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Arguing passionately for the need for transparency to save ourselves, 29 activist groups have sent President Obama a letter urging him to investigate senior Bush officials who sanctioned torture. The groups, ranging from Code Pink to Center for Constitutional Rights to religious groups, accused Obama of violating international law by suppressing the release of torture photos, a move supported this week by the Supreme Court.


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