Rhetoric Vs. Reality

Abby Zimet

On the same day he received the Nobel Peace Prize, the ACLU blasted
President Obama for shielding Bush officials from accountability for
its torture polices "on every front....from civil liability, criminal
investigation and even public scrutiny." To date, it noted, "not a
single torture victim has had his day in court."


Never Miss a Beat.

Get our best delivered to your inbox.

"The Bush administration constructed a legal framework for torture,"
said the ACLU's Jameel Jaffer. "Now the Obama administration is
constructing a legal framework for impunity."

This is the world we live in. This is the world we cover.

Because of people like you, another world is possible. There are many battles to be won, but we will battle them together—all of us. Common Dreams is not your normal news site. We don't survive on clicks. We don't want advertising dollars. We want the world to be a better place. But we can't do it alone. It doesn't work that way. We need you. If you can help today—because every gift of every size matters—please do. Without Your Support We Simply Don't Exist.

Please select a donation method:

Share This Article