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.
"This decision vindicates the rule of law and gives hope to the thousands of victims seeking accountability when domestic courts and authorities have failed them."
"Torture is never justified and anyone who uses it must be held to account."
"If we do not learn from history we will be doomed to repeat our mistakes—and I...
Human Rights Watch (HRW)
Freedom of the Press Foundation
Physicians for Human Rights
Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR)