Jon Queally, staff writer
According to new reporting by McClatchy , the five-year investigation led by the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee into the torture program conducted by the CIA in the aftermath of September 11, 2001 will largely ignore the role played by high-level Bush administration officials, including those on the White House legal team who penned memos that...
Sarah Lazare, staff writer
Front row, left to right: Dr Abdullah al - Hamid, Waleed Abu al - Khair, Dr Mohammad al - Qahtani , Sheikh Suliaman al - Rashudi, Dr Abdulkareem al - Khoder, following a trial session on al - Hamid and al - Qahtani. (Photo Courtesy of Amnesty International Report)
U.S. ally Saudi Arabia is methodically harassing, detaining, and abusing human...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
U.S. attorney argued on Monday that force-feeding, which is widely considered a form of torture, that the practice is not a "painful procedure." (Image via Reprieve)
In the first ever challenge to the U.S. government's ongoing and abusive force-...


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.