be The Next Director Of The...

(Newsy) She had a tough nomination and confirmation process.

White House Prepares to Defend CIA Nomination of Torture Authority Gina...

Gina Haspel, current Deputy Director of the Central Intelligence Agency and nominee to lead the agency, is facing a wave of resistance from civil...

Rand Paul Announces He’ll Oppose Trump’s State Dept. & CIA Nominees

Washington, D.C.— Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY), who sits on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, announced on Wednesday that he would oppose President Trump’s nominees...

Trump Calls for Laws Allowing Expansion of Torture ‘To Beat ISIS’

After he was criticized for claiming that he could force the United States military to break the current law banning torture methods like waterboarding, Donald...

GOP Candidates Voice Support for Waterboarding, Increasing Guantanamo Detainees

Seven of the remaining GOP candidates participated in a debate hosted by ABC News in Manchester, New Hampshire on Saturday, and when asked about...

Military Judge Denies New Lawyer for 9/11 Suspect as Trial Delays...

Following days of back and forth arguments, Judge Army Col. James Pohl ruled on Thursday that a Yemeni man accused of helping orchestrate the 9/11...

Carly Fiorina Defends CIA Torture, Handed HP Servers To NSA

GOP presidential candidate and former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina defended the torture tactics used by the CIA in the aftermath of 9/11, and revealed her direct...

Federal Judge Criticizes Obama Admin for Stalling Release of Force Feeding...

On Thursday the Obama administration came under fire after another delay in the release of classified footage that shows a former detainee at Guantanamo...

Over 100 International Groups Call on US to Prosecute Torture

Friday June 26th will mark International Day in Support of Victims of Torture. This day is an opportunity for the people of the world to "reaffirm...
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Senate Votes to Ban Waterboarding and Other Forms of Torture

The U.S. Senate has voted to outlaw a number of forms of torture, used by the CIA and U.S. military while interrogating suspects.  Under...

Federal Judge Challenges Obama’s Use of Executive Order to Hide Gitmo...

The Obama Administration is invoking an executive order on classified information in order to prevent the release of videos that show forced-feeding of a...

Wife of American Imprisoned in Iran Details His Arrest – EXCLUSIVE...

WASHINGTON—February 15, 2015 - When Naghmeh Abedini married her husband Saeed in Iran, she never dreamed she would raise their future children as a...

Exclusive: CIA Whistleblower John Kiriakou “I Am Proud To Have...

Washington D.C.- “As terrible as it’s been, as difficult as it’s been,” CIA whistleblower John Kiriakou would expose the agency’s torture practices all over...

“Torture” Whistleblower Allowed To Serve Last 86 Days of Sentence At...

After nearly two years in prison for revealing the CIA torture program, former CIA officer John Kiriakou has been allowed to serve the last...

Don’t Let The Media Fool You: The United States Government is...

As activists and human rights organizations around the world prepare for a Global Day of Action Against Torture we reflect on the US governments...

ACLU, Human Rights Watch Call for Criminal Investigation into CIA Torture...

After the US Senate Intelligence Committee released its exhaustive report on the torture tactics used by the Central Intelligence Agency under its post-9/11 enhanced...

Former Bush Official: CIA Torture Program Produced False Information to Justify...

Following the release of the Senate Intelligence Committee's report on the torture techniques used by the Central Intelligence Agency on terror suspects after September...

Report Claims Medical Professionals in CIA Torture Program May Have Committed...

On Tuesday, Physicians for Human Rights (PHR), an organization that examines human rights violations in the medical field, released a report that called for...

Cheney, Neocons Con Americans On Torture As New Norm

Former Vice President Dick Cheney did exactly what everyone expected him to do. On Sunday morning, appearing on NBC’s “Meet The Press,” Cheney aggressively...

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